Mr Currie
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Mr Currie about 1864
  • Scottish Art
Drummond, a clergyman of the Scottish Episcopal Church, had a genuine interest in botany and geology. The photograph of Mr Currie on the hillside in his bath chair is a picture of the determined explorer engaging in fieldwork. He may be a botanist himself seeking out wild plants in the hills. The care of his friends may just be seen in the small stones stopping the wheels of the chair on a dangerous downward slope.

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Scottish Episcopal Church

A church led by bishops, formed after the Church of Scotland became Presbyterian (governed by elders) in 1690. It is independent from, but in communion with, the Anglican Church.

Scottish Episcopal Church

Details

  • Acc. No. PGP 39.6
  • Medium Albumen print by the malt process
  • Size Image size: 17.40 x 22.10 cm; overall: 40.60 x 55.60 cm
  • Credit Purchased 1984