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Murdoch, William Gordon Burn-, 1862-1939 (Scottish artist and traveller)



  • Existence: 1862-1939

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

A procession of Scottish History. Burn Murdoch's frieze of Scottish Kings., 1906

 Item — Box: PC5/Top
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/7/1
Scope and Contents A frieze created by William Gordon Burn-Murdoch showing the Succession of Scottish Kings and the Principal Figures of their Reigns, from the Time of Duncan and MacBeth, in their Proper Arms and Costumes. This frieze was displayed in the Scotland Room at the Outlook Tower. A small reproducation was shown in Geddes' "Cities and Town Planning Exhibition."
Dates: 1906

A procession of Scottish History. Burn Murdoch's frieze of Scottish Kings., 1906

Identifier: Coll-1167/B/7/2
Scope and Contents One portion of the item Coll-1167/B/7/1 was carved in white marble intended for a frieze around Edinburgh Castle Esplanade's reservoir.
Dates: 1906

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Gordon Burn Murdoch, 21 January 1916

Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/14
Scope and Contents Burn Murdoch writes that he is unsure what to do with the pony, and suspects he will have to sell it. He asks Ewart to graze it for him for a year, and asks whether its weight will be suitable for a polo pony.
Dates: 21 January 1916

Letters, November 1903-18 February 1914

Scope and Contents Letters. Letter from [Rev.] John MacNeill, Eriskay, 22 October 1907, words of ‘Gur millis Morag’ and ‘Nighean dubh’ appended. Note from Charles [Kennedy], [November 1903], on reverse of ‘Mrs KennedyFraser’s Song Lectures [...] Schubert Programme’, 1903-1904. Letter from Katherine W. Grant, Tarbert, Loch Fyne, 22 July 1908. Stencilled letter,...
Dates: November 1903-18 February 1914

Records relating to the Mechanics' Library and University Hall, Riddle's Court

 Item — Volume: Dk.1.4
Identifier: Coll-1841
Scope and Contents A single volume in two parts. The first part relates to the buildings use as the Mechanics Library, the second relates to its period as University Hall. In the front is bound an architectural plan and two engravings of the buildings.Section I begins with a Preface based on extracts from Daniel Wilson, 'Edinburgh in Olden Time'. Bound in before the Preface is a two-sided illustration, one side titled "M'Morran Superintends his bigging". Thererafter follows a table of contents and then...
Dates: 1850s, 1890s