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Page 1 of 2, Letter to David Waterson
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Page 1 of 2, Letter to David Waterson
Lettercard addressed to D Waterson, Brechin
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Lettercard addressed to D Waterson, Brechin Lettercard from Skinner in Edinburgh, to the artist David Waterson. Skinner, at this time nearly 80, was still touring and playing.
Note to David Waterson from James Scott Skinner
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Note to David Waterson from James Scott Skinner Dedication sent by Skinner to David Waterson, artist, Brechin.
Page 1 of 2, Letter to David Waterson
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Page 1 of 2, Letter to David Waterson
Page 2 of 2, Letter to David Waterson
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Page 2 of 2, Letter to David Waterson
Image of Cathie Macdonald, dancer
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Image of Cathie Macdonald, dancer A head and shoulders postcard photograph of the Highland dancer Cathie Macdonald. Cathie toured with Skinner for some years as a member of his concert party.
Image of Mrs Lily Richards
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Image of Mrs Lily Richards A three quarter length studio portrait by Laird, 246 Union Street Aberdeen of Mrs Lily Richards.
Image of Mrs Lily Richards
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Image of Mrs Lily Richards Photo of a drawing of Mrs Lily Richards sent to the artist David Waterson, possibly as an aide-memoir for a portrait.
Page 1 of 2, Letter to David Waterson
JSS0281
Page 1 of 2, Letter to David Waterson Letter from Skinner to the artist David Waterson. He writes: My dear Artist friend, How art thou? I am in my ain Hoose having purchased this property & in a fine quiet environment & yet within 200 yard of Union St. I have one tenant down (on ground floor) & I am up above, then I have two tenants above me. Previous to this I have been 12 years a wanderer in Hotels. These are houses of refuge for bachelors. I had a shot at London recording a host of Melodies on Columbia Cos: Sidcs. These may soon be in the Market & 'My Life' is expected to appear in Feb: 'People's Journal' Dundee & may run some Weeks.' ['My Life' refers to the serialisation of his autobiography.]
Page 2 of 2, Letter to David Waterson
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Page 2 of 2, Letter to David Waterson Continuation of a letter Skinner wrote to the artist David Waterson on 20th January 1923. He continued: My Columbia Reocrds should be down from London now. They were made on my Andrea Guarnarius Violin made in Italy, 1690 - Italian Violin making as a finished art. Over 1100+ men worked for fully a Century. What is tone, - acoustics - varnish & endless details, Paganini's Violin (a Stradivarius) lies under a glass Case in Genoa shame - Keep cheery & Well, Ever Shine, J Scott Skinner

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