She was named one of Britains greatest writers. One of her early works was The Comforters, in which the main character begins to realise that she is a character in a novel.
(Born 1903 in Loanhead in Midlothian), Painting
Know as William MacTaggart the Younger, so as not to be confused with hisgran father. He was a landscape painter who captured images of Scotland and countries around Europe.
(Born 1892 in Edinburgh in Edinburgh), Painting
Dorothy was an accomplished Scottish artist, painter and watercolourist. The daughter of George Whitton Johnstone.
(Born 1871 in Edinburgh in Edinburgh), Painting
Sholto Johnstone Douglas, Scottish artist, painted portraits and landscapes.
Famous for among other things one of the most expensive Scottish paintings sold auction, Still Life with Coffee Pot.
A rather famous Scottish writer. Perhaps best known for crime fiction novels about a detective named, Sherlock Holmes. He was a prolific writer of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, historical novels and plays.
(Born 1832 in Edinburgh in Edinburgh), Painting
Sir William Quiller Orchardson, Scottish painter, was known for his paintings of historic and domestic scenes.
(Born 1813 in Edinburgh), Sculpture
A Scottish sculptor, who was commission for many public monuments for St Pauls, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament.
(Born 1777 in Leith in Edinburgh), Nonfiction
He was a well respected doctor who wrote a number of books on the Larynx (voice box) and childhood diseases.
(Born 1758 in Edinburgh in Edinburgh), Painting
Nasmyth was a Scottish landscape and portrait painter. One of his best known works is the portrait of his friend and poet Robert Burns. His impressive landscapes include View of Tantallon Castle and the Bass Rock. In addition to painting he also was an engineer and was involved with the designing and building of several bridges.
(Born 1756 in Stockbridge in Edinburgh), Painting
Scottish portrait artist. Most famous for his portrait of Sir John Sinclair.
(Born 1713 in Edinburgh in Edinburgh), Painting
Accomplished Scottish painter. Perhaps best known for his portraits of George III in around 1762 and The Lost Portrait of Charles Edward Stuart 1745. He was also the teacher of Alexander Nasmyth.