Lily Yeaman Collection

Made:
1930-1949
maker:
Yeaman, Lily Eliza

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Archive collection comprised of a newspaper clipping and photographs collected by Lily Yeaman in the 1930s-1940s depicting British Railway Queen, Helen Forrest, servicemen at Hillside Crescent Railway Club, and Bute Railway Convalescent Home Association.

Six photographs of Helen Forrest on her visit to Edinburgh as Railway Queen on 23 June 1939 with a newspaper clipping about the visit. One large portrait of Helen Forrest is signed "Best wishes, Helen Forrest, Britain's Railway Queen, 1938-39".

Three photographs of servicemen at Hillside Crescent Railway Club, Edinburgh, presumed to have been taken in the early 1940s, and two photographs of a group of the Bute Railway Convalescent Home Association. The photographs taken at the Convalescent Home include Yeaman's maternal uncle, George Imrie Davidson. It is supposed that Davidson is at the home following the loss of his leg.

Details

Extent:
1 folder, containing 12 items
Identifier:
YEA
Access:
Access is given in accordance with the NRM access policy. Material from this collection is available to researchers through Search Engine.