Photograph of Lachie MacLean, Druimfroaich, and Lachie Campbell, Garraphail, around 2000.
Colour photograph of Lachie MacLean, Druimfroaich, Kenovay, and Lachie Campbell, Garraphail, at an event in the Scarinish Hotel around 2000.
Union Jack flag
Well used Union Jack flag brought home by Lachie MacLean, Druimfraoich, when he left the Navy. It was last flown by the roadside on the occasion of Ian and Elizabeth Brown`s (Crossapol) wedding in 1984, when it was still the custom for island residents to fly flags on wedding days. (ON PERMANENT LOAN – to be returned to Lachie`s family on request.)
Slide rule in its box used for Met Office observations
Slide rule used to calculate vapour pressure, humidity and dew point from dry & wet bulb temperature readings by Lachie MacLean, Druimfraoich, when he was a Met Office observer on Tiree. In its original green cardboard box. The data would be used to make weather forecasts.
Met Office weather symbol key
Laminated sheet with key of weather symbols used by Lachie MacLean, Druimfraoich, when he worked as a Met Office observer on Tiree.
Sowing basket / bascaid churachd used by Lachie MacLean, Druimfraoich, to hand-sow seed. Hessian fabric over wooden kidney-shaped frame with canvas strap for around neck. See photo 2003.100.1 for how it was used.