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TITLE
Arran from Skipness
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0671
PLACENAME
Arran
DISTRICT
Arran
PERIOD
20c
CREATOR
M E M Donaldson
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
10583
KEYWORDS
islands
peninsulas
Arran from Skipness

The island of Arran is one of Scotland's most southerly islands. It is sheltered from the Atlantic Ocean by the Kintyre peninsula and is separated from the Scottish mainland by the Firth of Clyde and the Sound of Bute. This photograph was taken from Skipness on the east coast of the Kintyre peninsula.

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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Arran from Skipness

20c

islands; peninsulas

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

The island of Arran is one of Scotland's most southerly islands. It is sheltered from the Atlantic Ocean by the Kintyre peninsula and is separated from the Scottish mainland by the Firth of Clyde and the Sound of Bute. This photograph was taken from Skipness on the east coast of the Kintyre peninsula.<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.