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Extended Postcard Gallery

This page displays a range of postcards of the area around Blaven and Torrin.

Postcards are rarely dated so it has not been possible to accurately determine the age of the individual images. If you have any additional information about the postcard, photographer, publisher or date, please contact me.

You can read about the history of the picture postcard and the part that Scotland played in their popularity on the postcards page.

Colour Postcards

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"Beinn Dearg Mhor, Beinn Dearg Beag and Loch Slapin, Isle of Skye"
"Beinn Dearg Mhor, Beinn Dearg Beag and Loch Slapin, Isle of Skye"

Publisher is unknown but possibily Valentines because it carries a reference of "PT36386", date unknown.

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"Broadford Hotel, Isle of Skye"
"Broadford Hotel, Isle of Skye"

The rear of this card reads "In the Inn established by Sir Lauchlin MacKinnon in 1611, a descendant first prepared for his Prince, to Charles Edward's own secret recipe, the Drambuie liqueur now famous throughout the world as a symbol of Highland hospitality." Compared to a much earlier postcard here the motor vehicles are of a more modern design whilst the facade of the hotel has changed only slightly.

A colour transparency by John Woolverton. Published by The White Heather Publishing Co. Ltd. reference "334". Date unknown.

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"Blaven, Skye"
"Blaven, Skye"

And finally... a shocking example of colour toning carried out by somebody who was clearly in a hurry to go home! They even managed to splodge that horrible green on to the lettering.

"Colourtone." Published by Valentines, reference "PT37299", 1890s onwards.

Copyright: All of the postcards on blaven.com are believed to be in excess of 50 years old and out of copyright. Due credit is given to the photographer and publisher where this known or shown on the original card. Please do not reproduce any of these postcards without acknowledging the photographer or publisher.

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