Photocopy of a tri-fold brochure from an exhibition by the Oban Art Society of works by Duncan MacGregor Whyte (1866-1953) and his wife, Mary Bernard (1870-1946), in St. Columba’s Church, Oban in September 1984. Includes biographies and lists of named works. The MacG Whytes built The Studio in Balephuil.
Two lists of artists and their works exhibited at various galleries between 1862 and 1963, including Duncan MacGregor Whyte (1866-1953), who built ‘The Studio’ at Balephuil.
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Newspaper article, accounts and letters to/from the Scottish Arts Council and Derrick Wolstencroft, Milton, regarding the ‘Sculpture in Water’ exhibition at Milton organised by Tiree Art Enterprises as part of the Tiree Arts Festival 1996. Committee members and artists mentioned include Frances Walker, Donald MacDonald, Anne Black, Frank Curran, Rev Bob Higham, Kip Poulson (Coll) and Ekkehard Altenburger (Edinburgh).
Softback book ‘Out West’ by Iain Patterson, 2017.
Catalogue of art from an exhibition by the artist Iain Patterson, including references to architecture on Tiree, where he has rebuilt a traditional croft house. (Pages 60-61)
Painting by the wife of Duncan MacGregor Whyte
Framed watercolour painting of a Perthshire glen with Highland cattle, by Mary Barnard, the artist wife of artist Duncan MacGregor Whyte of Oban and Balephuil. They built `The Studio` in Balephuil.
Scale model of Cnoc house, Ruaig
Detailed and accurate scale model of `Cnoc` house at Ruaig, hand-made around the 1980s by Tiree vet and piping tutor Robert Beck who lived there until 2014.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 431, 06/12/08
Local news: 40 years of Tigh a Rudha; SWRI meeting; bottle wall at school; clay modelling at the school; careers and enterprise event at the school.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 417, 24/5/08
Local news: call for information on skate; interview with Fiona Maxwell, Kenovay; photography competition; nature in schools; biodiversity; improvements to Oban-Glasgow bus service; Goose Management Scheme; Tiree Trust news; Tiree Regatta Club; champion Ruaig bullock.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 426, 27/9/08
Local news: stained-glass window of Gott Bay for Glasgow Royal Infirmary Chapel; road rage; beach access; BBC Alba Gaelic channel for Sky TV; SWRI meeting; interview with Angus Munn; CalMac QE2 Clyde cruises; healthy eating week at Tiree High School; community turbine news; new website for Gaelic teachers; school news; An Iodhlann news; lamb sale results.
Photograph of Crossapol Bay with Beinn Hough in the background, ca 1910
Card-mounted, black & white photograph across Crossapol Bay with Beinn Hough in the backround. Taken from An Àird, Tràigh Bhàigh, by well-known art photographer Andrew Swan Watson around 1910. Watson worked in photography from at least as early as 1884 until around 1930, had a studio in Edinburgh, was the President of the Edinburgh Professional Photographers Society, won several European awards, and was noted for his photographs of clouds. This landscape shot may be one of the earliest ever taken. Information about Watson and his studio on label on reverse.