Oliphant, Margaret Ethel Blair (F)

Surname: Oliphant (Maxtone Graham)
Forename(s): Margaret Ethel Blair
b. 25 September 1862. d. 13 May 1952. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet, novelist, playwright, and historian. Alternative signature: E. Blair Oliphant, E. Blair Graham, E. Maxtone Graham. Married James Maxtone Graham on 3 September 1893. Author of A Chef d’Œuvre (1893), Spindrift (1906), True Romances of Scotland (1906), Children of France (1914), and the children’s play The Sword of Peace (1918). Author of several books about her family history including The Oliphants of Gask. Records of a Jacobite Family (1910) and The Maxtones of Cultoquhey (1935).Chambers’s Journal ledger entries refer to her as Mrs Maxtone Graham, and list her address as of 15 India St, Edinburgh (poem published 9 February 1895; NLS Dep 341/371). Biographical information: BL; The Peerage https://www.thepeerage.com/p12506.htm#i125054 (8 October 2021). (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 5
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Other Room 1895-02-09 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12602
The Dial at Night 1895-03-02 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12605
A Thrush’s Song 1896-02-15 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12745
At Twilight 1896-06-06 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12761
Pictures in the Fire 1897-12-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12693