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Colin Mackenzie: Collector Extraordinaire

The first exhibition of Colin Mackenzie’s amazing collection amassed during his time as Surveyor General of India opens. Mackenzie, born in Stornoway, developed a huge interest in the archaeology and religious heritage of the subcontinent, amassing a vast number of sculptures and drawings which he always intended to show in his hometown.

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