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Taransay Harris Inverness-shire Scotland

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Description of a view from the top of Beinn Rà, 10 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/57
Scope and Contents Description of a view from the top of Beinn Rà [Tarasaigh/Taransay] around sunset in the company of Ranald MacDonald describing amongst other aspects the sea as 'a sheet of clo[u]ds & glossy mist with the sun shin[in]g up on them in a most extra[ordinary] man[ner]' and the sun 'amber omar col[our] gold & silver - all speck speckled in in (sic) long streaks of sheer beaut[y] & sp[l]end[ou]r'. Carmichael mentions the view to Fincastle 'the seat of the noble E[arls] of Dunmore &...
Dates: 10 July 1870

Personal note relating to the cladhs [graveyards] on Tarasaigh/Taransay, 9 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/42
Scope and Contents Personal note relating to the cladhs [graveyards] on Tarasaigh/Taransay noting how they made him think of 'Gray's elegy' and how 'I could wish to send the cut skull to the mu[seum] but am unwill[in]g to remove it. not right I think.'
Dates: 9 July 1870