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Hilton of Cadboll Pictish Cross Slab

01 February 2021

The Hilton of Cadboll Pictish cross slab (MHG8546) is one of the finest Pictish carved stones from Scotland. Its story resonates on many levels – as a historical source for the time, as a study ...
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Gunflint from Stoneyfield, Inverness

04 January 2021

Gunflint from Stoneyfield, Inverness ©Image Courtesy of Inverness Museum & Art Gallery As firearms became more common, they required a gunflint to help create the spark. They first a...
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Bobbin from Contin Bobbin Mill

02 December 2020

This wooden bobbin was reputedly made at a bobbin mill at Contin, Easter Ross. A number of mills in the 19th and 20th century in northern Scotland manufactured bobbins for textile factories in the sou...
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