Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Account of a trip to Ìle/ Islay entitled 'Iain Og Ile' in which Alexander Carmichael describes how he travelled there and his meeting with the Marquis of Lorne before the inauguration of the monument to Iain Òg Ìle [John Francis Campbell of Islay]. He notes the afterdinner speakers, describing his own speech as 'a bungled affair', and also describes Islay House, noting the gardener as Thomas Hill and his connections with the Campbells of Islay.
Photograph of a view of the front garden at the Edgarley Homestead in Victoria, [Australia] in the early 20th century.
Photograph of "Hazári Bágh", a beautiful garden and buildings in Lahore (Panjab), India in the early 20th century. [B.D.K. (photographer)]
Photograph of a man standing next to a sun dial on a path surrounded by rose bushes at Kinneddar House and Poultry farm in the early20th century.
Note about Taransay House, Tarasaigh/Taransay describing its dimensions, construction and estimating it to have been built about three hundred years before [c1570]. Also mentioned is the 'fine large garden [of] good soil but ill cultivated' which leads on to a description of the land quality on the island, the presence of lazybeds and the 'Beautiful grazing...espe[cially] at Aoi Paible and Rà good water' [Uidh, Paibeil and Raah].
Photograph of a man sitting on a park bench holding a book on a path beneath a flower archway at the public gardens in Salisbury, Rhodesia in the early 20th century.
Photograph of the Juarez Garden in Cuernavaca, Mexico.