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TITLE
Bay on Skye
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0654
PLACENAME
Skye
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Portree
PERIOD
20c
CREATOR
M E M Donaldson
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
10567
KEYWORDS
bays
coast
coasts
island
islands
Bay on Skye

This bay on the island of Skye, with hills beyond, was photographed by M.E.M. Donaldson in the first half of the 20th century. The location has been recently identified as Broadford looking over to Breakish, with the old pier in the foreground.

Mary Ethel Muir 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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Bay on Skye

INVERNESS: Portree

20c

bays; coast; coasts; island; islands

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

This bay on the island of Skye, with hills beyond, was photographed by M.E.M. Donaldson in the first half of the 20th century. The location has been recently identified as Broadford looking over to Breakish, with the old pier in the foreground.<br /> <br /> Mary Ethel Muir 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.