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Dr Thomas Boyle Grierson

Auriferous Quartz, found at Wanlockhead by Andrew Gemmell, Miner, in 1872

Period:
19th Century
Description:

This print is of a large specimen of grey-white quartz with traces of gold.  Known as the "Gemmell nugget", this specimen was found at Wanlockhead by Andrew Gemmell, miner, in 1872.

 

Image from the collection of Dr Grierson's Thornhill Museum.

Materials/Media:
chromolithograph, on paper
Dimensions:
length 160mm, width 155mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1965.238
Digital Number:
DMFA026n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council