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TITLE
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00298
PLACENAME
Stornoway
DISTRICT
Lewis
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Stornoway
PERIOD
1940s; 1950s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
12023
KEYWORDS
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
Lews Castle
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

This view shows the town of Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis. Stornoway, the main town of the island of Lewis, has one of the finest natural harbours in the Western Isles. The name derives from the Norse for 'steering bay'. The photograph is taken from the top of Lews Castle, which was presented to the people of Stornoway by Lord Leverhulme. The photographer, Duncan Macpherson, travelled to Stornoway from Kyle of Lochalsh on the TSV Loch Seaforth, a regular scheduled ferry service in the 1940s and 1950s


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Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

ROSS: Stornoway

1940s; 1950s

Stornoway; Isle of Lewis; Lews Castle

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

This view shows the town of Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis. Stornoway, the main town of the island of Lewis, has one of the finest natural harbours in the Western Isles. The name derives from the Norse for 'steering bay'. The photograph is taken from the top of Lews Castle, which was presented to the people of Stornoway by Lord Leverhulme. The photographer, Duncan Macpherson, travelled to Stornoway from Kyle of Lochalsh on the TSV Loch Seaforth, a regular scheduled ferry service in the 1940s and 1950s <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 />