Roderick Finlayson Signature on piece

Roderick Finlayson Signature on piece
Lot 87 in our auction Saturday 17th April 2021
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Roderick Finlayson was born in Scotland and came to Vancouver’s Island with the HBC. He worked under Charles Ross in the building of Fort Victoria in 1843–1844. By 1859 he was the HBC Chief Factor in Victoria.

By Scholefield, E. O. S. (Ethelbert Olaf Stuart), 1875-1919 and Howay, Frederic William, 1867-1943 – British Columbia from the earliest times to the present, Volume 4, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4944955