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Concert Programme cover, 1923
JSS0283
Concert Programme cover, 1923 Concert programme cover from a tour Skinner carried out in 1923.
Concert Programme, 1923
JSS0284
Concert Programme, 1923 Programme from a Scott Skinner Tour of 1923.
Request to artist David Waterson
JSS0285
Request to artist David Waterson A request from Skinner to the artist David Waterson to create a publicity image for him. Skinner wanted the image to take the form of himself inside a fiddle. This idea may have been simmering for many years. Skinner's early mentor, the fiddler Peter Milne of Tarland, had once told Skinner that he loved...
Page 1 of 2, Letter to David Waterson
JSS0286
Page 1 of 2, Letter to David Waterson Letter from Skinner to the artist David Waterson. He writes: My dear Waterson, I am of opinion that you will someday shine as a Painter of Animals, Sheep & dogs because you never fail to make the lifeless animate - Joseph Farquharson gets for a 20 x 30 80 - I am truly sorry for an artist who labours...
Letter to David Waterson
JSS0287
Letter to David Waterson Page 2 of 2 of a letter to the artist David Waterson. Continuation of a letter Skinner wrote to the artist David Waterson on 18th February 1923. 'I had two Tours last year & both were successful but I must take care of the Tax gatherer, as we have paid a big penny for government Tax so please tell any...
Letter to David Waterson
JSS0288
Letter to David Waterson Page 1 of 3 of a letter from Skinner to the artist David Waterson. He writes: My Dear Watersone I enclose a clipping which I think will amuse you. I have just finished a 3 months North Tour all but one week. We were snowed up on the Highest altitude in Scotland a fierce Blizzard at Tomintoul & Motors...
Letter to David Waterson
JSS0289
Letter to David Waterson Page 2 of 3 of a letter from Skinner to the artist David Waterson. He continues: So now I take a rest. I am complimented on my 'Life' in 'People's Journal' which ran 9 weeks have you read it? The original ms & all my letters for 40 years were destroyed in Carnoustie by the Late John Henderson Glencoe...
Page 3 of 3, Letter to David Waterson
JSS0290
Page 3 of 3, Letter to David Waterson Page 3 of 3 of a letter from Skinner to the artist David Waterson. He continues: In my new Home, I am trying to possess a Russell (Salmon) & a Farquharson (Sheep) but as yet, I have not been successful. I am now on the threshold of 80 & feeling young again! So poor MacKenzie Murdoch is gone a harmless...
Postcard to David Waterson
JSS0291
Postcard to David Waterson POstcard from Skinner to the artist David Waterson. He writes: Dear Artist & Friend, I had a great ovation here from a Huge Audience will be delighted to see you. Pettigrew Macgillivriay Edin sculptor has taken me in hand. Thine ever J Scott Skinner. [Note: Pittendreigh McGillvary, sculptor and artist.]
The Deil's Concert. A Skit.
JSS0292
The Deil's Concert. A Skit. Recto of a printed two-sided card.

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