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TITLE
Signal for boat
EXTERNAL ID
KIGHF_MCIAN_22
DATE OF IMAGE
1847
PERIOD
1840s
CREATOR
R R McIan
SOURCE
Highland Folk Museum
ASSET ID
19785
KEYWORDS
occupations
boats
signals
Signal for boat

A couple wait by the fire for the boat which they have summoned. The fire was always lit in the same place so that the boatman would recognise the signal.

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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Signal for boat

1840s

occupations; boats; signals

Highland Folk Museum

R.R. McIan Illustrations

A couple wait by the fire for the boat which they have summoned. The fire was always lit in the same place so that the boatman would recognise the signal.<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