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Tom and Sybil Gray

551 328

Description Tom and Sybil Gray

Collection Tom and Sybil Gray

Catalogue Number 551 328

Category All Other

Archive History Photographic prints from the collection were held in the 'green boxes' until 2018 when they were removed. They are arranged topographically.

Related Material A selection of digitised photographs can be found on Canmore: https://canmore.org.uk/gallery/997787

Administrative History Tom E Gray was a navigator in Bomber Command in World War II and left the RAF in 1947 to begin a career in photography, initially photographing extensively in museums and galleries before moving to Kodak’s Professional Photography Division in 1960. His interest in history and archaeology had started as a school boy and Tom used his spare time to photograph various historic villages, buildings and industrial sites and to write articles for various magazines on everything from badgers, crafts to historic buildings. Early retirement in 1986 meant that Tom was able to travel across the country photographing Pictish stones and the quality of his work was soon recognised and sought after for publications. Tom’s collection is now digitised and available in Canmore. Known as the Tom and Sybil Gray Collection (named in memory of his wife) it spans a fifty year period from 1947 to 1998 and reflects the full range of Tom’s interests and his many talents. In 2015 he was awarded an honourary degree by Aberdeen University.

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Collection Hierarchy - Collection Level

Collection Level (551 328) Tom and Sybil Gray

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 92629 View of side of hogback gravestone no.3, from Govan Old Parish Church, Glasgow. 10/1992 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 92630 View of face A of The Jordanhill cross-slab at Govan Old Parish Church. 10/1992 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 92631 View of face C of the Jordanhill cross-shaft at Govan Old Parish Church. 10/1992 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 92632 View of face of cross-slab, Govan no.4, from Govan Old Parish Church, Glasgow. 10/1992 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 92633 View of rear of cross-slab, Govan no. 4, from Govan Old Parish Church, Glasgow. Known as 'The Sun Stone', with upper detailing of a swirl of fat serpents emerging from a sun symbol with interlace panel below. 10/1992 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images C 82884 Detail showing cross fragment no.3, Abercorn 1991 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images C 82876 View of narrow face of early medieval cross-slab, Abercorn 2/1991 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 82913 Pictish cross slab, St Mary's Church, Dalmahoy 6/1991 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 92645 View of face of Inscribed grave stone, known as 'Yarrow Stone', from Whitefield. 7/1993 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 83770 East Wemyss, Jonathan's Cave, Fife. Photograph of 'trident' carvings. 3/1992 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 83771 PO East Wemyss, Jonathan's Cave. Photograph of 'legs' carving. 3/1992 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 83772 PO East Wemyss, Jonathan's Cave. Photograph of 'horse'. 1992 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 92613 View of face of cross incised stone, known as 'The Liddlesdale Cross', from Liddlesdale farmhouse, now in the Museum collection, County Library, Stranraer. 9/1992 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 92637 View of face of cross-slab, slightly over-exposed, from Lochinch Castle, now in the Museum collection, County Library, Stranraer. 9/1992 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 92617 View of face of cross-slab fragment from Glenluce Abbey, Dumfries. Probably 11th century. 9/1992 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 92618 View of Kirkmaiden Old Church and Churchyard, Kirkmaiden. 9/1992 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 92619 View of grass-covered cross-slabs, from Kirkmaiden Churchyard, Kirkmaiden. 9/1992 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 92620 View of cross-incised stone embedded into wall, from Kirkmaiden Old Church, Kirkmaiden. 9/1992 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 83795 View of front of the cross shaft showing the interlace design (no.21 in Whithorn museum) 9/4/1991 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 83796 View of reverse of the cross shaft showing a pattern of interlacing (no.21 in Whithorn museum). 9/4/1991 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 92610 View of face of cross slab section (potentially) embedded into wall, from Airylick. 9/1992 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 82897 View of faces of cross slabs from Mochrum, now in Whithorn Museum. 10/4/1991 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 82903 View of side of cross from Monreith, now in Whithorn Museum. 10/4/1991 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 82904 View of side of cross from Monrieth, now in Whithorn Museum. 1991 Item Level

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