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Song entitled 'An Capullan Gearr Gorm', c1875

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/78

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'An Capullan Gearr Gorm' [The Short Blue Pony] collected from Ruaraidh Donnullach [Roderick MacDonald], crofter, Eilean Heisgeir [Theisgeir/Heisker/Monach Isles, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] on 23 March 1865 beginning 'An capullan gearr gorm, Thainig a aice (aire?) an druim'. The song is composed of twenty-three lines and has some annotations in pencil.


  • c1875

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 183 folios ; 20 x 23.8cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 165r, line 1 to folio 165v, line 4

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW113/15 - contains the same story from the same informant.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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