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TITLE
Gathering Dulse
EXTERNAL ID
KIGHF_MCIAN_20
DATE OF IMAGE
1847
PERIOD
1840s
CREATOR
R R McIan
SOURCE
Highland Folk Museum
ASSET ID
19783
KEYWORDS
occupations
kelp
seaweed-
Gathering Dulse

Dulse is edible seaweed, often made into soup. 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

It has been suggested that the model for the woman in this picture may have been McIan's wife Fanny, also an accomplished painter

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Gathering Dulse

1840s

occupations; kelp; seaweed-

Highland Folk Museum

R.R. McIan Illustrations

Dulse is edible seaweed, often made into soup. 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 /> It has been suggested that the model for the woman in this picture may have been McIan's wife Fanny, also an accomplished painter