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TITLE
Mouth of Loch Etive, Argyll and Bute
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_222_P001
PLACENAME
Loch Etive
DISTRICT
North Lorn
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Ardchattan and Muckairn
DATE OF IMAGE
1879
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31021
KEYWORDS
Loch Etive
Sons of Uisnach
Celtic Tales
Dunstaffnage Castle
Mouth of Loch Etive, Argyll and Bute

This illustration of Loch Etive forms part of the frontispiece of 'Loch Etive and The Sons of Uisnach', published by MacMillan & Co, 1879. The Sons of Uisnach are characters in an old Ulster Celtic tale. Their names were Naisi, Ardan and Ainnle and they were known for their bravery, happy dispositions, good looks, and hunting and horse handling skills. The book uses this old Celtic tale to describe, in detail, archaelogical sites around Loch Etive. The illustration includes Dunstaffnage Castle on the left and the remains of the fort of the Sons of Uisnach on the right, in the foreground.

The illustration is from 'Loch Etive and The Sons of Uisnach', published by MacMillan & Co, 1879

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Mouth of Loch Etive, Argyll and Bute

ARGYLL: Ardchattan and Muckairn

1870s

Loch Etive; Sons of Uisnach; Celtic Tales; Dunstaffnage Castle

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

This illustration of Loch Etive forms part of the frontispiece of 'Loch Etive and The Sons of Uisnach', published by MacMillan & Co, 1879. The Sons of Uisnach are characters in an old Ulster Celtic tale. Their names were Naisi, Ardan and Ainnle and they were known for their bravery, happy dispositions, good looks, and hunting and horse handling skills. The book uses this old Celtic tale to describe, in detail, archaelogical sites around Loch Etive. The illustration includes Dunstaffnage Castle on the left and the remains of the fort of the Sons of Uisnach on the right, in the foreground.<br /> <br /> The illustration is from 'Loch Etive and The Sons of Uisnach', published by MacMillan & Co, 1879