Allan Ramsay (1686–1758) Scottish poet, playwright, publisher, librarian and wig-maker



Allan Ramsay (1686–1758) was a Scottish poet (or makar), playwright, publisher, librarian and wig-maker. He was the father of the portrait painter Allan Ramsay.
Engraved by W. Howison after the portrait by William Aikman for ‘Lives of Illustrious and Distinguished’ by Robert Chambers, 1834. Published by Blackie & Son, Glasgow. Original page size approx. 134 x 218 mm

600 dpi
Steel engraving
Image size approx. 99 x 100 mm