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Images Dated 9th May 2006

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Sir John Moore, British soldier and general, (1870).Artist: S Freeman Featured 9 May 2006 Image

Sir John Moore, British soldier and general, (1870).Artist: S Freeman

Sir John Moore, British soldier and general, (1870). Moore (1761-1809) commanded the British forces at the Battle of Corunna (La Coruna), Peninsular War, Spain 16 January 1809. Retreating from a much larger French army commanded by Marshal Soult, the British were able to hold the French off long enough to be evacuated by sea. Moore was mortally wounded in the battle. He was the subject of Charles Wolfe's poem The Burial of Sir John Moore, published in 1817. An engraving from Robert Chambers A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Blackie and Son, (Glasgow, Edinburgh, and London, 1870)

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Joseph Black, Scottish physicist and chemist, (1870).Artist: J Rogers Featured 9 May 2006 Image

Joseph Black, Scottish physicist and chemist, (1870).Artist: J Rogers

Joseph Black, Scottish physicist and chemist, (1870). Black (1728-1799) was the first to isolate carbon dioxide in a pure state. His work also helped discredit the theory of the theory of phlogiston. He is most famous for devising the theory of latent heat and demonstrating that different substances have different specific heats. An engraving from Robert Chambers A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Blackie and Son, (Glasgow, Edinburgh, and London, 1870)

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Sir Henry Raeburn, Scottish portrait painter, (1870).Artist: TW Knight Featured 9 May 2006 Image

Sir Henry Raeburn, Scottish portrait painter, (1870).Artist: TW Knight

Sir Henry Raeburn, Scottish portrait painter, (1870). Raeburn painted the portraits of many eminent Scots as well as The Skating Minister ('The Reverend Robert Walker Skating on Duddingston Loch which has come to be regarded as an icon of Scottish culture. An engraving from Robert Chambers A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Blackie and Son, (Glasgow, Edinburgh, and London, 1870)

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