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TITLE
Looking northeast towards Mull from Iona
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0011
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
9346
KEYWORDS
St Columba
Christianity
monasteries
monastery
Looking northeast towards Mull from Iona

This sandy bay, looking over the Mull, is on the east coast of Iona, the island where Columba founded a Christian monastery in 563 AD. The photograph was taken by M.E.M. Donaldson, in the first half of the 20th century.

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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Looking northeast towards Mull from Iona

ARGYLL: Kilfinchen and Kilvickeon

20c

St Columba; Christianity; monasteries; monastery

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

This sandy bay, looking over the Mull, is on the east coast of Iona, the island where Columba founded a Christian monastery in 563 AD. The photograph was taken by M.E.M. Donaldson, in the first half of the 20th century.<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.