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Alex. Sinclair's Blog – August 2017 Archive (1)

The McGlashon Archive –the Begbie Mis-attribution

Some months ago while browsing the net I came upon several photographs attributed to Thomas Begbie; I recognised several of these photographs as ones which I held in my collection. This led me to the Capital Collections website of Edinburgh Council libraries and museums where I recognised several further images which I own. I then acquired a copy of the 1992 book Thomas Begbie's Edinburgh - a Mid-Victorian Portrait by Joe Rock and again there were further photographs illustrated that I own.…

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Added by Alex. Sinclair on August 10, 2017 at 12:30 — 4 Comments

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