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Photograph album of the Geikie family

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Identifier: Coll-1777
Content Description This is a fine photograph album with 38 albumen prints and one carbon print of portraits of the Geikie family. There is also a birthday card mounted on the front fly-leaf, dated 16 December 1882. Included is a useful later index to the photographs, which identifies the sitters. The oldest two photos must have been taken before the death of both John Geikie and his wife Eleanor in 1864. There are several portraits from the 1870s; and the most recent dated photo is from 1887. The album...

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  • Subject: Photographs X
  • Names: Geikie, Archibald, Sir (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) X