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Cursiter's appeal - SMC160
is part of an appeal by Stanley Cursiter which was broadcast
on the radio. He asked for people to donate money to pay for
critical repairs to the nave of St Magnus Cathedral. The Cathedral
was a very special place for Cursiter, as can be seen in his
Stanley Cursiter was an Orcadian and was born in Kirkwall.
He is one of the Orkney Islands' most famous artists and was
the Queen's Painter and Limner for Scotland.
The appeal was recorded by Ernest Walker Marwick and can be
found in the Orkney Sound Archives.