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'When the steamer had slowly backed out, and John MacAlpine had thrown off the hawser [rope], we began to feel that our once powerful clan was now represented by a feeble old man and his granddaughter, who, together with some outlying kith-and-kin, myself among the number, owned not a single blade of grass in the glen that was once all our own.'

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum


Date

1865

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 144.8 x W 182.9 cm

Accession number

3366

Acquisition method

purchased with the assistance of the Heritage Fund for Scotland, the National Art Collections Fund, The Pilgrim Trust Glasgow Print Studio and public subscription, 1980

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

signed/dated


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