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TITLE
Fording the river
EXTERNAL ID
KIGHF_MCIAN_6
DATE OF IMAGE
1847
PERIOD
1840s
CREATOR
R R McIan
SOURCE
Highland Folk Museum
ASSET ID
19769
KEYWORDS
occupations
fords
rivers
Fording the river

This is a postcard showing the work of the Scottish artist R R McIan. It is one of a series of illustrations in which he portrays aspects of rural life in the Highlands. The illustrations were published in the book 'Gaelic gatherings, or the Highlanders at Home on heather, river and loch', published 1847-49, with accompanying text by James Logan

The card is shows a man carrying a woman across the river, with a dog swimming alongside. In swift streams, wading was often considered safer than using a boat

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Fording the river

1840s

occupations; fords; rivers

Highland Folk Museum

R.R. McIan Illustrations

This is a postcard showing the work of the Scottish artist R R McIan. It is one of a series of illustrations in which he portrays aspects of rural life in the Highlands. The illustrations were published in the book 'Gaelic gatherings, or the Highlanders at Home on heather, river and loch', published 1847-49, with accompanying text by James Logan<br /> <br /> The card is shows a man carrying a woman across the river, with a dog swimming alongside. In swift streams, wading was often considered safer than using a boat