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27 Jun 2019

Future/Past: old and new pictorial views of Forfar, Part 2

Written by Class P6T (Langlands Primary School) and Ben Reiss (Morton Photography Project Curator)
A black and white photo of a line of horses in front of a building. The letters on the building read 1896 and Volunteer Arms.
Photographs from the Angus Folk Museum and Angus Alive collections taught schoolchildren about their past. Photo © National Trust for Scotland, Angus Folk Museum
On our second day in Forfar, Class P6T walked around the town, accompanied by Angus Alive, Paul Reid Photography and me, to take modern versions of historical photographs in our collections.

The Morton Photography Project has been funded by the Morton Charitable Trust since 2014. The Project supports National Trust for Scotland staff in using and looking after our photographic collections. In 2018–21, the Morton Photography Project will undertake research, publish articles and run engagement projects on these collections Trust-wide, as well as digitising and documenting photographic collections across the National Trust for Scotland. Future/Past has also been generously supported by the Aberbrothock Skea trust.