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TITLE
Cottages at Sanna, Ardnamurchan Peninsula
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0885
PLACENAME
Sanna
DISTRICT
Ardnamurchan
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Ardnamurchan
PERIOD
20c
CREATOR
M E M Donaldson
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
10777
KEYWORDS
social histories
hydro-electric power
cottage
photograph
croft house
croft houses
crofthouse
crofthouses
Cottages at Sanna, Ardnamurchan Peninsula

These cottages at Sanna, Ardnamurchan, were photographed in the first half of the 20th century by M.E.M. Donaldson.

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. She built a home using traditional methods and materials and drew her electricity supply from her own private hydro-electric dam.

Between 1912 and 1949 Miss Donaldson produced many books on the social history and customs of the North and West Highlands, including an account of the building of her home at Sanna. She died in a nursing home in Edinburgh in 1958 and was buried in Oban


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Cottages at Sanna, Ardnamurchan Peninsula

ARGYLL: Ardnamurchan

20c

social histories; hydro-electric power; cottage; photograph; croft house; croft houses; crofthouse; crofthouses

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

These cottages at Sanna, Ardnamurchan, were photographed in the first half of the 20th century by M.E.M. Donaldson.<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. She built a home using traditional methods and materials and drew her electricity supply from her own private hydro-electric dam. <br /> <br /> Between 1912 and 1949 Miss Donaldson produced many books on the social history and customs of the North and West Highlands, including an account of the building of her home at Sanna. 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.