2012.16.4

Photograph of a dinner plate with a parrot in the centre, ca 1910

Colour photograph of a white china dinner plate trimmed in grey and burgundy with a small drawing of an African Grey Parrot in the centre. The plate was part of the wedding dinner service of Alison Balfour (Lady Frances Balfour`s daughter, both of whom regularly visited Tiree) around 1910. The parrot `Kusakoo` was an engagement present from her fiancee Dr Milne, around 1909. The photograph was taken by their grandaughter Jean Lindsay. (original stored with 2012.16.6 filing cabinet 9 drawer 4)

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Object Details

Other Number: R106
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs R100-199
Current Location: normal location

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