‘Whitecross’ round stainless steel pipe cover and metal pipe cleaning kit in a leather pouch.
Traditional flatfish net made of a circular wooden frame, strung with rope, with a central disc of brown leather (repaired using modern fishing line).
Black & white photo postcard of a long-horned cow in front of a black-roofed house, with the caption ‘A Native of Tiree’. On the reverse is a pencilled note to ‘Margaret, from Mummy’. This photo is the central image of another postcard made up of several images.
Softback book ‘Remote, Small but Essential’ by D J F Haselsteiner, 2021. A guide to 100 regional airports in Europe, including Tiree and Coll.
Short, tubular, brass spacer found on the shore at Sandaig in 2021, and presumed to be from the destroyer HMS Sturdy which was wrecked there in 1940.
Poem by Flora MacPhail, Ruaig, about a Harris Tweed jacket made by Dugald MacArthur, Sliabh, Balephuil in around 1940. In Gaelic with an English translation. It was worn by Jamie MacDonald, Ruaig, on TV for the Scots Trad Music Awards in 2018.
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Copy of the Swiss magazine Passé Simple containing an article (in French) about RAF airman Léonard Revilliod, one of the 16 flight crew who lost their lives in a mid-air collision over Island House in 1944. Léonard was the grandson of the first President of Czechoslovakia, and served with 518 Squadron based on Tiree. Written by Denis Dumoulin in 2020.
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Page from an unknown publication with a photograph titled ‘Major LA Clowes, Tenant of the Duke of Argyll’s shoot on the Isle of Tiree’, 1946. Major Legh Algernon Clowes (1901-1987) of Norbury Hall, near Ashbourne in Derbyshire, served in the 1st Derbyshire Yeomanary in 1933 and was the High Sheriff of Derbyshire.
Colour photograph of GPO engineer Donald Quintin Campbell’s Imperial Service Medal awarded to him for his “meritorious services”. Donald was one of Tiree’s first and longest-serving GPO engineers.