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New Picture'Silver Darlings' Video
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New Picture'Silver Darlings' Video

Video recording providing a remarkable insight to the lives of Christina Mackay and her sister Bella who accompanied their mother Mary Ann following the 'Silver Darlings' herring fishing to ports in Scotland and England. The film, produced by Peter Wild, records interviews by Lynne Mahoney with Christina and Bella MacKay with relevant accompanying images from their treasure chestt of monochorme photographs, taken at Wick, Ullapool, and Yarmouth. (See also picture #13572)
Picture added on 27 February 2018 at 15:06
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DHS Film night 'Silver Darlings'Bella Mackay'Herring Harvesters' relaxationPacking herring barrelsHerring barrel stacksChristina Mackay on an evening out at UllapoolGroup photograph packing barrelsGroup photograph of  'Herring Harvesters'Two young men of the 'Herring Harvesters' Bob Murray and Bella Mackay at Ullapool