Tag Archives: portraits

2013.30.1

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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2013.30.3

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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2013.30.4

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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2012.141.1

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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2009.161.1

Ambrotype (photograph on glass) of unknown man, mid-1850s

Ambrotype photograph of an unknown man in the mid-1850s, plus a 4-page website printout from Wikipedia.org explaining ambrotype. Ambrotype photography involves the creation of an image on a plate of glass that has been coated with a thin layer of collodion then dipped in sliver nitrate, before being exposed to the subject whilst still wet.