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TITLE
Woman and children, Morar
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0973
PLACENAME
Morar
DISTRICT
Lochaber
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Glenelg
PERIOD
20th Century
CREATOR
M E M Donaldson
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
10859
KEYWORDS
social histories
thatched cottages
photograph
house
houses
Woman and children, Morar

This woman and her children were photographed in front of their thatched cottage at Morar in the first half of the 20th century by M.E.M. Donaldson. The photograph was used in Miss Donaldson's publication, 'Wanderings in the Western Highlands and Islands' published in the 1920s.

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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Woman and children, Morar

INVERNESS: Glenelg

20th Century

social histories; thatched cottages; photograph; house; houses

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

This woman and her children were photographed in front of their thatched cottage at Morar in the first half of the 20th century by M.E.M. Donaldson. The photograph was used in Miss Donaldson's publication, 'Wanderings in the Western Highlands and Islands' published in the 1920s.<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.