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TITLE
Shores of Loch Aline
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0729
PLACENAME
Loch Aline
DISTRICT
Ardnamurchan
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Morvern
PERIOD
20c
CREATOR
M E M Donaldson
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
10627
KEYWORDS
Lochaline
castles
estates
lochs
Shores of Loch Aline

Loch Aline is a sea loch off the Sound of Mull, on the southern coast of the Morvern peninsula, within the Ardtornish Estate. Kinlochaline sits at the head of the loch as does Kinlochaline Castle, a fifteenth-century square turreted tower, originally owned by the MacInnes family. This view, probably of Loch Aline, was photographed by M.E.M. Donaldson in the first half of the 20th century.

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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Shores of Loch Aline

ARGYLL: Morvern

20c

Lochaline; castles; estates; lochs

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

Loch Aline is a sea loch off the Sound of Mull, on the southern coast of the Morvern peninsula, within the Ardtornish Estate. Kinlochaline sits at the head of the loch as does Kinlochaline Castle, a fifteenth-century square turreted tower, originally owned by the MacInnes family. This view, probably of Loch Aline, was photographed by M.E.M. Donaldson in the first half of the 20th century.<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.