Dwellings at Cliff, Lewis.

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From the Robert Moyes Adam Scottish Landscape Photography Collection Collection Collection
Part of RM Adam half plate negative series Parent record level Series

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Coordinates 57 40 00 N, 005 00 00 W





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Dwellings at Cliff, near Valtos, west Lewis, with distant view of sea and headland.


Thatched dwellings enclosed by stone walls in foreground; buildings on left across fields, road on right, bay in distance. Walled enclosure (sheep fank?) at lower left; chimneys on newer black house at centre right; fenced enclosure around shed beyond houses; crofters walking along road leading past fields towards coast. Modern stone building at left; school by shore; ruins (?) of church - ?Oblique rear view of homestead shown in RMA-H6097 and 6098.

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08 April 1938

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Image courtesy of University of St Andrews Library and D. C. Thomson.


The Robert Moyes Adam Collection reproduction and licensing rights are jointly held and managed by the University of St Andrews and D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. Reproduction for University of St Andrews and D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd exhibition, publication, research and promotion. Any external or commercial use to be approved/managed by managing partners, which can be facilitated by Special Collections.

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Image Courtesy of the University of St Andrews Library, ID RMA-H-6099

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