The Newspaper Project

Hardware and Optical Warehouse

Tortoise Shell Spectacles! Ramsden’s Telescopes! Thermometers! Mathematical Instruments! And, err, an oil painting of the last interview of LEWIS XVI, with his family?

William Aitchison

Excerpt taken from: Caledonian Mercury, 4 Jan. 1800. British Library Newspapers, accessed via National Library of Scotland membership.