1997.176.1

Black and white photograph of Iain, the herd boy.

Photograph from a small album from Silversands, Vaul, titled `Maighstir Iain`, as either (1) Iain MacFarlane, (brother of Lachie MacFarlane of Hynish) identified by Chrissie, Lachie`s widow. Iain died at sea at the beginning of WWII. Or (2) Jimmy Purdon, the first child `boarded out` with Elsie MacKinnon, Kirkapol. Identified by his brother via Fiona MacKinnon, Lodge Farm in 2010. Probably taken in the late 1920s to early 1930s.

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Object Details

Other Number: E13
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs – E1-99
Current Location: normal location

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