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Travelling people (tinkers or tinsmiths)

Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW,Use For = Tinkers

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Song entitled 'Gipsy Song In Gipsy Language', accompanying story and vocabulary note, 17 September 1885

Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/39
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Gipsy Song In Gipsy Language' collected from 'a band of "tinners" working in a cart shed at Bailemartin, N[orth] Uist' [Baile MhĂ rtainn/Balmartin, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning 'Dheirc gearradh agus glomhach, Misealac leth blainteag' with a translation into Gaelic beginning 'Chunnaig/Chunnas bean agus duine, Falbh le bo'. At the top of the page in two different inks Carmichael has written 'Gailig Nan ceard' and 'Cainnt Nan Ceard' to indicate that the language of the song...
Dates: 17 September 1885