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TITLE
Snowy scene from Kyle to Kyleakin
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00537
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
PERIOD
1920s; 1930s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
12242
KEYWORDS
landscape
sea
mountains
island
snow
lighthouse
zoomable

When he took this photograph Duncan Macpherson, the photographer, was standing on the Ploc of Kyle, looking West across Eilean Ban to the snow covered mountains of Skye. The lighthouse visible on the island was built in 1857, with cottages alongside. The island was bought in the 1960s by Gavin Maxwell, author of "Ring of Bright Water". It is now managed by the Eilean Ban Trust and can be visited by boat from the centre in Kyleakin, although the island now supports part of the Skye Bridge


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Snowy scene from Kyle to Kyleakin

ROSS: Lochalsh

1920s; 1930s

landscape; sea; mountains; island; snow; lighthouse; zoomable

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

When he took this photograph Duncan Macpherson, the photographer, was standing on the Ploc of Kyle, looking West across Eilean Ban to the snow covered mountains of Skye. The lighthouse visible on the island was built in 1857, with cottages alongside. The island was bought in the 1960s by Gavin Maxwell, author of "Ring of Bright Water". It is now managed by the Eilean Ban Trust and can be visited by boat from the centre in Kyleakin, although the island now supports part of the Skye Bridge <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 />