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Item BLT 4/6 - Photograph of a clock belonging to Blaikie's family

Part of Thomas Blaikie collection

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GB235 BLT/BLT 4/BLT 4/6


Photograph of a clock belonging to Blaikie's family


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One colour photograph measuring 7 in. by 5 in.

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One colour photograph of a clock, standing on a wooden table in front of a painted background. Notes on the back state it is a clock belonging to Blaikie's family. Image 55 in P. Taylor's book is of an identical clock, labelled as a gift from Louis XVI to Thomas Blaikie. (Box 3)

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Open for viewing on consultation with the archivist.

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Permission for reproduction required from RBGE.

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  • English

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Gloves are required for handling photographic material.

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