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TITLE
Unveiling of Flora MacDonald Monument, Castle Hill, Inverness
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_124
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
1899
PERIOD
1890s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11218
KEYWORDS
Inverness
Castle Hill
flatcaps
bowler hats
derbies
Unveiling of Flora MacDonald Monument, Castle Hill, Inverness

A large crowd gathered at the unveiling of Flora MacDonald Monument, Castle Hill, Inverness, 1899. The statue, which represents the heroine looking towards the west, was designed by Andrew Davidson, a sculptor from Inverness. Captain Henderson Macdonald bequeathed £1000 towards the cost of the monument.

The people gathered for the event are all dressed in costume typical of the turn of the century, including straw hats (for the ladies) and flatcaps and bowlers (for the men)


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Unveiling of Flora MacDonald Monument, Castle Hill, Inverness

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1890s

Inverness; Castle Hill; flatcaps; bowler hats; derbies

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection

A large crowd gathered at the unveiling of Flora MacDonald Monument, Castle Hill, Inverness, 1899. The statue, which represents the heroine looking towards the west, was designed by Andrew Davidson, a sculptor from Inverness. Captain Henderson Macdonald bequeathed £1000 towards the cost of the monument. <br /> <br /> The people gathered for the event are all dressed in costume typical of the turn of the century, including straw hats (for the ladies) and flatcaps and bowlers (for the men) <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.