[Grieve Hill in Ayrshire]

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From the Scottish Contemporary and Social Documentary Collections (collecting area) Collection Collection
Part of Jamaica: A Sweet Forgetting Parent record level Album/Book/Portfolio

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SML-1-15

Department

Special Collections - Photographic Collections

Extent

1 Loose print

Description

Grieve Hill in Ayrshire is an open-cast coal mine. The mine and the land surrounding it was once owned by Sir James Stirling, Lord Provost of Edinburgh in the late 18th century. Stirling owned and managed several sugar plantations in Jamaica including one called, Hampden, and the wealth generated from his plantations led him to buy several large properties in Scotland.

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Date

April 2015

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Acknowledgement

© Stephen McLaren, all rights reserved.

Conditions

Reproduction for University of St Andrews exhibition, publication, research and promotion. Any external or commercial use to be approved/managed by artist or estate, which can be facilitated by Special Collections.

Credit Line

Image Courtesy of the University of St Andrews Library, ID SML-1-15

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