Associated People: MacArthur, Mrs Mabel, Sandaig


Photograph of the Napier Commission play at An Talla in 2006

Colour photograph of Tiree amateur actors performing scenes from a play about the Napier Commission 1883 into the living conditions and treatment of crofters during the 1800s. Directed by Mabel MacArthur and performed at An Talla during the A` Bhuain homecoming in spring 2006. On stage (L-R): Barbara MacIntyre, Gott; John Fletcher, Balemartine; John Bowler, Balephuil (as Lord Napier); unknown; Lachie Brown, Balevullin; Mark Beese, Kilmoluaig; John MacLean, Balephuil; `Bear` MacKinnon, Balinoe; Alasdair `Billy the Post`. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.



Photograph of Jeanette Straker and Mabel MacArthur at The Glassary restaurant in 1985.

Black & white photograph of Jeanette Straker (waitress) and Mabel MacArthur (proprietor) at the bar of The Glassary restaurant, Sandaig, at its opening in 1984. (original in filing cabinet 9, drawer 3)