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Susanna Muir Tomb, from The Antiquities of Dumfries and its Neighbourhood Collected and Drawn by John McCormick

Period:
19th Century
Description:

This page of the sketchbook shows the tomb of Susanna Muir (1653 - 1710), wife of John Sharpe of Hoddom.

 

These sketches of various buildings in and around Dumfries were mainly compiled through McCormick's own study of the area and by speaking to those who remembered the buildings, as the majority of them were no longer in existence or in a ruinous state by McCormick's time.  The drawings are all in pencil with extensive written notes.

Materials/Media:
pencil, paper
Dimensions:
length 237mm, width 198mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:0199.19.2
Digital Number:
DMFA003n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council