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TITLE
Sand dunes at Sanna Bay, Ardnamurchan Peninsula
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0896
PLACENAME
Sanna
DISTRICT
Ardnamurchan
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Ardnamurchan
PERIOD
20c
CREATOR
M E M Donaldson
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
10788
KEYWORDS
social histories
dune
sand dune
photograph
coast
coasts
coastline
bays
Sand dunes at Sanna Bay, Ardnamurchan Peninsula

Sanna Bay, on the northwest coast of the Ardnamurchan Peninsula, lies between the headlands of Sanna Point to the north and the Point of Ardnamurchan to the south. These sand dunes at Sanna were 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. 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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Sand dunes at Sanna Bay, Ardnamurchan Peninsula

ARGYLL: Ardnamurchan

20c

social histories; dune; sand dune; photograph; coast; coasts; coastline; bays

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

Sanna Bay, on the northwest coast of the Ardnamurchan Peninsula, lies between the headlands of Sanna Point to the north and the Point of Ardnamurchan to the south. These sand dunes at Sanna were 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. 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.