The Copland Photographic Collection: John Copland of Dundrennan 1854-1929

A large audience enjoyed a most interesting presentation by Alison Burgess, Dumfries and Galloway Local Studies and Information Officer at our first meeting of the new session. Her subject was John Copland, Artist, Photographer and Illustrator who had a strong affinity and love for Galloway

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John Copland in his studio in Dundrennan By courtesy of The Stewartry Museum

A collection of Copland’s photographic plates, illustrations, paintings, cameras and memorabilia was purchased for the Regional Archive. This is a project in progress and Alison is hoping to have help in adding content to the images in identifying people and places.

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