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PRINT ROOM ALBUM 3: THE DAVIDSONS OF MUIRHOUSE
Hard backed album with maroon coloured leather spine and corners with marble effect paper covers.  Thomas Davidson, a palaeontologist compiled this illustrated record of his family history which contains watercolours, engravings, cuttings, a piece of family tartan and drawings of buildings associated with the Davidsons, principally Muirhouse and Hatton House.  Inscribed on one of the front leaves is; 'The Davidsons of Muirhouse by Thomas Davidson of Muirhouse LLD, FRS, FGS etc & dedicated to my son William Davidson 3rd William of Muirhouse'. Stored with the album is a collection of miscellaneous notes and cuttings including, for example;  A sketch of elevation and gable of the west lodge at Muirhouse (pen on tracing paper), dated 1883, A cutting from The Scottish Gardener, Northern Forester dated December 14, 1912, including photographs of Muirhouse and the west avenue and text about the house and grounds, Sketch, pen on tracing paper inscr; 'Bemersyde House in 1881' and below, again pen on tracing paper; 'Bemersyde Tower in olden times   old garden with A Haig's sundial', Pencil and grey wash drawing of Bemersyde Tower dated 1861 and initialled 'WJD', Pencil and grey wash drawing of Comrie House dated 1874 and initialled 'WJD',  Grey wash drawing of Bonaly initialled WJD, A list of pictures at Muirhouse including portraits by Raeburn, Joshua Reynolds, Geddes, Skirving and frescoes by Zephaniah Bell, Pencil sketches of 'shields of dining room ceiling at Muirhouse' by R J Davidson, Engraving of Thomas Davidson FRS, engraved by J Brown from a photograph by Mayall, Photographic copy of a portrait, Family tree extracts,various newspaper cuttings relating to the work of Thomas Davidson FRS, enthronement to Bishop of Winchester of Dr Randall Davidson and notices of deaths of family members. Also included is the autobiography of William Davidson (1783-1865) see notes for resume of the books. Print Room AL 3 Davidsons of Muirhouse PRINT ROOM ALBUM 3: THE DAVIDSONS OF MUIRHOUSE Hard backed album with maroon coloured leather spine and corners with marble effect paper covers. Thomas Davidson, a palaeontologist compiled this illustrated record of his family history which contains watercolours, engravings, cuttings, a piece of family tartan and drawings of buildings associated with the Davidsons, principally Muirhouse and Hatton House. Inscribed on one of the front leaves is; 'The Davidsons of Muirhouse by Thomas Davidson of Muirhouse LLD, FRS, FGS etc & dedicated to my son William Davidson 3rd William of Muirhouse'. Stored with the album is a collection of miscellaneous notes and cuttings including, for example; A sketch of elevation and gable of the west lodge at Muirhouse (pen on tracing paper), dated 1883, A cutting from The Scottish Gardener, Northern Forester dated December 14, 1912, including photographs of Muirhouse and the west avenue and text about the house and grounds, Sketch, pen on tracing paper inscr; 'Bemersyde House in 1881' and below, again pen on tracing paper; 'Bemersyde Tower in olden times old garden with A Haig's sundial', Pencil and grey wash drawing of Bemersyde Tower dated 1861 and initialled 'WJD', Pencil and grey wash drawing of Comrie House dated 1874 and initialled 'WJD', Grey wash drawing of Bonaly initialled WJD, A list of pictures at Muirhouse including portraits by Raeburn, Joshua Reynolds, Geddes, Skirving and frescoes by Zephaniah Bell, Pencil sketches of 'shields of dining room ceiling at Muirhouse' by R J Davidson, Engraving of Thomas Davidson FRS, engraved by J Brown from a photograph by Mayall, Photographic copy of a portrait, Family tree extracts,various newspaper cuttings relating to the work of Thomas Davidson FRS, enthronement to Bishop of Winchester of Dr Randall Davidson and notices of deaths of family members. Also included is the autobiography of William Davidson (1783-1865) see notes for resume of the books. 1880 Item Level
Page 16  Pencil and grey wash drawing of Old Muirhouse and avenue, inscr; 'Muirhouse in the county of Edinburgh the seat of William Davidson Esq taken from the East 1794'
initialled 'WJD'
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/16 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 16 Pencil and grey wash drawing of Old Muirhouse and avenue, inscr; 'Muirhouse in the county of Edinburgh the seat of William Davidson Esq taken from the East 1794' initialled 'WJD' Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse 1794 Item Level
Page 16v  Ink sketch of old Muirhouse from a distance through trees
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/16V Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 16v Ink sketch of old Muirhouse from a distance through trees Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse c. 1800 Item Level
Page 17  Ink and brown wash sketch of old Muirhouse inscr; 'Back of old Muirhouse', signed 'WJD'
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/17 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 17 Ink and brown wash sketch of old Muirhouse inscr; 'Back of old Muirhouse', signed 'WJD' Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse c. 1800 Item Level
Page 17v  Drawing Room floor plan and Ground plan of Old Muirhouse, sketch in ink
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/17V Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 17v Drawing Room floor plan and Ground plan of Old Muirhouse, sketch in ink Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse c. 1880 Item Level
Page 18/1  Old Muirhouse, pencil and ink sketch from north east
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/18/1 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 18/1 Old Muirhouse, pencil and ink sketch from north east Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse c. 1880 Item Level
Page 18/2  Old Muirhouse, ink sketch of south east elevation
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/18/2 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 18/2 Old Muirhouse, ink sketch of south east elevation Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse c. 1880 Item Level
Page 18/3  Old Muirhouse, ink sketch of north wall of south front showing chimney of Dining and Drawing Rooms
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/18/3 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 18/3 Old Muirhouse, ink sketch of north wall of south front showing chimney of Dining and Drawing Rooms Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse c. 1880 Item Level
Page 18/4  Old Muirhouse, ink and pencil sketch of west elevation, inscr; 'West or Garden front'
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/18/4 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 18/4 Old Muirhouse, ink and pencil sketch of west elevation, inscr; 'West or Garden front' Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse c. 1880 Item Level
Page 18/5  Old Muirhouse, ink and pencil sketch of rear or house, from east
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/18/5 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 18/5 Old Muirhouse, ink and pencil sketch of rear or house, from east Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse c. 1880 Item Level
Page 18v  Ink sketch plans of garrets and bedroom floor plan of old Muirhouse
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/18V Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 18v Ink sketch plans of garrets and bedroom floor plan of old Muirhouse Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse c. 1800 Item Level
Page 19  Watercolour of old Muirhouse and avenue from the east
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/19 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 19 Watercolour of old Muirhouse and avenue from the east Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse c. 1800 Item Level
Page 66/1  Drawing of, as inscr; 'RUINS OF OLD MUIRHOUSE IN 1880' 
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/66/1 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 66/1 Drawing of, as inscr; 'RUINS OF OLD MUIRHOUSE IN 1880' Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse 1880 Item Level
Page 71  Drawing of the old Muirhouse garden and Towers, initialled 'WJD'
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/71 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 71 Drawing of the old Muirhouse garden and Towers, initialled 'WJD' Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse 1800 Item Level
Page 86v  Photograph of old Muirhouse towers and garden including statuary, inscr. below; 'Muirhouse Garden in 1882'
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/86V Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 86v Photograph of old Muirhouse towers and garden including statuary, inscr. below; 'Muirhouse Garden in 1882' Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse 1882 Item Level
Edinburgh, Muirhouse.
View of remains of Old Muirhouse showing towers. Photographs and Off-line Digital Images ED 4445/2 Edinburgh, Muirhouse. View of remains of Old Muirhouse showing towers. c. 1960 Item Level
View of remains of Old Muirhouse showing towers Photographs and Off-line Digital Images ED 4446/4 View of remains of Old Muirhouse showing towers c. 1960 Item Level
View of remains of Old Muirhouse showing towers Photographs and Off-line Digital Images ED 4446/5 View of remains of Old Muirhouse showing towers c. 1960 Item Level
Edinburgh, Muirhouse.
View of remains of Old Muirhouse showing towers. Photographs and Off-line Digital Images ED 4446/6 Edinburgh, Muirhouse. View of remains of Old Muirhouse showing towers. c. 1960 Item Level
View of remains of Old Muirhouse showing towers Photographs and Off-line Digital Images ED 4445/1 View of remains of Old Muirhouse showing towers c. 1960 Item Level
View of remains of Old Muirhouse showing towers Photographs and Off-line Digital Images ED 4445/3 View of remains of Old Muirhouse showing towers c. 1960 Item Level
Davidson Tartan  inscribed ''The Chief of the Clan is Davidson of Tulloch''.
On-line Digital Images DP 029669 Davidsons of Muirhouse Davidson Tartan inscribed ''The Chief of the Clan is Davidson of Tulloch''. 1880 Item Level
Davidson Arms inscribed ''Viget in Cinere Virtus''.
On-line Digital Images DP 029670 Davidsons of Muirhouse Davidson Arms inscribed ''Viget in Cinere Virtus''. 1880 Item Level
Photograph of Captain William Davidson.
On-line Digital Images DP 029671 Davidsons of Muirhouse Photograph of Captain William Davidson. Item Level