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Gardeners at Skibo Castle

Gardeners at Skibo Castle

Date Added: 24 April 2008 Year Range: 1902 - 1914 Institution Name: dnhhl Cat No: | 2002_086 | Picture No: 321

Photograph of group of 19 gardeners at Skibo Castle, standing in front of the greenhouse. Well-turned out, some with aprons and holding garden forks, a watering can and a pump spray. Mounted on grey card.

Dimensions: Width 253mm - Height 203mm

1 Comment

My grandfather, John Maciver, is second from the left on the back row. He was head gardener at Skibo from about 1902 until 1916--as far as I know. He may not have been head gardener at the beginning. The family lived in the gardener's cottage there and my mother was born there in 1914.
Comment left on 16 June 2012 at 22:13 by Isabel Beaton Many thanks for your comment, we will add your grandfather's name on to the Museum catalogue Administrator
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