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Welcome to our Collections pages. Please select a category to see the collections available.


Here you will find paintings, drawings and engravings of Highland landscapes, famous personalities, as well as artefacts and objects and other works of art. At the foot of the page are links to this material arranged by contributor..

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)
Illustrations and etchings taken from books in the Fraser MacKintosh collection held at Inverness Library
Gaelic Alphabet Through Trees
Banners made by primary school children in Ross and Cromarty which represent each letter of the Gaelic Tree Alphabet
Gairloch Heritage Museum, Photograph Collection
Photographs of people and places around Wester Ross from the collections at Gairloch Heritage Museum
Highland Folk Museum (illustrations)
Illustrations and etchings from books and postcards held by the Highland Folk Museum
Highland Libraries - Illustrated postcards
A collection of illustrated postcard images from all over the Highlands, held by Highland Libraries
In the Hebrides, 1883
Illustrations taken from the book 'In the Hebrides', by CF Gordon Cumming (1883)
Inverness Town House 2007
Portraits, busts and stained glass windows from Inverness Town House
Joseph Cook Collection (illustrations)
A selection of artwork collected by Joseph Cook to illustrate amateur history lectures.
Mairi Hedderwick Drawings
A collection of drawings and sketches by the popular author and illustrator, Mairi Hedderwick. The collection comprises two main themes - the village of Newtonmore and the sport of shinty. It is part of the Jack Richmond Shinty Archive
Old Inverness by Pierre Delavault (1903)
'Old Inverness' is a collection of prints by Pierre Delavault who was art master at Inverness Royal Academy in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It was originally published in 1903. This reprint from 1967 contains most of the original prints and several others

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (illustrations)
Illustrations of various archaeological sites and artefacts taken from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland'
R.R. McIan Illustrations
A series of postcards which display the work of Scottish artist Robert R McIan
Remarkable Ruins and Romantic Prospects
Illustrations taken from the book 'Remarkable Ruins and Romantic Prospects', by Charles Cordiner (1788)
Scottish Episcopal Church, Diocese of Moray, Ross and Caithness
A small collection of drawings relating to the Diocese of Moray, Ross & Caithness. These include illustrations of St Andrew's Cathedral in Inverness and Spynie Palace as well some Bishops of the Diocese
Sinclair of Ulbster: Account of Improvements
Maps and plans taken from an account of the Improvements that Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster planned for his estates in Scotland
St Andrew's Cathedral, Inverness
A collection of photographs covering the Cathedral building, Eden Court, various bishops and senior clergy as well as choirs and other groups connected with the Cathedral
TCT - Aura A (photographs)
Photographs and artwork commissioned and displayed by Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Art Centre in North Uist
The Clans of the Scottish Highlands
Colour illustrations by Robert R McIan depicting many of the clans of the Scottish Highlands
Ullapool Museum Photographic Collection
Photographs from the Ullapool area held in collections at Ullapool Museum
Wick Public Building Art
Various works of art including portrait paintings, sculptures and stained glass windows which are housed in Wick Town Hall and Wick Public Library
Ye Booke of Halkirk, 1911
Depictions of people and places connected with the village of Halkirk

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