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Staffa. Europe - United Kingdom - Scotland - Argyll and Bute . Island. Longitude: -6.3333. Latitude: 56.4167.

Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Anonymous album of a visit to Scotland entitled `Oban, 1919`.

Identifier: Acc.13169
Scope and Contents

This album records a visit to Scotland by three women, Winnifred, Joan and Mona in August 1919. The friends visited Oban, Dunollie, Dunstaffnage, Staffa, Glencoe and Edinburgh. The album consists of photographs and postcards with observations on their experiences.

Dates: 1919.

Journal of a tour in Scotland of Elizabeth Susannah Graham

Identifier: Acc.13509
Scope and Contents

The journal describes a visit to Scotland in the autumn of 1819 made by Elizabeth Susannah Graham and her daughter Eliza Maria Graham. The tour includes lively descriptions of visits to New Lanark, Glasgow, a steam boat trip on Loch Lomond, Loch Katrine, the Caledonian Canal, Inverary, Staffa and Oban. The tour ends with a visit to Edinburgh and the journal includes descriptions of pictures viewed at the premises of Alexander Nasmyith and Henry Raeburn.

Dates: 1819

Magazine in manuscript, 'The Gael', created by Marjory Bonar.

Identifier: Acc.14198
Scope and Contents 17 issues of 'The Gael: A magazine for mutual improvement' compiled between 1874 and 1887 by Marjorie Bonar of Glasgow from contributions from family members. The magazine (later bound together in a volume) contains articles, poems and illustrations. It includes descriptions of their excursions in Scotland, including a holiday in Oban, an account of ascending Ben Cruachan and an excursion to Iona and Staffa, and even some comic sketches about a journey to America in 1881. There was a...
Dates: 1874-1887.