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Subseries GDS/10 - Copies of Don's entry in Young and Lowson's 'Portrait Gallery of Forfar Notables'
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Part of George Don [Sr.] Collection

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GB235 GDS/GDS/10

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Copies of Don's entry in Young and Lowson's 'Portrait Gallery of Forfar Notables'

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  • 1900 - 1980 (Creation)

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17 photographs

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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (Creator) (1670-present)

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Not known who created or requested these photographs - they were found in January 2014 amongst the Don reprints in the RBGE Library Collection.

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17 photographs acting as a photocopy of George Don's entry in the 1893 publication 'Portrait Gallery of Forfar Notables, from drawings by John Young'. Letterpress by Alexander Lowson, pp.39-52, 178-9 and Young's portrait of George Don [Jnr]. Date of photography unknown - 1960s-1980s? perhaps earlier?; photographer unknown. Photographs were found among the Don reprint collection, January 2014.

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