A4 print of a postcard titled ‘Tiree Ferry’ by D.R.M, showing passengers and cargo being transferred between the ferry and its tender off Scarinish Harbour in around 1900.
Hardback book ‘MacAlpine’s Pronouncing Gaelic Dictionary’ by Neil MacAlpine, 1948 (first printed in 1832). Includes old spellings and pronounciations in use before the Gaelic Orthographic Conventions (GOC) were introduced in 1981. Signed by J M Blair 6/2/51.
Collection of three mail order catalogues belonging to the Lamont/MacKenzie family of Harbour, Caoles, in the 1920s: Forrest’s Country Boots in stamped brown envelope addressed to Mr D MacKinnon; J D Williams & Co., the Dale Street Warehouse, Manchester; Greenlees & Sons (Easiephit Footwear) Ltd, Possilpark, Glasgow.
Sepia portrait photograph of Admiral Sir John Jellicoe in Naval uniform in around 1900. Found in The Harbour, Caoles, in the belongings of the Lamont/MacKenzie family. The link between the family and the Admiral is unknown, although it is possible that one of the men served with, or was decorated by, the Admiral.
Bakerlite and copper insulator.
Brass bed-warmer which would have been filled with heated stones.