Printed photograph of a watercolour painting of the ‘The Ghost of the Mary Stewart’ by artist Kirsy Laird, Brock and Edinburgh, made in the 1980s and based on the wreck of the ship in Scarinish Harbour.
Ambrotype photograph of an unidentified man in the mid-1850s. 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. Includes 4-page Wikipedia.org printout explaining ambrotype.
Christmas card of painting of Mary MacArthur`s house at Sandaig, by Frank Curran 2006-2007
Christmas card (2006/2007) from Frank and Rita Curran (to John Holliday?) showing watercolour painting by Frank Curran of Mary MacArthur`s spotty house, thatched cottage and shed at Sandaig.
Line drawing of a thatched cottage at Kilkenneth by Norman R Harvey.
Print of a line drawing (brown ink on card) of a thatched cottage at Kilkenneth by Norman R Harvey.
Line drawing of Heylipol Church by Norman R. Harvey
Print of a line drawing (brown ink on card) of Heylipol Church by Norman R. Harvey.
Line drawing of Scarinish Harbour by Norman R Harvey
Print of line drawing (brown ink on card) of Scarinish Harbour by Norman R Harvey.
Line drawing of Hynish by Norman R Harvey
Print of line drawing (brown ink on card) of Hynish by Norman R Harvey
Copy of portrait “A Tiree Girl”
Colour print of a portrait “A Tiree Girl”, belonging to Su and Ian Aitkens, Balephuil. The girl is thought to be Ellen MacDonald, Balephuil (1886-1988), who emigrated to Manitoba, Canada, in 1910 with her sister Catherine. Unknown artist, although could have been painted by D. MacGregor-Whyte in the 1930s, who painted “The Lady of the Manse” in 1935, also owned by the Aitkens. See 2009.86.2.
Copy of portrait of Margaret Ann MacFarlane Whittet, “The Lady of the Manse”, and associated genealogical information.
Colour print of an original portrait of Mrs Margaret Ann MacFarlane Whittet, painted by D. MacGregor Whyte in 1935 and owned by Su and Ian Aitkens, Balephuil, plus papers relating to her genealogy. Margaret was the daughter of James MacFarlane who was born at Parkhouse, Tiree, then moved to Stirling/Elgin. Margaret was born in 1861 in Stirling or Banffshire and married George Whittet, a baptist minister in Wishaw, Lanarkshire.