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Twelve Advocates Who Plead without a Wig, etching by John Kay (1811)

From: John Kay, A Series of Original Portraits, With Biographical Sketches and Illustrative Anecdotes (Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1877), vol. IV, facing p. 462.

Beginning at the top, and ranging from left to right, the advocates portrayed are: Adam Gillies (later Lord Gillies), Alexander Irving (later Lord Newton), James Millar, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Corbet, George Joseph Bell, William Rose Robinson, John Wright, John Graham Dalyell, Francis Jeffrey, John Jardine, and John Cunninghame.