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TITLE
Loch a' Mhuillidh, Glen Strathfarrar
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0622
PLACENAME
Loch a' Mhuillidh
DISTRICT
Aird
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kilmorack
PERIOD
20c
CREATOR
M E M Donaldson
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
10540
KEYWORDS
lochs
islands
glens
straths
valleys
Jacobites
Frasers
Loch a' Mhuillidh, Glen Strathfarrar

Loch a' Mhuillidh lies within Glen Strathfarrar four miles down river from Loch Monar and to the west of Loch Beannacharan. The River Farrar flows through Loch a' Mhuillidh on its way east. Glen Strathfarrar was once Fraser country and Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat, sheltered on a small island in Loch a' Mhuillidh while on the run after the '45 Jacobite Rising.

M.E.M. Donaldson was born in 1876 and came to the Highlands around 1908. She travelled extensively around the North and West Highlands, writing and taking photographs. One of her favourite locations was the Ardnamurchan Peninsula and it was there she settled, at Sanna, in 1927.

Between 1912 and 1949 Miss Donaldson produced many books on the social history and customs of the North and West Highlands. 'Wanderings in the Western Highlands and Islands' and 'Further Wanderings - Mainly in Argyll' are two of her best known works and both are illustrated with her own photographs. She died in a nursing home in Edinburgh in 1958, and was buried in Oban


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Loch a' Mhuillidh, Glen Strathfarrar

INVERNESS: Kilmorack

20c

lochs; islands; glens; straths; valleys; Jacobites; Frasers

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

Loch a' Mhuillidh lies within Glen Strathfarrar four miles down river from Loch Monar and to the west of Loch Beannacharan. The River Farrar flows through Loch a' Mhuillidh on its way east. Glen Strathfarrar was once Fraser country and Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat, sheltered on a small island in Loch a' Mhuillidh while on the run after the '45 Jacobite Rising.<br /> <br /> M.E.M. Donaldson was born in 1876 and came to the Highlands around 1908. She travelled extensively around the North and West Highlands, writing and taking photographs. One of her favourite locations was the Ardnamurchan Peninsula and it was there she settled, at Sanna, in 1927.<br /> <br /> Between 1912 and 1949 Miss Donaldson produced many books on the social history and customs of the North and West Highlands. 'Wanderings in the Western Highlands and Islands' and 'Further Wanderings - Mainly in Argyll' are two of her best known works and both are illustrated with her own photographs. She died in a nursing home in Edinburgh in 1958, and was buried in Oban <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.