Glen Tilt 1871
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Title: Glen Tilt 1871
Date (inclusive): 1871
Date from cover.
Collection number: 94/37
Valentine, James, 1815-1879, photographer.
2 albums (67 photographic prints) : albumen, 32 x 39 cm (albums)
Volume 1 has cover title "Glen Tilt 1871." Volume 2 has cover title "Glentilt."
Photographs (19 x 24 cm) in volume 1 are mounted on rectos of leaves of stiff cardboard, one to a page; captions pencilled
on mount below photograph. Photographs in volume 2 are mounted on rectos and versos of cardboard leaves, interleaved with
blank leaves of heavy white paper; captions in ink or pencil on mount below photograph.
The albums are bound in brown leather album; each has gold-stamped cover title within triple borders of gilt and black rules;
photographers name below title: "By special appointment. J. Valentine, Photographer, Dundee;" textured white endpapers; all
Spec. Coll. copies: each album housed separately in modern beige cloth clamshell box; volume 1 has spine title "Valentine.
Glen Tilt;" volume 2 has spine title "Valentine. Glentilt."
Abstract: Two souvenir albums of photographs, dated 1871, of landscape and deer hunting in the countryside around Glen Tilt, near Blair
Atholl, in Perthshire, Scotland.
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Materials are in English.
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Scottish photographer of Dundee, well-known for portraits and landscape view. James Valentine, joined in his studio by his
sons, William Dobson Valentine, and George D. Valentine, targeted the middle and upper class tourist market, producing drawing
room albums of landscapes of Scotland, and later, England, Jamaica, Norway, Morocco, and New Zealand.
Scope and Content
The photographs record the rocky landscape of Glen Tilt, and its rivers, the Tilt and the Fender, in particular the well-known
cascades of the Fender, and the rocky rapids and salmon leap on the Tilt. Also pictured are landmarks Witches Rock, and Shepherds
Bridge and Black Bridge, as well as two sporting lodges: Forest Lodge, located on the banks of the Tilt, in Glen Tilt, about
eight miles from the village of Blair Atholl; and Glen Bruar Lodge, located in Glen Bruar, nine miles from Calvine. The two
albums also include a total of 32 photos which document a large deerstalking party, featuring Mr. W.L. Winans, his son Mr.
Walter Winans, and Mr. Edward Kennard. Others named in the photos include: J. Macara, R. Macnaughton, S. Liegh, T. Nash, J.
Stewart, R. Steward, J. Lamond, P. Lamond, J. Gone, A. Gone, and J. Macdonald. The photos show the men departing on horseback
from Forest Lodge, well-supplied with firearms and dressed in kilts and hunting gear. The men break for lunch, sprawled on
a hillside, surrounded by the carcasses of the stags they have shot. The horses and gamekeepers wait nearby. Twenty of the
photos are close-ups of dead deer; captions highlight the five stags shot by W.L. Winans in a days stalking, and a "royal"
stag (a stag with antlers of more than twelve branches) shot by Mr. Kennard.
Organization and Arrangement
(from photo captions) v. 1. View on the Tilt with Fender Hill -- Upper Falls of the Fender -- The Witches Rock -- The Salmon
Leap on the Tilt (2) -- View from above the Queens Well -- "A Bit" on the Tilt -- Evening in Glen Tilt -- Shepherds Bridge
near Forest Lodge (2) -- The Forest Lodge (2) -- Rapid on the Tilt above Forest Lodge (2) -- The Black Bridge above Forest
Lodge (2) -- Glen Bruar Lodge -- Deerstalking, Mr. Walter Winans & Party starting (2) -- Deerstalking, Mr. Kennard starting
-- Deerstalking, W.L. Winans Esqr. starting (2) -- Deerstalking, Mr. Walter Winans returning (2) -- Deerstalking, W.L. Winans
Esqr. returning (2) -- Deerstalking, Halt for Lunch (3) -- Deerstalking, Contribution from Three Guns -- Deerstalking, Waiting
for the Ponies -- Deerstalking, A Days Stalking by W.L. Winans Esqr. (3) -- Deerstalking, Royal Stag Shot by W.L. Winans Esqr.
-- Deerstalking, Royal Stag Shot by Mr. E. Kennard (3) -- Deerstalking, Stag Shot in Glen Tilt -- Deerstalking, Stag Shot
by Master Walter Winans -- Deerstalking, Royal Stag Shot byMr. E. Kennard -- Deerstalking, Head of Stag Shot by Master Louis
Winans -- [Untitled photo of dead stag].
(from photo captions) v. 2. View on the Tilt and Fender Hill -- Upper Falls of the Fender -- The Witches Rock -- "A Bit" in
Glen Tilt -- Rapid on the Tilt near the Forest Lodge (2) -- Salmon Leap on the Tilt (2) -- Evening in Glen Tilt -- Shepherds
Bridge near Forest Lodge (2) -- Forest Lodge -- The Black Bridge near Forest Lodge -- Deerstalking, Mr. Walter Winans and
Party starting -- Deerstalking, W.L. Winans Esqr. starting -- Deerstalking, Mr. Walter Winans Returning -- Deerstalking, W.L.
Winans Esqr. Returning -- Deerstalking, Halt for Lunch -- Deerstalking, a Contribution from 3 Guns -- Deerstalking, A Few
Days Stalking by W.L. Winans Esqr. -- Deerstalking, Royal Stag Shot by Mr. Kennard (4).
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Winans, Walter, 1852-1920 --Photographs.
Winans, W.L. (William Louis), 1822-1897 --Photographs.
Kennard, Edward --Photographs.
Deer hunters --Scotland --Photographs.
Deer hunting --Scotland --Photographs.
Scots --Clothing --Photographs.
Kilts --Scotland --Photographs.
Hunting lodges --Scotland --Photographs.
Waterfalls --Scotland --Photographs.
Bridges --Scotland --Photographs.
Perthshire (Scotland) --Photographs.
Blair Atholl (Scotland) --Photographs.
Falls of Fender (Scotland) --Photographs.
Tilt, River (Scotland) --Photographs.
Tilt, Glen (Scotland) --Photographs.
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