Glencoe Folk Museum
This lamp was taken from the Glencoe stagecoach which was one part of organised tours of the region. At Ballachulish, tourists could then pick up a train to Oban, before taking the ferry to the Isle of Mull via the MacBrayne ferry terminal in Oban.
It was the development of travel that made tours of the Highlands faster as well as safer. Many visitors were keen to see Glencoe, drawn to the area which was noted for its sublime beauty and qualities of the ‘picturesque’. Later, it was also connected with mountaineering and winter sports.