Colin Maclaurin


Portrait by the 11th Earl of Buchan after an earlier portrait by James Ferguson
David Steuart Erskine, 11th Earl of Buchan (12 June 1742 - 19 April 1829), styled Lord Cardross between 1747 and 1767, was a Scottish antiquarian and patron of the arts and sciences.

James Ferguson (1710 - 1776), Astronomer, instrument maker, scientific lecturer and painter. Maclaurin met and tutored the young astronomer James Ferguson.


JOC/EFR March 2017

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