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A portrait of Thomas Spencer Baynes, done in 1888 by Lowes Cato Dickinson (1819 – 1908), a Victorian painter from London. It now hangs in the Senate Room of the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Baynes was the chief editor of the celebrated 9th edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica, in which he was assisted after 1880 by William Robertson Smith. Baynes was the first English-born editor of the Britannica; all earlier editors were Scottish.


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