Victorian Mauchline Ware Family Photograph Album

[Mauchine Ware Binding]

A Victorian Mauchline Ware Family Photograph Album


[MAUCHLINE WARE BINDING]. ~ A Victorian Mauchline Ware Family Photograph Album., c1880. 16mo (143 by 112 mm). No Date (c1880?). Illuminated hand coloured title leaf and 24 leaves with cut out section for photographs to be inserted to each side of leaf. All thick card. All edges gilt. 19 period family portrait photographs present. Brown leather backed, Mauchline ware boards. with 3 oval photographic pictures to upper board, 'Aboyne Suspension Bridge', 'View from Glen Tanar Road', and 'Aboyne Village'. Lower board plain. Four slightly raised bands to spine with gilt line decoration. White metal mounts present but clasp missing. Pictures slightly faded. Small tear to a few of the photo mounts, and small scuff mark to rear free endpaper, otherwise a very good example of a Mauchline Ware photographic album.

The name 'Mauchline ware' covers a large range of decorative and souvenir woodware. From the town of Mauchline in South West Scotland. wooden souvenirs were made in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Early pieces were hand decorated using either coloured paints or pen and ink. Later, Transfer printed views and Photographic pictures were utilised.


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