Game Book compiled by William Lockett Agnew, recording shooting parties on the Altyre Estate, at Aldourie and elsewhere. With numerous illustrations of sporting activities and daily life Edit




  • 1887-1908 (Creation)


  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    1 volume

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  • Scope and Contents

    As well as records of sporting parties and their `bags`, the Game Book provides detailed daily accounts of game seen and weather conditions. The album includes numerous photographs of shooting parties and daily activities, principally on the Altyre Estate and at Aldourie Castle and Fetteresso. Many of the photographs are of estate and household servants. There is a fine series of photographs of the interior of Altyre, several of cycling parties including Sir Luke Fildes, R.A., croquet parties, flooding at Forres, 1900, Gordonstoun, Lossiemouth, curling on Blair Loch, motoring, 1906, and more. There is also a printed programme for a musical entertainment and ball at Altyre, 1891.

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    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, Bloomsburys, 24 Maddox Street, London, W1S 1P. Printed Books, Maps and Manuscripts sale, 18th July 2014, Lot 579).4 September 2014