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TITLE
Rock formations, Loch Sunart
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0865
PLACENAME
Loch Sunart
DISTRICT
Ardnamurchan
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Ardnamurchan
PERIOD
20c
CREATOR
M E M Donaldson
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
10757
KEYWORDS
social histories
rocks
rock formations
erosion
photograph
shore
coast
coasts
coastline
lochs
Rock formations, Loch Sunart

This interesting rock formation, on the shores of Loch Sunart, was photographed by M.E.M. Donaldson in the first half of the 20th century.

Loch Sunart, a sea loch, extends almost 20 miles west from Glen Tarbert and separates the Ardnamurchan Peninsula and Sunart to the north from Morvern in the south. Near the mouth of the loch are the islands of Carna, Risga, Eilean Mòr and Oronsay.

The photographer, 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. Between 1912 and 1949 she 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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Rock formations, Loch Sunart

ARGYLL: Ardnamurchan

20c

social histories; rocks; rock formations; erosion; photograph; shore; coast; coasts; coastline; lochs

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

This interesting rock formation, on the shores of Loch Sunart, was photographed by M.E.M. Donaldson in the first half of the 20th century.<br /> <br /> Loch Sunart, a sea loch, extends almost 20 miles west from Glen Tarbert and separates the Ardnamurchan Peninsula and Sunart to the north from Morvern in the south. Near the mouth of the loch are the islands of Carna, Risga, Eilean Mòr and Oronsay.<br /> <br /> The photographer, 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. Between 1912 and 1949 she 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.