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Thomas Carlyle

Margaret Aitken Carlyle, mother to Thomas Carlyle

Description:
Margaret Aitken and James Carlyle married in 1794, three years after the death of James' first wife, Janet.  Thomas was the eldest of their eight children.  Margaret was a loving mother, and Carlyle was equally devoted to her in return.
Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
width 106mm, height 151mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
TC/14
Digital Number:
DMPG077n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council