Series WID - David Wilkie photos in possession of Trevor Jephcott

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David Wilkie photos in possession of Trevor Jephcott


  • 1952 - 1957 (Creation)

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1 box containing 222 black and white photographs, 7cm

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It looks as if the photos were given to Trevor Jephcott, a horticulturist who may have been a member of the Scottish Rock Garden Club. Jephcott died in 1993, and the photos were passed to his daughter Susan Bains in 2017 after the death of his widow. She donated them to RBGE in January 2018.

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Susan Bains (family)

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222 black and white photographs in 13 envelopes, some of which date between 1952-1957), presumably all taken by David Wilkie of RBGE and passed to (Charles) Trevor Jephcott. The subjects are all horticultural, with two notable groups, rhododendron and campanula.

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photographs have been taken from the envelopes and put into pockets, but kept in the order they were found in.

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Permission required from RBGE

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  • Shelf: J:1:2