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Letter card to James Macdonald, back
ID JSS0319
Title Letter card to James Macdonald, back
Document Reference PC:01
Format 170 x 130 mm
Medium Handwritten Letter Card
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Handwritten Letter Card, The Rosebud
Item Description 'The Rosebud' is in full bloom & will be played when you & I are asleep - +Love+ The above is written on the back of the letter card Skinner sent to the gardener James Macdonald. Macdonald was the gardener at Allanvale Cemetery, Aberdeen, where Skinner was buried in 1927. He was married to Skinner's cousin, Jessie, who was the subject of Skinner's melody, The Rosebud of Allanvale'. The note is prophetic - The Rosebud of Allanvale is still played today.
Creator James Scott Skinner
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Time Period 1920s
Associated Dates: Creation 15 Sep 1922
Relationships JSS0318, JSS0320
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name John Junner


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