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TITLE
Packing Herring
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00118
PLACENAME
Mallaig
DISTRICT
Lochaber
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Glenelg
PERIOD
1900s; 1910s; 1920s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
11844
KEYWORDS
herring
workers
pier
barrels
Packing Herring

This scene, on the pier at Mallaig according to the label on the negative, contrasts the lives of the herring workers with those of more affluent means. The men and women, backs bent over the baskets and barrels, are being watched by two well-dressed ladies, resplendent in fashionable hats.


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Packing Herring

INVERNESS: Glenelg

1900s; 1910s; 1920s

herring; workers; pier; barrels

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

This scene, on the pier at Mallaig according to the label on the negative, contrasts the lives of the herring workers with those of more affluent means. The men and women, backs bent over the baskets and barrels, are being watched by two well-dressed ladies, resplendent in fashionable hats.<br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href= "mailto: skyeandlochalsh.archives@highlifehighland.com" >Skye and Lochalsh Archives</a><br />