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TITLE
Sunset at Sanna, Ardnamurchan
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0277
PLACENAME
Sanna
DISTRICT
Ardnamurchan
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Ardnamurchan
PERIOD
20c
CREATOR
M E M Donaldson
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
9882
KEYWORDS
Sanna
Ardnamurchan
hydro-electric dams
sunsets
Argyll
dam
sunset
Sunset at Sanna, Ardnamurchan

This photograph, taken in the first half of the 20th century by M.E.M. Donaldson, shows a sunset view at Sanna, Ardnamurchan.

The photographer, 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. One of her favourite locations was the Ardnamurchan Peninsula and it was there she settled, at Sanna, in 1927. She built a home using traditional methods and materials and drew her electricity supply from her own private hydro-electric dam.

Between 1912 and 1949 Miss Donaldson produced many books on the social history and customs of the North and West Highlands, including an account of the building of her home at Sanna. She died in a nursing home in Edinburgh in 1958, but was buried in Oban.


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Sunset at Sanna, Ardnamurchan

ARGYLL: Ardnamurchan

20c

Sanna; Ardnamurchan; hydro-electric dams; sunsets; Argyll; dam; sunset

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

This photograph, taken in the first half of the 20th century by M.E.M. Donaldson, shows a sunset view at Sanna, Ardnamurchan. <br /> <br /> The photographer, 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. One of her favourite locations was the Ardnamurchan Peninsula and it was there she settled, at Sanna, in 1927. She built a home using traditional methods and materials and drew her electricity supply from her own private hydro-electric dam. <br /> <br /> Between 1912 and 1949 Miss Donaldson produced many books on the social history and customs of the North and West Highlands, including an account of the building of her home at Sanna. 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.