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TITLE
Kilt Rock, Skye
EXTERNAL ID
PC_PRISCUS_WCS6386
PLACENAME
Kilt Rock
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kilmuir
PERIOD
1890s
CREATOR
George Washington Wilson
SOURCE
Mark Butterworth - Priscus
ASSET ID
29621
KEYWORDS
Skye
Steinsholl
lochs
Staffin
Ru-na-Barin
basalt
cliffs
Staffa
Kilt Rock, Skye

This photograph was taken by Scottish photographer George Washington Wilson (1823-93) and was used to illustrate talks he gave on Highland history. The following description is taken from Washington Wilson's own lecture notes.

Between Steinsholl Inn on Loch Staffin and the Ru-na-Barin the coast line presents ranges of basalt cliffs, in which the pillars are more slender and much higher than in the Island of Staffa. Along the top of these columns strata run horizontally; giving the appearance of buildings in which shattered pillars and broken pediments constantly recur.

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Kilt Rock, Skye

INVERNESS: Kilmuir

1890s

Skye; Steinsholl; lochs; Staffin; Ru-na-Barin; basalt; cliffs; Staffa

Mark Butterworth - Priscus

Imaging the Past

This photograph was taken by Scottish photographer George Washington Wilson (1823-93) and was used to illustrate talks he gave on Highland history. The following description is taken from Washington Wilson's own lecture notes.<br /> <br /> Between Steinsholl Inn on Loch Staffin and the Ru-na-Barin the coast line presents ranges of basalt cliffs, in which the pillars are more slender and much higher than in the Island of Staffa. Along the top of these columns strata run horizontally; giving the appearance of buildings in which shattered pillars and broken pediments constantly recur.