In 1760, Thomas Braidwood of Edinburgh set up the first school for deaf children in the world.
Portrait of a Young Naval Subaltern by Charles Shirreff, c. 1800
- Watercolor and bodycolour on ivory, gold frame, hair reverse wth seed pearls
- 7.8 × 6.4cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £553 ( Total: £1,000)
- Acquired in:
The first pupil enrolled was Charles Shirreff, who later trained at the Royal Academy in London and went on to become one of Britains leading miniaturists.
Unknown. The Museum has carried out an Art Loss Register search.