1838 in Scotland

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Events from the year 1838 in Scotland.


Law officers[edit]





The arts[edit]

  • 31 August – scene painter David Roberts sets sail for Egypt to produce a series of drawings of the region for use as the basis for paintings and chromolithographs.
  • November – Johann Strauss I and his orchestra visit Edinburgh and Glasgow.
  • Alexander and John Bethune publish Tales and Sketches of the Scottish Peasantry.[12]

See also[edit]


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  9. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  10. ^ "Glen Ord Scotch Whisky Distillery". ScotchWhisky.net. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  11. ^ Fleet, Christopher; Withers, Charles W. J. "Ordnance Survey Maps - Six-inch 1st edition, Scotland, 1843-1882: A Scottish paper landscape". National Library of Scotland. Retrieved 2014-09-05. 
  12. ^ Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6.