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Subject: Scottish framers

Scottish framers

From: Nicholas Burnett <nickandbarbara>
Date: Thursday, October 16, 2003
Jocelyn Evans <jocelyne [at] unimelb__edu__au> writes

>...  Does anyone know of any resources I'd
>be able to access from Australia, such as online databases of
>framers that have worked in Edinburgh?  The label reads "John
>Wilson, Carver and Gilder, Picture Frame Maker, 76 and 78 Buc...
>Street, Edinburgh", while the painting appears to be a late 19th
>century landscape.

A good starting point would be the 19th century printed directories
for Edinburgh.  Copies will almost certainly be held in the main
public library in Edinburgh.  You can probably find their contact
details via an internet search or you could simply place a query on
'Ask a Librarian' <URL:http://www.ask-a-librarian.org.uk/>

Nicholas Burnett
Museum Conservation Services Ltd


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