ALLEN, Sir William. 16321



Autograph Letter Signed, to Joseph McGregor, reminding him of his promise to lend his Highland dress, “viz. Kilt, Plaid & sword and sword belt”, because “I am at present at work upon some of the clan McGregor”. 1 page 7½ x 4½ inches, in good condition, integral blank leaf. 72 Great King Street, 10 January 1842. Sir William Allan (1782 – 1850), distinguished Scottish historical painter known for his scenes of Russian life. He travelled extensively in Russia after 1805, and witnessed the French invasion (1812).