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Photographs Album details for shelfmark Photo 1066/

Cabinet and carte-de-visite Portraits of Colin Murray, the Murray and McRitchie families and others.

Photographers: Bourne & Shepherd, Alfred Cox & Co (Nottingham), Alexander Brothers (Glasgow), John Moffat (Edinburgh), Crowe & Rodgers (Stirling)
Contents: 28 prints 57x92mm to 101x138mm Albumen prints
Provenance: Presented by Mrs Jean Stewart, grand-daughter of Colin Murray, 8 June 2000.
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Description: Collection of 28 loose cabinet and carte-de-visite portraits of members of the Murray family and others, with identifications and biographical notes supplied by the donor Mrs Jean Stewart. The collection can be broken down as follows: portraits of Colin Murray, his wife Jane (née McRitchie) and other members of the Murray and McRitchie families in India and Scotland, and the Rev. Dugald McKachin and his wife (prints 1-16), portrait of Samuel Bourne (print 17), portraits of Pastor Kreuznach and Colonel Robertson (prints 18-19), carte-de-visite portraits of unknown sitters (prints 20-27), and a study a Scottish fisher girls (print 28).

The collection contains portraits of the Bourne and Shepherd photographer Colin Murray (1840-1884) and his wife Jane Borthwick (1831-1885), both of whom died of cholera in Calcutta, Colin's brother Kenneth Murray (1831-1901), also a photographer with Bourne and Shepherd, and their brother Donald (1834-1882), a tea planter in Darjeeling and his wife Helen Isabella (1847-1911) and children Norman, Alister and Donald. The McRitchie family portraits are mainly of Jane Borthwick Murray's sisters. After the deaths of Colin and Jane Murray, their children were initially placed in the care of the Rev Dugald McKichan, who was the husband of Jane's sister Eliza, and the collection also includes portraits of these relatives.



Album contents:-
Photo 1066/(1) Carte-de-visite portrait of Colin Murray. 
Photo 1066/(2) Cabinet portrait of Colin Murray. 
Photo 1066/(3) Carte-de-visite portrait of Jane Borthwick Murray. 
Photo 1066/(4) Cabinet portrait of Jane Borthwick Murray. 
Photo 1066/(5) Carte-de-visite portrait of Kenneth Murray. 
Photo 1066/(6) Cabinet portrait of Donald Murray. 
Photo 1066/(7) Cabinet portrait of Helen Isabella Murray, wife of Donald Murray. 
Photo 1066/(8) Carte-de-visite portrait of Miss Borthwick, hymn writer, after whom Jane McR. was named. 
Photo 1066/(9) Carte-de-visite portrait of Mary McLeod. 
Photo 1066/(10) Carte-de-visite portrait of Christina MacRitchie, sister of Jane Borthwick Murray. 
Photo 1066/(11) Carte-de-visite portrait of Marianne MacRitchie, sister of Jane Borthwick Murray. 
Photo 1066/(12) Cabinet portrait of Reverend Dugald McKichan. 
Photo 1066/(13) Cabinet portrait of Eliza McKichan, wife of the Rev. Dugald McKichan. 
Photo 1066/(14) Cabinet portrait of Mrs D. Murray, with her sons Norman, Alister and Donald. 
Photo 1066/(15) Portrait of Ronald Roderick Murray. 
Photo 1066/(16) Modern copy print of a group portrait of members of the Murray family, probably taken in Calcutta. 
Photo 1066/(17) Carte-de-visite portrait of Samuel Bourne. 
Photo 1066/(18) Carte-de-visite portrait of Pastor Kreuznach. 
Photo 1066/(19) Carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Robertson. 
Photo 1066/(20) Carte-de-visite portrait of an unidentified man. 
Photo 1066/(21) Carte-de-visite portrait of an unidentified man. 
Photo 1066/(22) Carte-de-visite portrait of an unidentified woman. 
Photo 1066/(23) Carte-de-visite portrait of an unidentified woman. 
Photo 1066/(24) Carte-de-visite portrait of an unidentified young girl. 
Photo 1066/(25) Carte-de-visite portrait of an unidentified woman. 
Photo 1066/(26) Carte-de-visite portrait of an unidentified woman. 
Photo 1066/(27) Carte-de-visite portrait of an unidentified man. 
Photo 1066/(28) Carte-de-visite portrait of two girls by the seashore, probably on the Isle of Lewis. 


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