Various personal cards belonging to Charles McLean (1917-1941), son of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay, kept by his family after going missing in action while serving in the RAF during WWII. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.
Colour photograph of (L-R) Duncan MacPhee, Scarinish, and John MacDonald, in Scarinish before/after a fishing trip in around 1980. The photograph was framed as a Christmas Card from Joan and Norman Burden.
Composition by Alistair MacNeill, Hynish and North Berwick, titled ‘The games we played’ about his memories of the games that he and other children at Hynish and Balemartine School played in the 1940s and 1950s.
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Christmas card from Mr & Mrs James D MacTaggart, Glenmore Farm, Oban, around 1900, with a photograph of the farmhouse. Amongst the belongings of the MacDonald/Campbell/Brown family of Mannal House.
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Christmas card made in Canada from “Nonnie Maclean” around 1900. Amongst the belongings of the MacDonald/Campbell/Brown family of Mannal House.
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Menu for Christmas dinner at RAF Station, Ben Hough in 1943
Colour photocopy of front and back of a menu for Christmas dinner at the RAF Station at Ben Hough in 1943, autographed by 33 personnel. Found in the papers of Chrissie Blackcroft and given to Flora Druimfraoich by Susan Lamont, Cornaig.
Menu for Victory Christmas dinner at RAF Hong Kong in 1945
Colour photocopy of front and back of a menu for Victory Christmas dinner at the RAF Station for 5751 M&F Construction Flight in Hong Kong in 1945, autographed by 31 personnel including two Chinese. Found in the papers of Chrissie Blackcroft and given to Flora Druimfraoich by Susan Lamont, Cornaig.
Christmas greetings from the RAF in Ceylon during WWII
Copy of hand-drawn Christmas `card` from Angus McLellan, serving in the RAF in Ceylon during WWII, to his sister Annie who was working in Edinburgh. Although not from Tiree themselves, Angus and/or his brother Alasdair were comrades of Charles MacLean (cousin of Lachlan MacLean, Druimfraoich) when he was shot down during WWII. (includes a photocopy)
Receipt from Tulloch Photographers, Glasgow to MacKinnon, Kirkapol
Receipt from Tulloch Photographers, Glasgow to MacKinnon, Lodge Farm, Kirkapol for “sitting (proofs)” and “1/2 doz PC X Mas” (half a dozen post card prints for Christmas?), dated 21 Nov 1951, price £1-8-6.
Christmas card from late 1800s-early 1900s
Small paper christmas card from late 1800s-early 1900s. Colour picture of holly/mistleto(?) being transported by horse and cart along a snowy lane. “Seasons Greetings” on front. Greeting and prayer on side, and poem by Clara Simpson. Signed by “M Surann” or “Ms Susann”.