James Drummond (artist)
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James Drummond, circa 1845, by Hill & Adamson.
He was born in 1816, in John Knox House in the Royal Mile, Edinburgh.
He studied at the Trustees Academy in Edinburgh under Sir William Allan.
He was a member of the Photographic Society of Scotland and was photographed by Hill & Adamson around 1843. He was also a member of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. In November 1876 he is listed as their Curator of the Museum, along with Robert Carfrae.
He produced a series of drawings of buildings in the Old Town later reproduced as lithographs.
Drummond specialised in historical recreations: imaginary reconstructions of past events.
- The Porteous Mob
- Montrose paraded on the Royal Mile
- The Return of Mary Queen of Scots to Edinburgh
- Portrait of Baroness Burdett-Coutts and her Companion Mrs Brown in Edinburgh (1874)
- The Pipe-Smoker
- Queen Mary's Last Look
- Ancient Scottish Weapons (portfolio series)
- Fisherman Drawing on his Pipe
- The Fiery Cross
- Old Salty (1841)
- The Departure of the Bride
- Border Reivers
- Portrait of Robert Burns
- Old Edinburgh (portfolio series)
- The Old Fisherman
- National Gallery of Scotland, James Drummond
- Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, November 1876
- Edinburgh and Leith Post Office Directory 1875-76
- Stephen, Leslie, ed. (1888). "Drummond, James (1816-1877)". Dictionary of National Biography. 16. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
- James Drummond in the National Galleries of Scotland 
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