Model of a Romanian House

Model of a Romanian House

Model of Romanian HouseUllapool Museum This model house was made by a Romanian crew member of a factory fishing boat. During the 1970s and 1980s Scottish fishing ports experienced a mackerel fishery boom. Fleets of factory ships known as klondykers arrived from the...
Gold Wristwatch

Uaireadair Òr

Gold WristwatchGrantown Museum This watch belonged to Jean Burgess who was born in Grantown-on-Spey in 1909. She worked in Grantown Post Office from the age of fourteen until 1941 when she moved south to help with the war effot. After the war, she married Kenneth John...
King’s Letter

Litir an Rìgh

King’s LetterSeaboard Centre The John Ross Centre is a key part of the history of the Seaboard villages. John Ross was a missionary who was born in Easter Ross, and is known for founding the Dongguan Church in Shenyang, China, and for translating the first...
Christening Dress

Dreasa baistidh

Christening Dress West Highland Museum This Christening dress was made in Scotland and originally belonged to Lady Appin, the last of the Stewarts of Appin, whose mother had the dress made for her as a baby. Christening gowns were of sentimental value and often kept...
Dux Medal

An toiseach

Dux MedalBrora Heritage Centre The Dux medal is an award given to the student with the highest academic achievement in the whole year. The word ‘dux’ is Latin for leader. This medal was awarded to Catherine Ross on June 30, 1926, at a prize-giving ceremony to mark the...
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