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Page 56/2  Postcard of coloured engraving inscr; 'THE FORTH FROM CORSTORPINE HILL' with some houses near the shore (possibly Muirhouse)
Photograph Album 95  The Baxter Print Album Print Room PA 95/56/2 General Collection. Photograph Albums. Page 56/2 Postcard of coloured engraving inscr; 'THE FORTH FROM CORSTORPINE HILL' with some houses near the shore (possibly Muirhouse) Photograph Album 95 The Baxter Print Album c. 1855 Item Level
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 6  Photograph, detail of Davidson Arms dated 1832, with text; 'Davidson Arms  Carved in stone over the principal door at Muirhouse'
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/6 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 6 Photograph, detail of Davidson Arms dated 1832, with text; 'Davidson Arms Carved in stone over the principal door at Muirhouse' Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse c. 1880 Item Level
Page 65  Plan of the Muirhouse Estate in 1879
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/65 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 65 Plan of the Muirhouse Estate in 1879 Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse 1879 Item Level
Page 65v  Photograph showing vegetation inscr; 'Muirhouse view from Drawing room window. 1882'
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/65V Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 65v Photograph showing vegetation inscr; 'Muirhouse view from Drawing room window. 1882' Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse 1882 Item Level
Page 66/2  Drawing of East Avenue
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/66/2 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 66/2 Drawing of East Avenue Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse 1880 Item Level
Page 66/3  Drawing of the new Muirhouse and gardens in 1880
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/66/3 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 66/3 Drawing of the new Muirhouse and gardens in 1880 Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse 1880 Item Level
Page 66/4  Drawing of the Upper Green Walk, initialled 'WJD'
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/66/4 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 66/4 Drawing of the Upper Green Walk, initialled 'WJD' Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse 1880 Item Level
Page 67  Grey wash drawing entitled 'MUIRHOUSE. PARK.' and initialled 'WJD' 
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/67 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 67 Grey wash drawing entitled 'MUIRHOUSE. PARK.' and initialled 'WJD' Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse 1800 Item Level
Page 67v  Sepia wash, inscr; 'Rough sketch of Muirhouse taken in 1860'
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/67V Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 67v Sepia wash, inscr; 'Rough sketch of Muirhouse taken in 1860' Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse 1860 Item Level
Page 68  Pencil and grey wash drawing of Muirhouse, south elevation, initialled 'WJD' and dated 1880
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/68 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 68 Pencil and grey wash drawing of Muirhouse, south elevation, initialled 'WJD' and dated 1880 Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse 1880 Item Level
Page 69  Pencil and grey wash drawing inscr; 'SIDE VIEW OF MUIRHOUSE', initialled 'WJD' 
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse
Print Room AL 3/69 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 69 Pencil and grey wash drawing inscr; 'SIDE VIEW OF MUIRHOUSE', initialled 'WJD' Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse 1800 Item Level
Page 70/1  Drawing of the back entrance to Muirhouse, initialled 'WJD'
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse
Print Room AL 3/70/1 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 70/1 Drawing of the back entrance to Muirhouse, initialled 'WJD' Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse 1800 Item Level
Page 70/2  Drawing inscr; 'END OF MUIRHOUSE WITH ADDITIONS BY THOMAS DAVIDSON', initialled 'WJD'
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse
Print Room AL 3/70/2 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 70/2 Drawing inscr; 'END OF MUIRHOUSE WITH ADDITIONS BY THOMAS DAVIDSON', initialled 'WJD' Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse 1800 Item Level
Page 72  Landscape drawing, probably from Muirhouse looking across the Forth
Print Room Album 3  The Davidsons of Muirhouse Print Room AL 3/72 Davidsons of Muirhouse Page 72 Landscape drawing, probably from Muirhouse looking across the Forth Print Room Album 3 The Davidsons of Muirhouse c. 1880 Item Level