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2020.1.50

Royal Engineers shoulder patch belonging to Charles McLean (1894-1923), youngest son of Lachlan McLean and Mary McDonald, Kenovay. Charles served in the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders at the Somme during WW1. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

2020.1.48

Black & white portrait photograph of Charles McLean (1894-1923), youngest son of Lachlan McLean and Mary McDonald, Kenovay, taken in around 1910. Charles was a Royal Engineer in the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders during WW1. He was gassed at the Somme and, though treated in an army hospital at Glengarry, died at the age of 28. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

2020.1.47

Tobermory School Dux Medal awarded to Lachlan McLean, son of Mary/Mashag MacLean (1888-1964), Kenovay, in around 1930. ‘Wee Lachie‘ was brought up by his Aunt Christina McLean and Uncle Hector in Tobermory. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

2020.1.45

Black & white photograph of the wedding of Freddie McGill, son of Mary/Mashag MacLean (1888-1964), Kenovay, in the 1950s. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family. Donald is pictured in the top-left corner.

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2020.1.44

Black & white photograph of Mary/Mashag MacLean (1888-1964), Kenovay, in nurses uniform in around 1924. On the reverse is written “Dear and kind Auntie Mashag”. Mary was the youngest sister of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay. She married Alfred McGill and had a son, Freddie. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

 

2020.1.42

Black & white photograph of a family group at the door of Croft 5 Balephetrish owned by Hector MacLean (1882/3-1970). On the reverse, Donald Archibald MacLean’s daughter, Effie, has written: “Uncle Hector’s house which was never completed. Last holiday at Tiree, 1934. George, Charles, Mary, Mother [Euphemia], Effie. Foreground George’s barrow with Alister, Isabel”. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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.