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JAMES PATERSON (1789-1866) AN ALBUM OF SILHOUETTES thirty, including one double, ink on card, several in colour, mounted one to a page (19.5 x 15cm) two pencil drawings of young ladies at end, titled Silhouettes chiefly of officers, 45th (Nottinghamshire) Regiment with members of their families taken from 1818 to 1826 whilst quartered in Ceylon by Asst Surgeon J Paterson 45th Regiment, original vellum covered boards, worn and soiled
Army Surgeon and amateur profilist James Paterson, MD was appointed Assistant Surgeon to the (Nottighamshire) Regiment of Foot (later the Sherwood Foresters) on 28 August 1811. He was promoted Suregeon, 13 Foot on 25 May 1826. He died in Edinburgh.
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