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TITLE
Provost Cuthbert
EXTERNAL ID
AB_INVTOWNHOUSE07_51
PLACENAME
Inverness
DATE OF IMAGE
1730
PERIOD
1730s
CREATOR
unknown
SOURCE
Am Baile
ASSET ID
426
KEYWORDS
Inverness Town House
portraits
provosts
Cuthberts
Provost Cuthbert

This portrait of Provost Cuthbert hangs in Inverness Town House, in the Council Chamber. The date on the frame is 1730. The artist is unknown.

There was no Provost Cuthbert serving in 1730 but ex-Provosts are given the courtesy title of Provost. The family of Cuthbert was one of the most powerful families in Inverness in its day and several Cuthberts served as Provost, often more than once, between 1556 and 1646. The painting could be of any one of them.

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Provost Cuthbert

1730s

Inverness Town House; portraits; provosts; Cuthberts

Am Baile

Inverness Town House 2007

This portrait of Provost Cuthbert hangs in Inverness Town House, in the Council Chamber. The date on the frame is 1730. The artist is unknown.<br /> <br /> There was no Provost Cuthbert serving in 1730 but ex-Provosts are given the courtesy title of Provost. The family of Cuthbert was one of the most powerful families in Inverness in its day and several Cuthberts served as Provost, often more than once, between 1556 and 1646. The painting could be of any one of them.