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Beauty, personal

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Archaeological note about Aird Niseboast and accompanying sketch and stories about MacLeod of Harris and Campbells of Taransay, 11 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/70
Scope and Contents Archaeological note about Aird Niseboast [Àird Niosabost, Na Hearadh] and accompanying sketch showing the dimensions of the obelisk and stones and describing their positions. He notes that there is no tradition about Àird Niosabost other than 'the Ord bhairneach na caillich'. The first story tells how MacLeod of Harris used to make a smudan to request the Ta[a]n[say] [Tarasaigh] peop[le] come to pay their rent' describing how proprietors can part company with or take on a new tenant. The...
Dates: 11 July 1870

Beauty Prizewinner and the Court Laughed, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3190
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Two photographs from a newspaper dated May 16, 1919: the one on the left, "Beauty Prizewinner" shows Miss Elizabeth Heitmuller who was awarded the £400 golden apple at the ball at Washington; and the one on the right "The Court Laughed" shows Sir A D Hall whose signature is attached to all muzzling orders was fined £10 at Odilham for infringing on his own regulations.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Horror in her Vanity Case, 1974

Identifier: Coll-1618/2/1/3/1/16
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A leaflet, "Horror in her Vanity Case", by William Hamilton for a Sunday Mirror enquiry, 1974. The leaflet contains an article on the use of animals being used for experiments in the beauty industry.

It was reprinted from the Sunday Mirror by the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Vivisection in 1981, and withdrawn 2nd February 1983.

Dates: 1974

Poem quotations likened to Miss Beatson, 1867

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/77
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Poem quotations likened to a Miss Beatson [possibly Margaret or Elizabeth Beatson, the daughters of the minister of Barraigh/Isle of Barra] 'Miss Beatson is like Word[sworth]'s A rosebud by a mossy stone, Half hidden from the eye...Or - A mossy rosebud down you know, Just op'ning fresh & bonnie...But more beautiful than Oss[ian] Bha sgeimh mar sholaist ga h-eud eud (sic), Bha ceuma mar cheol nan dan.'

Dates: 1867

Story about Captain Campbell's beauty, 8 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/29
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Story telling how Captain [Kenneth] Campbell was so grinn [beautiful] that when he went to Easay 'Fear Easay folded up the sheets and blankets till he came again - they being too scared to go over anybody else.'

Dates: 8 July 1870

The Hidden Price of Beauty, 1985

Identifier: Coll-1618/2/1/3/1/17
Scope and Contents

A leaflet promoting the boycotting of make-up brands which experiment on animals for the sake of beauty products. The articles details what the animals go through and recommends cosmetics by Beauty Without Cruelty. There is also a coupon to join the SSPV.

This leaflet was withdrawn 6th October 1989.

Contains vivid decriptions of animal experimentation and images.

Dates: 1985