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TITLE
Cabbies' stance, Inverness
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_SINCLAIR_REVHENDERSON_08
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
1980s
CREATOR
Reverend Derek Henderson
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
2183
KEYWORDS
slide shows
photographer
photographers
taxis
audio

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Joseph Cook was a popular Inverness speaker who collected photographs on many subjects to illustrate his talks. In this audio extract, taken from a recorded slide show, the Reverend Derek Henderson of Inverness discusses one of Mr. Cook's images.

'Over there, the building over there, is what we knew as the Cabbies' Stance, the Cabbies' Shelter. By this time there were cabs here, cars here. But in the old days there were the line of horses, drawn cabs, and if you were a good little boy and you didn't make too much a noise or be impudent you could enter there and in the winter they'd be round a brazier, trying to keep warm until they got their next hire, and if you kept quiet, it's amazing the stories about old Inverness you heard from them. Long since gone'

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Cabbies' stance, Inverness

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1980s

slide shows; photographer; photographers; taxis; audio

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Bill Sinclair Audio: Rev. Henderson on Joseph Cook

Joseph Cook was a popular Inverness speaker who collected photographs on many subjects to illustrate his talks. In this audio extract, taken from a recorded slide show, the Reverend Derek Henderson of Inverness discusses one of Mr. Cook's images.<br /> <br /> 'Over there, the building over there, is what we knew as the Cabbies' Stance, the Cabbies' Shelter. By this time there were cabs here, cars here. But in the old days there were the line of horses, drawn cabs, and if you were a good little boy and you didn't make too much a noise or be impudent you could enter there and in the winter they'd be round a brazier, trying to keep warm until they got their next hire, and if you kept quiet, it's amazing the stories about old Inverness you heard from them. Long since gone'