James Clark, Kilmarnock, Scotland. Around 1920
Portrait photograph of Dr James Clark (1861-1935), Principal of Central Technical Schools for Cornwall from 1899 to 1908. The photograph was taken while he was Rector at Kilmarnock Academy, Ayrshire, Scotland, between 1908 and 1926. Clark was a renowned natural historian and during his short time in Cornwall he wrote numerous papers for the Journal of the Royal Institution of Cornwall; The Birds of Cornwall, published by the Royal Institution of Cornwall in 1902; and compiled the majority of the zoological sections of the Victoria County History of Cornwall, Volume I, published in 1906. Photographer: Unknown.
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Two Duff Highlanders at Braemar Games, Scotland
Two kilted Duff Highlanders from the Mar Estate discussing the Braemar Highland Games where King George V and Queen Mary were in attendance. The elder gentleman (left) is Alexander Grassic Cumming who resided at Fife Cottages in Braemar (overlooking the Games Park). The younger gent is likely his son John who also lived in Braemar.
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Royal Horse Artillery Hounds, Shooters Hill, London
Captain Reed-Scot of the Royal Horse Artillery (Woolwich) leading out his draghounds at Shooters Hill, London. The pack consisted of 18 couples of hounds, kept in adjoining kennels to some foxes. Being drag hounds they had no animosity towards the foxes.
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