Associated People: Whyte, Mr Duncan MacGregor, Balephuil (1866 - 1953)

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Photograph of a painting by Duncan MacGregor-Whyte

Colour photograph of a painting of a boy sitting on the machair at Balephuil, with Kenavara in the background, by Duncan MacGregor-Whyte (1866-1953) of Oban/Balephuil. Taken at an exhibition of his works in Oban in 1984. The boy is John Brown of Balephuil, Donald Archie Brown’s cousin.

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Photograph of Ena MacGregor-Whyte at an exhibition of works by Duncan MacGregor-Whyte

Colour photograph of Ena MacGregor-Whyte at an exhibition of paintings by her father-in-law Duncan MacGregor-Whyte (1866-1953) of Oban/Balephuil in Oban in 1984.

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Photograph of Ena MacGregor Whyte and Meena Knapman in 1984

Colour photograph of (L-R) Ena MacGregor Whyte and Meena Knapman, Kenovay, at an exhibition of paintings by Ena`s father-in-law Duncan MacGregor-Whyte (1866-1953) of Oban/Balephuil in Oban in 1984.

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2013.5.1

Various paper cuttings and information about artist Duncan MacGregor Whyte, Balephuil.

Collection of pieces of information about artist Duncan MacGregor Whyte (1866-1953) of Balephuil and Oban, and his paintings, from Iain Knapman, Balephuil and Basingstoke: (1) list of works held in the Holmes a Court collection, Australia, (2) birth certificate of DMW, (3) death certificate of DMW, (4) printed entry about DMW in cataloque of artists (WIEBKE), (5) information about DMW and his wife Mary Barnard, and their works displayed at the Oban Art Society Exhibition of 1984, (6) newspaper photograph of DMW in his kilt, (7) cutting from Oban Times 1982 “Argyll paintings under the hammer”.

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Photograph of a painting by Duncan MacGregor-Whyte ca 1910

Colour photograph of an oil painting of two women by Duncan MacGregor-Whyte who had a studio at Balephuil in the early 1900s and painted many Tiree people. The woman holding the toy rabbit is probably his wife, Mary Barnard, also an accomplished artist who opened `The Bunny Shop` in Oban.

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2012.132.1

Photograph of `The Studio` at Balephuil

Colour photograph of the house named `The Studio` overlooking Traigh Bhi at Balephuil. Taken around the 1970s. The Studio (the low building on the right) is the former Tiree residence of the artist Duncan MacGregor Whyte who painted many portraits of Tiree people in the early 1900s.

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Newspaper tributes to Duncan MacGregor Whyte and his wife and daughter-in-law.

Photocopied newspaper articles about the MacGregor Whyte family of Oban and Balephuil: (1) obituary for Duncan MacGregor Whyte (1866-1953) the artist who stayed at The Studio, Balephuil, (2) obituary for his wife Mary Barnard, (3) D.MacGregor Whyte honoured, and (4) obituary for Ena MacGregor Whyte (d. 1987), the wife of his son Tearlach.