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Photograph of members of the Murdoch family in Ireland

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 2108 KUAS65
Held at: Kingston University
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Full title: Photograph of members of the Murdoch family in Ireland
Date(s): [1890]
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 1 item
Name of creator(s): Abernethy Photographic Studios, Belfast
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Iris Murdoch's family originally came from Ireland, where this photograph was taken in the late 1800s. The Abernethy Studios was a renowned photographic studio in Belfast at that time.


Scope and content/abstract:

Photograph of the Murdoch family in Ireland c 1890s. Those pictured include William Murdoch and Louise Murdoch with their children Sara, Ella and Hugh. Hugh Murdoch was Iris Murdoch's father, and William and Louise her grandparents. Photograph taken at the Abernethy Studios in Belfast.

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Available to view by appointment in the Kingston University Archives and Special Collections search room.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copying is not allowed

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Catalogued on the Archives catalogue at

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Allied Materials

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More information on the Murdoch family can be found in the Peter Conradi Archive, reference number KUAS6.

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Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

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