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Old South Uist with Eriskay and Benbecula

Author : Bill Innes

ISBN : 9781840333817
Cover : paperback
Price : £10.95

Bill Innes, originally a native of the island, presents a delightful collection of photographs of life as it once was on South Uist, making this as much a book about people as it is about place. The author's own wonderful photos from the 1950s and 60s are augmented by images from the Margaret Fay Shaw collection, the Kildonan Museum and other sources. Many previously unpublished images are included. Among the subjects featured are the old car ferry, which ran until 2001, the Pollachar Inn, Walter Blaikie, the author himself, seaweed collection, the caschroom, Ian Campbell, Donald MacDonald, the Bute Hospital, Daliburgh, Roderick MacDonald (Ruraidh Posta), emigrants leaving in 1923, Angus Maclellan and Donald Macintyre, Ormiclate, Howmore School, Flora Johnstone's seashell-covered cottage in Eochar, the 1936 cattle show. the Creagorry Inn, Benbecula Aerodrome and more.

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