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A tomb in MacDufie's Chapel, Oronsay, 1772

A tomb in MacDufie's Chapel, Oronsay, 1772

Artist: Cleveley Junr., John

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1772

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15509

Item number: f. 49

Length: 31.3

Width: 8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

The tomb of Murchardus Macdufie "close to the S wall of Macdufies Chapel Oransay", drawn by John Cleveley, junior, after a sketch taken on August 8th 1772. On the back of the drawing is inscribed, presumably by Sir Joseph Banks, the following: "We were told that this Mcfee [Macdufie] was a factor or manager for Macdonald King of the Isles upon these islands of Oransay and Colonsay & that for his mismanagement & tyranny he was executed by order of that prince".

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