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M'Ghie, Jean, 1820–1911

Photographs of Tweeddale scenery : with interesting letterpress descriptions : a series of large photographs of the most interesting places on the Tweed between Rachan House and Kelso / by J. M'Ghie, photographer, Hamilton.

Edinburgh : William Ritchie, 16 Elder Street, [1864]
Physical Description:
[25] leaves : photographs ; 27 x 37 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2017 16
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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J. M'Ghie may refer to Jean M'Ghie (née Warneuke, 1820-1911) or her husband John M'Ghie. Jean and John were active in Hamilton and Edinburgh, ca. 1854-1872.
Includes 26 albumen prints: 20 mounted one-per-page (each approximately 17 x 22 cm), 6 mounted two-per-page (each approximately 11 x 17 cm). With descriptive letterpress on the facing page. Also with a small photographic vignette on the title page.
Undated. Gernsheim suggests 1864 as date of publication. The photograph of "The Glen" depicts it before a second tower was added in 1875.
Gernsheim, H. Incunabula of British photographic literature, no. 217
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original green cloth, stamped in gold. With the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst.
Subject Terms:
Hayhurst, Robert J. -- Bookplate.
Ritchie, William -- Publisher.
Scotland -- Photographs.
Tweeddale (Scotland : District) -- Photographs.
Albumen prints.
McGhie, John, active 1733, photographer.

  • Rachan House
  • Drummelzier Castle
  • Dalwick
  • Stobo Castle
  • Garvald House
  • Nether Urd
  • Castle Craig
  • Spittlehaugh
  • La Mancha
  • Macbie Hill
  • Portmore
  • Darnhall
  • Cringletie
  • Nidpath Castle
  • Peebles
  • King's Meadows
  • The Black Dwarf's Cottage
  • Glenormiston
  • Innerleithen
  • Traquair House
  • The Glen
  • Abbotsford
  • Floors Castle.

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