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TITLE
Sound of Mull as seen from Morvern
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0735
PLACENAME
Morvern
DISTRICT
Ardnamurchan
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Morvern
PERIOD
20c
CREATOR
M E M Donaldson
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
10635
KEYWORDS
peninsulas
island
islands
coast
coasts
storm clouds
Sound of Mull as seen from Morvern

The Morvern Peninsula, Argyll, lies south of Ardnamurchan and northeast of Mull. It is bounded by Loch Linnhe, the Sound of Mull and Loch Sunart. The main settlements of Morvern are Lochaline, where there is a short ferry crossing to Fishnish on the island of Mull, and Fiunary. The highest points are Fuar Bheinn, 2798ft, and Beinn Mheadhoin, 2423ft. This photograph of the Sound of Mull, as seen from Morvern, was taken 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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Sound of Mull as seen from Morvern

ARGYLL: Morvern

20c

peninsulas; island; islands; coast; coasts; storm clouds

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

The Morvern Peninsula, Argyll, lies south of Ardnamurchan and northeast of Mull. It is bounded by Loch Linnhe, the Sound of Mull and Loch Sunart. The main settlements of Morvern are Lochaline, where there is a short ferry crossing to Fishnish on the island of Mull, and Fiunary. The highest points are Fuar Bheinn, 2798ft, and Beinn Mheadhoin, 2423ft. This photograph of the Sound of Mull, as seen from Morvern, was taken 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.