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Murdo Maclean, Provost of Stornoway (1916–1919)

Photo credit: Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

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Murdo Maclean was a merchant and fish curer in Stornoway from shortly after the turn of the twentieth century. He learned his trade working with the merchant Mr Macintyre in Fort William and then with Kenneth Smith at Cromwell Street in Stornoway. The shop bearing Murdo’s name still trades on Cromwell Street in Stornoway. Murdo Maclean served on Stornoway Town Council continuously from 1900 to 1926.

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    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    51 x 40.5 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    transferred from Stornoway Burgh Council


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