The Edinburgh of John Kay

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  John Kay (1742 – 1826) was a self-taught artist and engraver who had come to Edinburgh as a young man to work as a barber and hairdresser. However in 1784 he abandoned his craft and for the next 38 years he sketched and engraved his contemporaries.

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Hi, My name is Al and I’ve built this site for Eric, and now he’s in charge.