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Chair, sedan


Private sedan chair, handsomely ornamented and painted, with coat of arms on the back, made in Edinburgh or London, c. 1780, and used by Professor Alexander Hamilton, Professor of Midwifery, University of Edinburgh, and his son and successor, Professor James Hamilton, especially in their night practice, c. 1780 - 1839

Museum reference

H.NT 13


Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Chair, sedan

Production information

Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, Northern Europe
London, England, Northern Europe


c. 1780


Wood, Metal, Textile, Glass

Physical description

Wood, metal, textile, glass


Previous owner: Hamilton, Alexander, Professor, 1739 - 1802
Previous owner: Hamilton, James, Professor, 1767 - 1839


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