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Muir & Mirrielees

the Scottish partnership that became a household name in Russia

by Harvey J. Pitcher

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Published by Swallow House in Cromer .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • Russia
    • Subjects:
    • Mirrielees, Archibald, 1797-1877.,
    • Muir, Andrew, 1817-1899.,
    • Muir & Mirrielees (Firm),
    • TsUM (Firm),
    • Businesspeople -- Scotland -- Biography.,
    • Scots -- Russia -- Biography.,
    • Department stores -- Russia -- History.,
    • Retail trade -- Russia -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMuir and Mirrielees
      StatementHarvey Pitcher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5465.R92 P58 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 201 p. :
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL887095M
      ISBN 100905265033
      LC Control Number95176150
      OCLC/WorldCa31779956

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      NOTES. EMI correspondence Muir & Mirrielees. The Scottish Partnership that became a Household Name in Russia by Harvey Pitcher. Swallow House Books, Cromer Favorite: the story of an independent German record company () by Hugo Strötbaum (in: The Lindström butions to the history of the record industry / Beiträge zur Geschichte der . The table is believed to have been purchased by Andrew Muir (), a wealthy merchant who, with Archibald Mirrielees (), established Muir & Mirrielees in Moscow. The department store became a household name throughout the Russian Empire - Chekhov went there to buy his hats, ordered furniture from them for his house in Yalta and.

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Muir and Mirrielees was an iconic and pioneering shop in Moscow at the end of the Imperial era. Founded by Muir & Mirrielees book Scotsmen at St Petersburg init moved to Moscow in the s and at once flourished. A new building in brought the first lifts to the city, as well as the concept of the department store.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. 3/5(1). TsUM in Moscow, near the Bolshoi Theatre. The Communists nationalised it inand in the company started by Archibald Mirrielees (–) and Andrew Muir (–) back in became a branch of MosTorg dubbed TsUM, short for Central Department Store, though everyone kept calling it Muir and Mirrielees (British expats in Imperial Russia had called it M&M’s; Anton Chekhov.

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Harvey Pitcher (born 26 August ) is an English writer, historian and translator. He was born in London, and attended Merchant Taylors' his National Service (–57), he studied Russian at the Joint Services School of Linguists, qualifying as an ards, he read Russian at St John's College, Oxford, graduating in with First Class Honours.

The trading company was established in by Muir and Mirrielees, who then lived in St. Petersburg. The company moved to Moscow in the.

Inthe new Muir & Mirrielees store with 80 departments was erected in the same place, designed by the well-known architect Roman Klein. It was the first building in Russia to use walls of reinforced concrete – a technique invented in America for sky-scrapers.

It. DNA testing proves that William Mirrielees from Tree 33 was the father of our first William and that Tree 11 can now be combined with Tree Footnote: I said above that William Merrilees is mentioned in the book Muir & Mirrilees.

What an interesting family that is for, along with Andrew Muir, Archibald Mirrilees founded the first high class. Mirrielees (responsible, ), William Mirrielees () and Andrew Muir () - were well-connected businessmen. Archibald Mirrielees and Muir were entrepreneurial Scots who moved to St Petersburg and set up the Muir & Mirrielees Trade Company, an import-export business which produced the Central Universal Department Store.

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Muir & Mirrielees was a trading company in Moscow, Russia (—), established by two Scottish entrepreneurs - Archibald Mirrielees () and Andrew Muir ().

Their main department store was located on Petrovka Street in Moscow and its landmark building is occupied by the TsUM department store since The neo-Gothic Muir & Mirrielees, designed by Roman Klein.

Other galleries – Solodovnikov’s, Golofteyev’s and Muir & Mirrielees – opened approximately at the same time. They sold underwear, men’s and women’s hats, scarves, umbrellas, silk ribbons and many other things. More companies tailoring women’s clothes opened in the s.

According to this website, she was born in Moscow on 2 August and died in Surrey, England, 23 Octoberand had four children: Gerildine Yvonne Cazalet, Vincent Arthur Cazalet (), Ralph Mirrielees Cazalet () and Elizabeth Russel Cazalet ( - in the old registry book at the Vvedensky Cemetery there is an entry.

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We specialize in books, maps, photographs and prints relating to. Essential Muir: A Selection of John Muir's Best Writings (California Legacy Book) John Muir $ - $ Jane Isabella Muir married (21 December – ), daughter of James, married a widower some years her senior, a business man Archibald Mirrielees ( – ) on 21 April in London.

He was already in business in Russia and the newly married couple returned there to set up home. Archibald Mirrielees was a year-old ambitious Scotsman when he came to St. Petersburg, Russia, in to gain fame and fortune.

Having started as a representative of a British company, in he founded a business under his own name. In he was joined by his young brother-in-law Andrew Muir, and so the Muir & Mirrielees company was born.

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English: Muir and Mirrielees was a Russian luxury retail chain, founded in by Scottish businessmen Archibald Mirrielees and Andrew Muir. Their flagship store building operates to date as Moscow Tsum. The company was nationalized and liquidated in.

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Hessler acknowledges that both Eliseev's and Muir & Mirrielees were used by the Bolsheviks to house socialist retail stores, but doesn't acknowledge the legacy or the significance. Instead the pre-revolutionary retail sector is subsumed under the term "old merchant Moscow," i.e., dirty, disorganized shops, and contrasted to the Stalinist state.

The rhythm of life became a hundred times faster. The traffic of wheeled, winged, propelled and other vehicle is pulsing everywhere. The Myur and Meriliz (Muir and Mirrielees) supermarket, which already existed inhas increased to fabulous proportions, and its main departments are in direct contact with the major air railways.