Art Union of Scotland

for the Promotion of the Fine Arts

The Society was founded in 1837.  In 1842, and possibly earlier, it was under the patronage of HRH Prince Albert. 

The Society issued shares for 1 Gn each.  Until 1842, it used the name:

The New Association for the Promotion of Fine Art in Scotland.

[Caledonian Mercury  Advertisements  5 February 1842,  17 Nov 1842]


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