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TITLE
Drawing by Alexander Mackintosh
EXTERNAL ID
KIGHF_7_8_2
PLACENAME
Moray Firth
DISTRICT
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
1852
PERIOD
1850s
CREATOR
Alexander Mackintosh
SOURCE
Highland Folk Museum
ASSET ID
18863
KEYWORDS
drawing
books
Moray Firth
ships
bursaries
Drawing by Alexander Mackintosh

This drawing is of the Moray Firth from the top of Craig Phadrig in Inverness. One of the simplest but nicest drawings in the picture is a line drawing of a sailing ship in the Firth. It was drawn by a schoolboy, Alexander Mackintosh of Farr, in 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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Drawing by Alexander Mackintosh

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1850s

drawing; books; Moray Firth; ships; bursaries

Highland Folk Museum

Highland Folk Museum (illustrations)

This drawing is of the Moray Firth from the top of Craig Phadrig in Inverness. One of the simplest but nicest drawings in the picture is a line drawing of a sailing ship in the Firth. It was drawn by a schoolboy, Alexander Mackintosh of Farr, in 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