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TITLE
Washing
EXTERNAL ID
KIGHF_MCIAN_9
DATE OF IMAGE
1847
PERIOD
1840s
CREATOR
R R McIan
SOURCE
Highland Folk Museum
ASSET ID
19772
KEYWORDS
occupations
laundry
Washing

Women are washing clothes using water heated over a fire. The clothes are then rinsed in the stream. The models in the painting are MacDonald women from Glen Coe.

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

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Washing

1840s

occupations; laundry

Highland Folk Museum

R.R. McIan Illustrations

Women are washing clothes using water heated over a fire. The clothes are then rinsed in the stream. The models in the painting are MacDonald women from Glen Coe.<br /> <br /> 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