Black & white photograph of Colin Campbell in the bow of a rowing boat, and an unidentiifed crewman, in Scarinish harbour during the 1946 regatta.
Colour photograph of the crew of the dipping lug-sail boat ‘Eilean Thiriodh’, holding a prize cup outside the ‘Lean-to’ bar of the Scarinish Hotel, after winning in the Tiree Regatta around 2000. L-R: David Hepburn, John MacArthur, Duncan MacArthur, Kenny Morrison. The ‘Eilean Thiriodh’ was made in Barcaldine in 1998, and won several Tiree Regattas.
Colour photograph of the crew of the dipping lug-sail boat ‘Eilean Thiriodh’, holding a prize cup in front of their boat in Scarinish harbour, after winning a race in the Tiree Regatta around 2000. L-R: David Hepburn, Kenny Morrison, John MacArthur, Duncan MacArthur. The ‘Eilean Thiriodh’ was made in Barcaldine in 1998, and won several Tiree Regattas.
Scale model of a dipping lug-sail boat the ‘Islean Thiriodh’ built for David Hepburn, Scarinish and Oban, by an “old” east coast fisherman, and based on David’s boat the ‘Eilean Thiriodh’ which was built by Colin Evans, Barcaldine, in 1998. The Eilean Thiriodh won several races in the Tiree Regattas.
Collection of 36 original colour photographs, including the Reading Room and first exhibitions, Whitehouse Cattle Show, houses Taigh a’ Bhochdainn and Lag nan Cruach before renovation, ploughing demonstration, Tiree district nurses, Tiree football team ca. 1999. Most are catalogued separately (see 2018.54.5 – 27).
Black & white photograph of a small yacht named ‘Tiree Wind’ at Findhorn in the 1920s. The yacht probably belonged to the family of Marion MacLean Brodie (b. 1854), who was the daughter of Lachlan MacLean, Kilmoluaig, and Catherine MacLean, Grianal (Greenhill). From a large photo album embossed with G.I.B. belonging to Marion’s daughter, Georgie.
Book extract ‘The Sea Power of the Western Isles of Scotland in the late Medieval Period’ by David Caldwell, 2015, about the struggle for domination of the isles between Somerled and the Kings of the Isles based on the Isle of Man, during the 14th and 15th centuries. Topics covered are the ships, galleys and birlinns used to patrol the islands, the extent of the island kingdom, the warriors, and the social, legal and political management of the kingdom.