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Wallace Works [Manufacturing Wholesalers] Ltd

Wallace Works (Manufacturing Wholesalers) Ltd was a textile concern based in Perth. It was a subsidiary company of the Don and Low Group. The company seems to have ceased to exist in about 1978. The Wallace Works itself was retained by Don & Low and remained in use as a factory until at least the 1980s. By 1998, the works had been demolished.

Walkerville Bag Manufacturing Company Limited

The Walkerville Bag Manufacturing Company, based in Montreal, Canada, manufactured burlap bags. The Canadian Bag Company and Woods Manufacturing Company Limited were majority shareholders of the company, and J H Bonar was one of the directors.

W. L. Whyte

W.L. Whyte went to India in 1933, employed as a weaver supervisor by Thomas Duff & Co., who managed Angus, Samnuggar, Titaghur and Victoria jute mills

W. Henry de Wytt

W. Henry de Wytt graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1895 and acted as lecturer on Materia Medica and Therapeutics at St Andrews University from c 1896-1898. In 1898 he applied for the position of Chair of Materia Medica at St Andrews University.

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Visual Research Centre

  • Corporate body
  • 1999-

The Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design Visual Research Centre (VRC) was based at Dundee Contemporary Arts until 2018. The Visual Research Centre is a unique facility dedicated to visual arts research from initial concepts to final exposition. Through an exciting portfolio of projects, VRC provides a platform for debate around cultural production and is a crucial DJCAD resource for revealing and disseminating research. At the heart of the VRC is Centrespace, an experimental flexible studio/gallery where research outcomes can be given their first public airing. VRC also houses the Centre for Artists Books and Visual Publishing, a unique artists' book collection and specialist printing production facility. The Rewind research project archive, which has conserved early British video art, can be viewed in the Rewind Microcinema. VRC is also home to DJCAD's PhD community.

IMPACT 8 was chaired by Prof Elaine Shemilt, Chair of Fine Art Printmaking at DJCAD, was held at Dundee in conjunction with the first Print Festival Scotland which ran from 23rd August to 1st September 2013

Source: https://www.dundee.ac.uk/cooper-gallery/aboutus/centrespace/
See also http://www.conf.dundee.ac.uk/impact8/home/

Victoria Spinning Co. Ltd, Dundee

The company was founded in 1894, taking over the Queen Victoria Works from Charles Lyell, jute spinner, and was later a subsidiary of Blackwood, Morton and Sons, Ltd. It was active until at least the 1920s.
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