1806 – 1877
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Who was James Ballantine?
James Ballantine was an artist and author.
Born in St Cuthbert's Parish of Edinburgh, he began life as a house painter. He studied art and became one of the first to revive the art of glass-painting, on which subject he wrote a treatise. He was the author of The Gaberlunzie's Wallet, Miller of Deanhaugh, Poems, 100 Songs with Music, and a Life of David Roberts, R.A..
He died from a "congestion of the lungs" in Warrender Lodge, Meadows, Edinburgh at the age of 71.
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- Dec 18, 1877
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