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Friday image; Barra and the Bishop’s Isles

We recently came across a beautiful 17th century map of the Uists, Barra and Bishop’s Isles entitled Vistus Insula vulgo Viist in Stornoway Library’s map collection. The map is made up of two pages and the  section shown above shows … Continue reading

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Friday photo; Blaeus’ Atlas Novus

     Donna and I spent an afternoon this week sorting Stornoway Library’s map collection and came across the above gem!  It is an old map of the Western Isles and West Coast of Scotland taken from the fifth edition … Continue reading

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