Newspaper cuttings: a recipe for shortbread, and advice on how to be a good, healthy, happy person.
Fragment of a glazed yellow and black pottery plate found in the foundations of the WWII Prisoner of War block at Crossapol in 2017.
Pipe wind cap from Calum (Salum) MacLean’s shop in Salum. Round metal cap for placing over the end of a smoker’s pipe in order to prevent the wind from disturbing the tabacco. These were used by sailors, crofters when in the hay barns, or by those not wanting holes burned into their clothes.
Printed short story ‘Home is the Sailor’ by Alistair MacNeill, Hynish and North Berwick, 2017, about a boy who stows away on a coal puffer at Tiree. In English.
Red ‘Orfeo’ accordion belonging to Robert Nisbet, Heanish. Includes travel case.
Chanter belonging to Captain Lachlan MacPhail, Tiree and Glasgow (b. 1890), who was a great piper and writer of bagpipe tunes, and who had a pipe tune named after him. The chanter was presented to An Iodhlann by his eldest grandson on behalf of Lachlan’s three daughters Isabel, Cath and Margaret, who spent the holidays in Tiree in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s.
List and notes regarding 73 glass lantern-slides of photographs of Tiree artefacts, people and places, taken by archaeologist George Holleyman FSA while he was posted at RAF Tiree during WWII, and held in An Iodhlann – see 2017.54.1 – 2017.54.3. Written by Linda Gowans.
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Empty wooden box belonging to archaeologist George Holleyman FSA, in which were stored 50 glass lantern-slides of Tiree artefacts, people and places, photographed by him during WWII (now stored in archival boxes 2017.54.1 to 2017.54.3).
Twenty-three glass lantern-slides of photographs of Tiree artefacts, people and places, 11 of which were taken by archaeologist George Holleyman FSA while he was posted at RAF Tiree during WWII, and 12 which were photographed by him from the book ‘Coll and Tiree’ by Erskine Beveridge (marked with a small pencil dot on each paper enclosure). Stored in the third of three archival boxes containing a total of 73 slides. Most of the images are digitised and catalogued separately – see 2017.54.5 for notes.