Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Detailed descriptions of items sent to the [National Museum of Antiquities, Edinburgh] by Alexander Carmichael, including a 'sculpture stone' from Bearnaray, Harris; a baptismal font from Pabbay, Barra; and 'Fingal's shoe', a 'shoe-like' stone from the Isle of Skye.
Letter to Edith F. Ewart from Percival ('Percy') Herbert Portsmouth, with enclosed photograph, 07 April 1927
Scope and Contents Portsmouth writes that he is sorry that the Ewarts could not come to see the sculpture entitled 'Vision' at the Edinburgh College of Art, but he encloses a photograph of the work.
Scope and Contents The collection in 3 boxes is composed of correspondence, printed matter etc relating to the public subscription for the Robert Louis Stevenson Memorial, including: Box 1: File : General Committee 1 x copy of 'Robert Louis Stevenson Memorial' which includes subscription list and committee membership, 1897 1 x copy of 'Robert Louis Stevenson Memorial' which includes subscription list...
Notes on rocks around Iona and Lismore; whether the rocks have been sculpted; and place-names connected to them, c1893
Scope and Contents Notes on rocks around Iona and Lismore including the tidal sgeirs called An Draidhean and Lieth sgeir [An Dreadhan, Liath Sgeir, Lios Mòr, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] including their situations and that rock from Liath Sgeir was quarried for tombstones on Lismore and I Chaluim Chille/Iona. Also notes that Lithe [liath] or Li is the word for a flagstone, Leac-lithe [leac-liath] being the term for tombstone in Lismore, Iona and Inbhir Aora/Inveraray. He notes that Inis nan Draoidhean or Inis...
Scope and Contents Notes on St Moluag's Cathedral, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire and accompanying sketches of arches and a niche inside the church, including their dimensions. He describes some of the interior including 'The head of a bishop on the left + head of an abbess look[in]g t[o]w[ard]s the pulpit + right across the chu[rch].' The description appears to be incomplete.
Scope and Contents Placename note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, relating to 'Draoineach' [draoidhneach] which reads 'Innis Draoineach Eilean na Dra[oineach] Iona. Draoineach in Skye Innis Draoineach, Droineach on Lochawe = the isle of the sculptors - sculpting.' [[Ì Chaluim Chille/Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire; Drynoch, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach; Loch Obha/Loch Awe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Scope and Contents Concerns the commissioning of a sculpture for the Young Person’s Unit in memory of the clinical psychologist Dr Caroline Blair. Includes payment schedules for the sculptor Nathalie Taylor; photocopy of a newspaper cutting; copies of plans; and correspondence.