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2020.1.40

Black & white photograph of Hector MacLean (1882/3-1970), Kenovay and Balephetrish, and his wife Margaret/Maggie Janet/Jessie McMaster, in around 1905. Hector was the son of Lachlan MacLean, Kenovay (1836-1921) and Mary MacDonald (1852-1920). Note that the image is composed of two separate portraits. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

2020.1.39

Black & white photograph of (L-R) Lachlan MacLean and Mary MacLean, the children of Donald MacLean (1878-1936), Kenovay, and Johann Campbell. Donald was the son of Lachlan MacLean (1836-1921) and Mary MacDonald (1852-1920). The photo was taken at the old milk house at Kenovay in around 1930. The cheese press is visible on the left. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

2020.1.38

Black & white photograph of the wedding of Donald MacLean (1878-1936), Kenovay, and Johann Campbell in Glasgow in 1924. Donald was the son of Lachlan MacLean (1836-1921) and Mary MacDonald (1852-1920). Back row (L-R): Donald Archibald McLean, Johann’s sister, Minister, Johann’s sister, Johann’s brother. Front row (L-R): Mary/Mashag McLean (Donald’s sister), John/Iain McLean (Donald’s nephew), Donald, Johann, Johann’s sister, Johann’s brother. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

2020.1.37

Four photographs of the family of Mary McLean (b. 1876) and her husband Alexander Walker. Mary was the daughter of Lachlan MacLean (1836-1921) and Mary MacDonald (1852-1920), Kenovay. Top left (L-R) James Walker (son of Mary), Mary Black (daughter of Donald Archibald), Donald Archibald MacLean (brother of Mary), and Mary McLean Walker, seated, in around 1940. Top right: Mary’s daughter’s Maisie/Mary and Grace in around 1925. Middle: Mary’s children (L-R) Grace, James, Maisie/Mary, Sandy/Alexander in around 1923. Bottom: Mary’s sons James and Sandy in around 1943. They joined the Border Regiment and served in Burma. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.36

Black & white portrait photograph of Mary McLean (b. 1876) and her husband Alexander Walker in around 1900. Mary was the daughter of Lachlan MacLean (1836-1921) and Mary MacDonald (1852-1920), Kenovay. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

Artefact Exhibition online

Our archivist spent most of December photographing and uploading many more artefacts from An Iodhlann’s collection. You can view all of our digitised artefacts here. We hope you enjoy them.

Made by Sam Stevenson, Scarinish, 1940s

2020.1.35

Copy of the Magistrates Inquiry regarding the disappearance at sea of Lachlan MacLean, Tobermory, son of Christina MacLean (1873-1948), Kenovay, and Hector McLean, Gott and Tobermory. Lachlan disappeared from ‘MV Awahou’ off the coast of Australia in 1951, in the territory of Papua & New Guinea. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.34

Four photographs relating to two sons of Christina MacLean (1873-1948), Kenovay, and Hector McLean, Gott and Tobermory. Clockwise from top left: brothers Lachlan and Donald Mclean of Tobermory, who both lost their lives while serving in the Merchant Navy; Lachlan in 1917; Lachlan in 1930; Donald and his bride Maggie MacArthur. Donald was lost overboard in 1926, while Lachlan disappeared from ‘MV Awahou’ off the coast of Australia in 1951 (see Magistrates Inquiry). Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.33

Two photographs relating to the family of Mary MacLean, Tobermory, daughter of Christina MacLean (1873-1948), Kenovay, and Hector McLean, Gott and Tobermory. Left: Mary McLean, Tobermory. Right: Jack McConnel, standing (Mary’s father-in-law), seated (L-R) Jack McConnel (Mary’s husband), Mary, and front (L-R) their children, Hector, John and Gordon. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.32

Black & white studio portrait photograph of (L-R) Donald Archibald MacLean, Kenovay and Linlithgow; Donald MacLean, Tobermory; John/Iain MacLean, Tobermory, in around 1915. John/Iain and Donald are the nephews of Donald Archibald. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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