Black and white photograph of Hugh MacNeill of Balevullin in the early 1940s.

Hugh MacNeill of Balevullin demonstrates how his mother, Flora MacNeill, would make small clay pots known as craggans. Made by hand from local clay without the aid of a potter’s wheel, Tiree craggans were believed to have special curative properties, particularly in the case of consumption.


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Other Number: W33

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