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TITLE
Inchcolm Abbey
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0192
PLACENAME
Inchcolm Island
PERIOD
20c
CREATOR
M E M Donaldson
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
9710
KEYWORDS
islands
monks
religion
Inchcolm Abbey

Inchcolm is an island in the Firth of Forth, off the south coast of Fife. Originally the home of a religious community linked with St Columba, Alexander I proposed, and David I founded, a priory there for Augustinian monks. The priory was built into an abbey in 1223.

Mary Ethel Muir Donaldson was born in 1876 and came to the Highlands around 1908. She travelled extensively round the north and west Highlands writing and taking photographs. She died in 1958. This photograph is part of her collection


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Inchcolm Abbey

20c

islands; monks; religion

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

Inchcolm is an island in the Firth of Forth, off the south coast of Fife. Originally the home of a religious community linked with St Columba, Alexander I proposed, and David I founded, a priory there for Augustinian monks. The priory was built into an abbey in 1223.<br /> <br /> Mary Ethel Muir Donaldson was born in 1876 and came to the Highlands around 1908. She travelled extensively round the north and west Highlands writing and taking photographs. She died in 1958. This photograph is part of her collection <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.