Fishermen, Sailors and People who live by the Sea
Eighteenth Century Workers
Twentieth Century Industrial and Service
Nineteenth Century Workers and the Industrial Revolution
Workers in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
oldnorthwinds: “ ‘Woman Crofter carrying a Peat basket’ ~ Isle of Harris. Crofting is a form of land tenure and small-scale food production unique to the Scottish Highlands. ”
Old Photograph Fisherman Birsay Orkney Scotland
Old photograph of a fisherman in Birsay Orkney Islands, Scotland. The Mainland is the largest island of Orkney. Both of Orkney's burghs, Kirkwall and Stromness, are on this island, which is also the heart of Orkney's transportation system, with ferry and air connections to the other islands and to the outside world. The island is more densely populated than the other islands and has much fertile farmland. The Mainland is split into areas called East and West Mainland. These areas are…
The hitchhiking guide for sheep
Postally unused postcard. 587. " A Lakeland Dalesman" (Abraham Series) On the reverse is printed "This card is an actual Photograph by G. P. ABRAHAM, F.R.P.S. Keswick. Copyright" For more information on ABRAHAM please refer to www.armitt.com/abraham_brothers.htm George Perry ABRAHAM was born in Devizes Wiltshire circa 1847 and died in 1923.
Old Photograph Crofter Cottage Isle Of Skye Scotland
Old photograph of a crofter outside his cottage on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. Within crofting townships, individual crofts were established on the best land, and a large area of lesser quality hill ground was shared by all the crofters of the township for grazing. Crofters also harvested Peat which was an important source of fuel. The women often spun and dyed wool as well as hand knitting and weaving. Of interest to folks with ancestry, genealogy or Scottish Roots in Scotland. All…
Old Photograph Boat Builders Anstruther Fife Scotland
Old photograph of boat builders at Smith and Hutton's boat building yard in Anstruther in the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. From the early 19th century Fife’s boat builders were recognised for their boat building skills and for the quality of their boats for many decades. During this time, most of the historic harbours housed not only a huge fishing fleet but also numerous boatyards such as Miller, Reekie, Aitken, Smith and Hutton, Fulton and many others. All photographs are copyright of…
Old Photograph Crofter St Kilda Scotland
Old photograph of a crofter on St Kilda, Outer Hebrides, Scotland. All photographs are copyright of Sandy Stevenson, Tour Scotland, and may not be used without permission. View the most recent Tour Scotland photographs.
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Oh Captain my captain! (Walt Whitman) "O Captain! My Captain!" is a poem written by Walt Whitman in 1865. The poem is classified as an elegy or mourning poem, and was written to honor Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. Walt Whitman was born in 1819 and died in 1892, so he lived through the American Civil War.