Framed oil painting of Captain Donald MacKinnon, Heanish (1827-1867), who sailed the ‘Taeping’ to victory in the Great China Tea Race of 1866. It was painted by the artist Lai-Sung, based in Hong-Kong, who painted many paintings of sailing ships during 1850-1885.
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.
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.
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.
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.