Andrew Carnegie Birthplace House Museum, Dunfermline, Scotland Photos

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace House Museum in Dunfermline, Scotland presents the history of a local weaver's son who went on to become an important American industrialist and philanthropist.

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Andrew Carnegie Birthplace House Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Jacquard loom in Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Cottage where his father worked as a weaver of damask linen. Dunfermline, Scotland.Corner cabinet with ceramics in Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Cottage. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Andrew Carnegie Birthplace House Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Jacquard loom in Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Cottage where his father worked as a weaver of damask linen. Dunfermline, Scotland.Corner cabinet with ceramics in Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Cottage. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Water sink in stairwell at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Cottage. Dunfermline, Scotland.Upstairs fireplace in room where Carnegie was born at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Cottage. Dunfermline, Scotland.Upstairs bedroom where Carnegie was born at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Cottage. Dunfermline, Scotland.Mrs. Margaret Carnegie, mother of Andrew, portrait by E. Ouless at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Water sink in stairwell at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Cottage. Dunfermline, Scotland.Upstairs fireplace in room where Carnegie was born at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Cottage. Dunfermline, Scotland.Upstairs bedroom where Carnegie was born at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Cottage. Dunfermline, Scotland.Mrs. Margaret Carnegie, mother of Andrew, portrait (1930) by E. Ouless at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Table & chair with ceramics & tea chest at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.William Carnegie's desk at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Storage room at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Andrew Carnegie marble bust by G.D. MacDougall at Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Table & chair with ceramics & tea chest at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.William Carnegie's desk at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Storage room at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Andrew Carnegie marble bust (1912) by G.D. MacDougall at Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Dunfermline from Northwest painting by Andrew Blair at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Scrimshaw carving of whaling ship Wiscasset, later converted to migrant ship & which carried Carnegie family from Glasgow to New York City in 1848 at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Samples of books Carnegie barrowed as a boy in 1850s from private library of Colonel Anderson in Pittsburgh at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.U.S. Civil War token coins minted by private companies to offset shortage of U.S. government minted cents at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Dunfermline from Northwest painting (1860) by Andrew Blair at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Scrimshaw carving (1836) of whaling ship Wiscasset, later converted to migrant ship & which carried Carnegie family from Glasgow to New York City in 1848 at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Samples of books Carnegie barrowed as a boy in 1850s from private library of Colonel Anderson in Pittsburgh at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.U.S. Civil War token coins (c1862) minted by private companies to offset shortage of U.S. government minted cents at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Poster of Edwin Stanton, Lincoln's Secretary of War, signed by Andrew Carnegie with note about Carnegie's service as telegrapher in Civil War at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Graphic of Oil-Springs at Venango, PA which became Carnegie's main income after his investment at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Workers rolling steel railway rails atop casket by Tiffany & Co. of New York, presented to Carnegie by Stevens Institute of Technology as thanks for donation at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.United States Steel Corp. $100,000 gold bond part of J.P. Morgan's payment to Carnegie for his steel company at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Poster of Edwin Stanton, Lincoln's Secretary of War, signed by Andrew Carnegie with note about Carnegie's service as telegrapher in Civil War at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Graphic (1862) of Oil-Springs at Venango, PA which became Carnegie's main income after his investment at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Workers rolling steel railway rails atop casket (1902) by Tiffany & Co. of New York, presented to Carnegie by Stevens Institute of Technology (engraved on front) as thanks for donation at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.United States Steel Corp. $100,000 gold bond (1913-4) part of J.P. Morgan's payment to Carnegie for his steel company at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Books written by Carnegie at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Round the World book by Andrew Carnegie at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Panoram Kodak Camera with lens which swung to cover 112 degrees used by Carnegie at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Puck cartoon which ridiculed Carnegie's claim that his workers earned more than others when they got less per hour over 12-hour days at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Books written by Carnegie (1879-1908) at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Round the World book (1879) by Andrew Carnegie at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Panoram Kodak Camera (1900-26) with lens which swung to cover 112 degrees used by Carnegie at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Puck cartoon (1888) which ridiculed Carnegie's claim that his workers earned more than others when they got less per hour over 12-hour days at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Signed Theodore Roosevelt photo inscribed to family friend Mrs. Andrew Carnegie at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Signed William Howard Taft photo inscribed financial supporter Carnegie at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Photos of famous friends of Carnegie at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Furniture from office of Andrew Carnegie at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Signed Theodore Roosevelt photo inscribed to family friend Mrs. Andrew Carnegie (1908) at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Signed William Howard Taft photo inscribed financial supporter Carnegie (c1913) at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Photos of famous friends of Carnegie at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Furniture from office of Andrew Carnegie at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Louise Whitfield Carnegie, wife of Andrew portrait by Stephen Seymour Thomas at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Andrew Carnegie, Rector of St. Andrews University portrait by Howard Russell Butler at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Italian Fondazione Carnegie Medal at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Pan-American Gold Pease Medal by Tiffany & Co. given to Carnegie for his donation to build organization's headquarters in Washington, DC at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Louise Whitfield Carnegie, wife of Andrew portrait by Stephen Seymour Thomas at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Andrew Carnegie, Rector of St. Andrews University portrait (1926) by Howard Russell Butler at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Italian Fondazione Carnegie Medal (1911) at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Pan-American Gold Pease Medal (1911) by Tiffany & Co. given to Carnegie for his donation to build organization's headquarters in Washington, DC at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Carnegie Hall, NY program & tickets at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Carnegie Hall magazine for The Beatles performance at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Awards & honors given Carnegie including dinosaur named after him at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Stained glass window traces life of Carnegie at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Carnegie Hall, NY program & tickets (1944-5) at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Carnegie Hall magazine for The Beatles performance (1964) at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Awards & honors given Carnegie including dinosaur named after him at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.Stained glass window traces life of Carnegie at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland.

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