Colour photograph of a green double-decker bus at the pier-head car park in around 1975. On the side of the bus are the words ‘London Country’, plus a long Caledonian MacBrayne banner printed with the names of many west-coast islands including Tiree, and there are several items of laundry hanging in the windows suggesting that this is a long-distance tour bus. The old ticket office is visible on the left, and note the lack of buildings in the background on the right.
Six labels for shipment of live lobsters to S. Scutt Ltd and to B.H. Witt Ltd, both in Billingsgate, London. Used in the mid-1900s.
Click here to view 2016.11.1
Greetings card titled “Compliments of the Season” showing a photograph of a steam ship “Loading produce, West Devonport” from around 1900. Amongst the belongings of the MacDonald/Campbell/Brown family of Mannal House.
Click here to view 2016.2.24
Book ‘The Viking Ship’ by Gareth Williams, 2014. The evolution of the design of the Vikings’ sea-going vessels, their uses and as icons.
Bound undergraduate dissertation ‘A view of Tiree in 1965’ by FG Hay, Geography Honours, University of Glasgow, 1967. Based on a visit to the island in June-July 1965. Topics include geology, land managment, population and demographics, weather, townships, crofting, infratructure, communications and amenities.