Saville, Alan (Research Associate) (2016) Mary Boyle (1881-1974): the Abbé Breuil’s faithful fellow-worker. In: Ancient lives: object, people and place in early Scotland. Essays for David V Clarke on his 70th birthday. Sidestone Press, Leiden, Netherlands, pp. 127-150. ISBN 9789088903755

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Abstract

This paper looks at the life and work of Mary Elizabeth Boyle, a Scotswoman and poet who by chance found her way into archaeology, firstly through meeting and working with Miles Burkitt and then, most importantly, by her encounter in 1920 with the Abbé Henri Breuil, the famous French prehistorian, whose companion and aide she became for the final 37 years of his life.

Item Type: Book Section
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Mary Boyle, Henri Breuil, Miles Burkitt, prehistoric art, Scottish poetry, history of archaeology
Subjects: A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works
A General Works > AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
D History General and Old World > DC France
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Scottish History and Archaeology (from 2012)
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2016 15:01
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2016 15:04
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1694

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