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TITLE
First press report of a sighting of the Loch Ness Monster
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_INVCOURIER_19330502_5C
PLACENAME
Loch Ness
DISTRICT
Aird
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Urquhart and Glenmoriston
DATE OF IMAGE
2 May 1933
PERIOD
1930s
CREATOR
Inverness Courier
SOURCE
Inverness Courier
ASSET ID
1755
KEYWORDS
Nessie
myths
legends
newspaper articles
First press report of a sighting of the Loch Ness Monster

This article appeared in the Inverness Courier on 2 May 1933. It is the first newspaper report concerning a sighting of the Loch Ness Monster and it is credited with heralding the start of "Nessiemania". The myth (some say truth) surrounding the creature shows little sign of abating.

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First press report of a sighting of the Loch Ness Monster

INVERNESS: Urquhart and Glenmoriston

1930s

Nessie; myths; legends; newspaper articles

Inverness Courier

This article appeared in the Inverness Courier on 2 May 1933. It is the first newspaper report concerning a sighting of the Loch Ness Monster and it is credited with heralding the start of "Nessiemania". The myth (some say truth) surrounding the creature shows little sign of abating.<br /> <br /> [click on the image to enlarge]