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Morton, James

 Person

Biography

James Morton was a patron and friend to Fernand Maillaud, and he lived for a time at Craigiehall, Cramond Bridge, West Lothian, prior to moving to Carlisle.

He had moved to Craigiehall in 1926 - though the house had been empty for the previous ten years - and set about refurbishing the interiors. He employed Sir Robert Lorimer to conduct the work.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Correspondence between Fernand Maillaud and James Morton

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1822
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Fernand Maillaud and James Morton which concerns the commissioning and range of works purchased. The letters are in English and French. Additionally there are photographs in black and white of the works of the artist comprising images of paintings, tapestry and furniture. The correspondence is supported by a variety of catalogues made for exhibitions held, mainly in France, for the works of Maillaud.

Dates: 1928-1938