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TITLE
Alexander Mackintosh's drawing book - cover
EXTERNAL ID
KIGHF_7_8_1
DATE OF IMAGE
1852
PERIOD
1850s
CREATOR
Alexander Mackintosh of Farr
SOURCE
Highland Folk Museum
ASSET ID
18862
KEYWORDS
drawing
books
art
bursaries
schools
Alexander Mackintosh's drawing book - cover

This is the front cover of a drawing book belonging to Alexander Mackintosh of Farr. The book is dated March 1852.

In his will, Captain William Mackintosh of Farr stated 'Having so far done with my relations it is my express will that £5000 be vested in trust with the Magistrates of Inverness for the education of five boys of the name of Mackintosh.' They were to be educated at the Royal Academy of Inverness. The fund was used to educate a small number of already affluent boys rather than a large number of poor boys. Colonel Mackintosh, half-nephew of William Mackintosh, had three children, including Alexander, at the Academy all funded by the bursary

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Alexander Mackintosh's drawing book - cover

1850s

drawing; books; art; bursaries; schools;

Highland Folk Museum

Highland Folk Museum (illustrations)

This is the front cover of a drawing book belonging to Alexander Mackintosh of Farr. The book is dated March 1852. <br /> <br /> In his will, Captain William Mackintosh of Farr stated 'Having so far done with my relations it is my express will that £5000 be vested in trust with the Magistrates of Inverness for the education of five boys of the name of Mackintosh.' They were to be educated at the Royal Academy of Inverness. The fund was used to educate a small number of already affluent boys rather than a large number of poor boys. Colonel Mackintosh, half-nephew of William Mackintosh, had three children, including Alexander, at the Academy all funded by the bursary