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Photograph of Neil MacDonald and Murdoch MacLean thatching a house, ca 1985.

Colour photograph of Neil MacDonald, Kenovay (Niall dubh) and Murdoch MacLean, Kilmoluaig, (Murchadh Eachainn) thatching Neil`s old house in Kenovay around 1985. (Original stored in filing cabinet 9, drawer 2).

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Object Details

Other Number: Q147

Thatching at Kenovay around 1985

The marram thatch on thatched houses needed to be replaced every couple of years. Here, Neil MacDonald of Kenovay (Niall Dubh) and Murdoch MacLean of Kilmoluaig (Murchadh Eachainn) are thatching Neil`s old house. The thatch has now been replaced with black felt.
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs Q100-199
Current Location: normal location

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