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Nasmyth, Alexanderlocked

(1758–1840)
  • J. C. B. Cooksey

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Nasmyth, Alexander (1758–1840), artist and engineer, was born on 9 September 1758 at his father's house at Anderson's Land in the Grassmarket, Edinburgh, the second of two children of Michael Naesmyth (1719–1803), an architect and builder, and his wife, Lillias Anderson, known as Mary...

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