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TITLE
Eilean Donan before restoration
EXTERNAL ID
PAWA0010395B
PLACENAME
Loch Duich
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
DATE OF IMAGE
c.1900
PERIOD
1890s; 1900s
CREATOR
David Whyte Studio
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
21503
KEYWORDS
castles
Eilean Donan
lochs
Loch Duich
Eilean Donan before restoration

Eilean Donan Castle on Loch Duich was built in the early 14th century and was destroyed in 1719 during the Jacobite rising. In 1912, it was bought by Lieutenant Colonel John MacRae Gilstrap. His restoration of the castle was completed in 1932. Another member of the MacRae clan was the Canadian Army surgeon John McCrae, whose poem 'In Flanders Fields', written in 1915, is inscribed on the war memorial cairn at the castle


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Eilean Donan before restoration

ROSS: Lochalsh

1890s; 1900s

castles; Eilean Donan; lochs; Loch Duich;

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

David Whyte Collection, Highland Photographic Archive

Eilean Donan Castle on Loch Duich was built in the early 14th century and was destroyed in 1719 during the Jacobite rising. In 1912, it was bought by Lieutenant Colonel John MacRae Gilstrap. His restoration of the castle was completed in 1932. Another member of the MacRae clan was the Canadian Army surgeon John McCrae, whose poem 'In Flanders Fields', written in 1915, is inscribed on the war memorial cairn at the castle <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.