Shetland in old picture postcards

Shetland in old picture postcards

Auteur
:   John Linklater
Gemeente
:  
Provincie
:   Shetland Islands
Land
:   United Kingdom
ISBN13
:   978-90-288-6025-4
Pagina's
:   80
Prijs
:   EUR 16.95 Incl BTW *

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29 The unveiling of the Shetland War Memorial took place in Lerwick on the upper Hillhead just below the TO'WTI Hall on 6th January 1924.

30 The Holy Rock is part of the seascape near Lerwick, at the Banks, below the Golf Park.

Tlïe ""'Olie @r-aig, berwick-·

31 This photograph shows two wamen, earding and spinning Shetland waal in a typtcal eroft house.

Shetland Crofters Cottage. Cardlng and Splnnlng

32 The people concerned in the carding, spinning and knitting of the wool in this eard are Mrs. Moffat. Mrs. Hunter and Mrs. Clement Williamson.

33 These four ladies are knitting by their fireside. The lady on the left is finishing off a Shetland scarf; the next lady is also knitting a scarf, the third is knitting gloves and the fourth is knitting a Shetland jumper.

34 These ladies are dressing shawls, in a Shetland yard. The picture was taken about

1900.

3S The casting of'pears, Enough peat cut every year lasts throughout the year. The impliment for cutting is called a 'tuskar' .

36 Peat is carried home in 'kishies' which are slung between the shoulders.

37 A 'kishie' ful! ofpeat will only last for one day's fire, so these ladies would need to make frequent visits to keep the home fires burning, but now peat is brought home bagged and in lorries.

38 Another picture of peat carriers. You will note that one of these ladies is knitting as she walks along!

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