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TITLE
A cottage in Islay
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_159_25
PLACENAME
Islay
DISTRICT
Islay
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Killarrow and Kilmeny
DATE OF IMAGE
1875
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
30918
KEYWORDS
cottages
crofts
Islay
islands
isles
houses
Hebrides
A cottage in Islay

A stone-built cottage in Islay, showing heavy ropes holding down the roof made of sods of earth.

Taken from Pennant's 'Voyage to the Hebrides', 1774, this illustration is reproduced from a woodcut in the letterpress in John S Keltie, 'A history of the Scottish Highlands, Highland clans and Highland regiments' , 1875, p 25

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A cottage in Islay

ARGYLL: Killarrow and Kilmeny

1870s

cottages; crofts; Islay; islands; isles; houses; Hebrides

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

A stone-built cottage in Islay, showing heavy ropes holding down the roof made of sods of earth. <br /> <br /> Taken from Pennant's 'Voyage to the Hebrides', 1774, this illustration is reproduced from a woodcut in the letterpress in John S Keltie, 'A history of the Scottish Highlands, Highland clans and Highland regiments' , 1875, p 25