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Note about brogan or shoes in relation to servants, c1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/110

Scope and Contents

Note about brogan or shoes stating that paidhir bhrog [paidhir bhròg] was a common item used in engaging servants and were 'part of the ways of the servant'. Carmichael refers to Buchan's [Buchanan's] 'Travels in the Western Isles' (see bibliography).


  • Creation: c1892

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From the Series: 39 folios ; 13 x 19.7 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 20r, line 9 to folio 20r, line 14


Buchanan, J. L.,Travels in the Western Hebrides: from 1782 to 1790 (London, 1793), p. 99

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