Folder DC 022/6/1 - Family photographs

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DC 022/6/1


Family photographs


  • c1867-1938 (Creation)

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1 album, 42 photographs & 23 negatives

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Collection of black & white personal family photographs. Images include family members as well as scenery and architecture of Scalloway, Orkney and Kirkwall. Some photographs have been annotated.Also included is a photograph album bearing the inscription "To Daisy from Janie, Oct 7th 1924". It contains images of family members & pets, wild life, and scenery. [Loose photographs have been removed from album and packaged separately for conservation purposes.]

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This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.


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The Anderson family archive includes material of 5 of its members, namely the sisters Violet Meikle (1873-?) and Daisy Agnes McGlashan (1879-1968), Daisy's husband William Smith Anderson (1877-1929) and their two daughters Daisy M Anderson (1910-1996) and Agnes Violet Neish (nee Anderson) (c1912-2005). All of the members represented attended the Glasgow School of Art between 1888-1936, many of them establishing careers as artists.

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