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TITLE
Conical mound, west coast of Scotland
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_1025
PLACENAME
unidentified
PERIOD
20c
CREATOR
M E M Donaldson
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
10911
KEYWORDS
social histories
mounds
stones
Conical mound, west coast of Scotland

This conical mound with stone feature on the summit was photographed in the first half of the 20th century by M.E.M. Donaldson. The exact location is unknown but the landscape is typical of the west coast of Scotland.

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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Conical mound, west coast of Scotland

20c

social histories; mounds; stones

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

This conical mound with stone feature on the summit was photographed in the first half of the 20th century by M.E.M. Donaldson. The exact location is unknown but the landscape is typical of the west coast of Scotland.<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.