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TITLE
Port Na Churaich, Iona
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0007
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
9335
KEYWORDS
St Columba
Christianity
monastery
monasteries
Port Na Churaich
Port Na Churaich, Iona

This photograph is of Port Na Churaich, on Iona, the island where Columba founded a Christian monastery in 563 AD. It was taken by M.E.M. Donaldson in the first half of the 20th century and was used in her publication 'Wanderings in the Western Highlands and Islands'.

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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Port Na Churaich, Iona

ARGYLL: Kilfinchen and Kilvickeon

20c

St Columba; Christianity; monastery; monasteries; Port Na Churaich

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

This photograph is of Port Na Churaich, on Iona, the island where Columba founded a Christian monastery in 563 AD. It was taken by M.E.M. Donaldson in the first half of the 20th century and was used in her publication 'Wanderings in the Western Highlands and Islands'.<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.