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13 Sept 2018

The delight is in the detail

Written by Lily Barnes
© National Trust for Scotland, Canna House
Explore the overlooked backgrounds, edges, nooks and crannies of Margaret’s images to discover the beautiful details hidden in her photographs.
Leugh an sgeulachd seo anns a’ Ghàidhlig



The Morton Charitable Trust has been funding fieldwork on the National Trust for Scotland’s photographic collections since 2014. In 2018–19, this work will further raise the profile of the collections through research, articles, talks and dedicated projects. The project will also involve the digitisation of the Margaret Fay Shaw photographic archive of mid-20th-century Hebridean life, leading to an updated database with high-quality images.

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