Mrs Duncan (d.1834)

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Robert Scott Lauder
Born Silvermills, Edinburgh, 1803-1869

Mrs George Duncan, c. 1830

Oil on canvas
On loan from the Directors of Balgowan School
Museum Number 9999-0117

Hester Eliza Wheeler married George Duncan, a prominent Dundee business man, philanthropist and art collector.

She is formally posed wearing lace, furs and ostrich feathers. Contrast this with the informality of another fashionable lady, George Henry's The Feather Boa, in the collection of Dundee Art Galleries and Museums.

Mrs Duncan (d.1834)
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