Tag Archives: clothes and clothing

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2020.1.75

Black & white photograph of a young woman standing in a palm tree lined street, in the original printer’s envelope of Jerome Ltd, Holloway, in around 1940. On the reverse is written ‘Pauline Beudjet (Budget?)’. Found amongst the belongings of Charles McLean (1917-1941), son of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay. Charles served in the RAF during WWII and went missing over the English Channel in November 1941. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.73

WWII RAF recruitment notice dated 1 Sep 1939 and addressed to Charles Mclean (1917-1941), son of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay. Also receipts from Alkit, Oxford, suppliers of military clothing. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.72

RAF officer’s hat belonging to Charles McLean (1917-1941), son of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay. Charles flew with No. 3 and No. 217 Squadrons and went missing in action over the English Channel in November 1941. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

2020.1.62

Life-size doll given to Alexina Mary McLean (1926-1929), daughter of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay, in around 1928. Unusually, the doll has a china face and brown eyes. It was a present from Donald’s sister Mary and her husband Alexander Walker, and was kept by the family long after Alexina’s death at the age of three. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.60

Black and white studio portrait photograph of Isabella Gibson Stoddart McLean (b. 1925), daughter of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay, in 1949. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

Click here to view an additional photograph of Isabella in around 1997, with her sister Euphemia Terris McLean, her daughter Fiona Wilson and grand-daughter Clare. These ladies are the donors of the Donald Archibald McLean collection.

2020.1.57

Black & white photograph of Mary McLean (b. 1920), daughter of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay, in around 1944. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

Click here for three other photos of Mary and her family: at RAF Millom in 1945; (L-R) Isabel McLean, Reginald Price (Mary’s father-in-law), Alister McLean, Mary with her son Donald Price, in around 1948; wedding of Donald Price in 1967.

2020.1.56

Black & white photograph of Euphemia (Effie) Terris McLean (1919-2007), daughter of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay, in 1942. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

Click here for two other photos of Euphemia: with her sister Mary in 1943, and in around 1990.

2020.1.49

Four photographs of Charles McLean (1894-1923), youngest son of Lachlan McLean and Mary McDonald, Kenovay, taken in around 1914-1920. Charles died at the age of 28 after being gassed on the Somme during WW1. Top left: Charles in the uniform of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, with his brothers Hector McLean (left) and Donald Archibald McLean (right). Top right: Charles (seated left) and two fellow patients in their ‘hospital blues’ uniforms. Lower left: Charles (standing 3rd from right, wearing Glengarry hat) and other patients and staff at the Army Hosptial. Lower right: Charles (seated left) in around 1914(?). Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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