Associated People: MacLean, Mr Angus, Scarinish (1923 - 2012)

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Souvenir tea towels from Tiree, 1970

Two linen tea-towels with hand-drawn images from Tiree. Designed and commissioned in the 1970s by Mona MacLean, Scarinish, for sale in her shop at the top of the pier road. Includes a photocopy of a newspaper advertisement regarding the tea-towels and a photocopy of a letter from a Miss Macdiarmid of Edinburgh wishing to buy two by post (originals stored in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1). From the belongings of Angus MacLean, Scarinish.

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Chamber pot from porcelain commode set, ca 1920

White decorated porcelain chamber pot with handle, from a five-piece commode set by Newton. Belonged to Angus MacLean, Scarinish, and was used by his visitors. For the rest of the set see 2014.88.1-5

Tiree in 100 Objects – 81 – Commode Set 

The History of Tiree in 100 Objects