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MacMillan Family


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

MacMillan Albums

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0266
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three scrapbooks with contents compiled by Mary MacMillan and her son Charles MacMillan. The first contains scenes from a trip to Ireland, containing Mary MacMillan’s pencil sketches of scenes and prints of Ireland mostly by James Howard Burgess. The second contains poetry and calligraphy from Mary MacMillan and others as well as collections of dried and pressed marine marine algae or seaweed, watercolors sketches and cartoons. The third consists of mica...
Dates: Inclusive 1843-1851

Mica painting album, 1840 - 1860

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000001047], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents This scrapbook contains Indian mica paintings likely collected by Charles MacMillan. These paintings consist of gouache paint on thin sheets of mica showing people and scenes in India. They were made for the tourist trade during the British colonial era and were sold as souvenirs. The paintings in this collection likely come from the city of Patna. The likely collector of this album was Charles MacMillan, son of Mary MacMillan, had served in the British Army in India. Charles emigrated to...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1840 - 1860

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