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Gallery: JCM's Extended Family

Sir John Clerk:  Maxwell's Great Great Grandfather, Sir John Clerk, 2nd Baronet

Courtesy of Sir John Clerk of Penicuik

Clerk of Eldin:  John Clerk of Eldin (1728-1812) JCM's great-grand-uncle

Photogravure (circa 1903) of a portrait by James Saxon

Source: www.walterscott.lib.ed.ac.uk/portraits/artists/images/eldin.html
Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported licence

Lord Eldin:  John Clerk, Lord Eldin, FRSE (1757 - 1832)
Son of JCM's great-grand-uncle, John Clerk of Eldin
Nephew of the architects Robert and John Adam

Portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn about 1815
Courtesy of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Sir George Clerk:  Maxwell's Uncle, Sir George Clerk

Courtesy of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Henry Clerk:  Maxwell's Cousin, Major General Henry Clerk


Courtesy of Royal Artillery, Greenwich

Jemima Blackburn :  Maxwell's Cousin, Jemima Blackburn,
 née Wedderburn  (1823-1909). 
Jemima was Maxwell's cousin, an accomplished artist
and illustrator. 
She married Hugh Blackburn (1823-1905) who was
Professor of Mathematics at Glasgow from 1849-79. 
Blackburn had succeeded Lord Kelvin’s father(1786-1849).
Lord Kelvin (1824-1907) being the Professor of Physics
at Glasgow for the 54 years from 1846-99).

Photograph by Alinari of Florence,1852

Isabella Cay:  Isabella Cay née Dyce (1811-1852) was the mother
of William Dyce Cay and Charles Hope Cay.

Isabella Cay - The Artist's Sister
William Dyce RA HRSA
c. 1835
oil on canvas
Object number: ABDAG011503
Image credit: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums Collections
 

William Dyce Cay:  Maxwell's Cousin, William Dyce Cay

Courtesy of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

William Dyce Cay:  Maxwell's Cousin, William Dyce Cay

Courtesy of the Institution of Civil Engineers

Charles Hope Cay:  Maxwell's Cousin, Charles Hope Cay       

Courtesy of Clifton College, Bristol

John Cay & Sons:  John Cay (1790-1865) (seated)
Clerk Maxwell’s uncle
A member of the Edinburgh Calotype Club
With his sons Robert (1822-1888) (right)
and Edward (1825-1874).
Both Robert and Edward later became
sheep farmers near Brisbane, Australia.
              
Reproduced by permission of the
National Library of Scotland
 

Edward Cay:  Edward Cay (1825-1874)
Clerk Maxwell’s cousin
Later a sheep farmer in Australia
He was the son of John Cay

Reproduced by permission of the
National Library of Scotland

Robert Cay:  Robert Dundas Cay, (1807-1888)
Writer to the Signet, another of
Clerk Maxwell’s uncles and brother
of John Cay.

Reproduced by permission of the
National Library of Scotland
 

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