Paton, Sir (Joseph) Noël
- Nicola Bown
Paton, Sir (Joseph) Noël (1821–1901), history painter, was born on 13 December 1821 at Wooer's Alley Cottage, Wooer's Alley, Dunfermline, the second of three children of Joseph Neil Paton (1797–1874), damask designer and manufacturer, and his wife, Catherine MacDiarmid (d. 1853). All three children followed their father into the business before pursuing artistic careers. ...