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TITLE
Inlet on rocky coast, probably Iona
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0006
PLACENAME
Iona
DISTRICT
Mull
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Kilfinchen and Kilvickeon
PERIOD
20c
CREATOR
M E M Donaldson
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
9333
KEYWORDS
rocks
coastline
St Columba
Christianity
monastery
monasteries
Inlet on rocky coast, probably Iona

This coastal inlet on the western coast of the Highlands & Islands was photographed by M.E.M. Donaldson, in the first half of the 20th century. The location is probably the east coast of Iona, the island where St Columba founded a Christian monastery in 563 AD.

Mary Ethel Muir Donaldson was born in 1876 and came to the Highlands around 1908. She travelled extensively around the North and West Highlands, writing and taking photographs. Between 1912 and 1949 she produced many books on the social history and customs of the area. She died in a nursing home in Edinburgh in 1958, but was buried in Oban.


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Inlet on rocky coast, probably Iona

ARGYLL: Kilfinchen and Kilvickeon

20c

rocks; coastline; St Columba; Christianity; monastery; monasteries

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

This coastal inlet on the western coast of the Highlands & Islands was photographed by M.E.M. Donaldson, in the first half of the 20th century. The location is probably the east coast of Iona, the island where St Columba founded a Christian monastery in 563 AD.<br /> <br /> Mary Ethel Muir Donaldson was born in 1876 and came to the Highlands around 1908. She travelled extensively around the North and West Highlands, writing and taking photographs. Between 1912 and 1949 she produced many books on the social history and customs of the area. She died in a nursing home in Edinburgh in 1958, but was buried in Oban. <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.