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Galloway Travellers

Watsons, MacMillans & Marshalls

Period:
Early 20th Century
Description:
During the summer months many of the Traveller families met up at a series of traditional camp sites. Parliament Knowe above Kirroughtree was the favoured site at Newton Stewart. There were others at Glenluce, Creetown and The Doon, Kirkcudbright. Hightae, close to Dumfries, was another traditional meeting place.

This view shows members of the Watson, MacMillan and Marshall families.
Place of Production:
Newton Stewart area
Materials/Media:
glass lantern slides
Dimensions:
31/4" x 31/4" (82mm x 82mm)
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
N2000_01_04
Digital Number:
SRPG074n
Creation Date:
around 1905
Copyright:
The Artist's Family