Rubha na Carraig-gèire

A frame saw by G. Anderson, Ltd., Arbroath, at Rubha na Carraig-gèire.
A frame saw by G. Anderson, Ltd., Arbroath, at Rubha na Carraig-gèire.
Fielding & Platt (Gloucester, England) gas engine used at Rubha na Carraig-gèire from 1907-1914.
Fielding & Platt (Gloucester, England) gas engine used at Rubha na Carraig-gèire from 1907-1914.
View of Iona marble quarry from the south west.
View of Iona marble quarry from the south west.
Rubha na Carraig-gèire, the Iona marble quarry, from the sea.
Rubha na Carraig-gèire, the Iona marble quarry, from the sea.

In this Iland is marble enough, whereof the late Earle of Argyle caused polish a piece at London abundantly beautifull. In a particular place of the Island, neer the sea ebbing and flowing thereinto, there are found transparant stones of all colours, but most ordinarily green, much resembling agatts: they yield to the file and tool, and I have severall sealls of them.

The Spottiswoode Miscellany: A Collection of Original Papers and Tracts, Illustrative Chiefly of the Civil and Ecclesiastical History of Scotland, Spottiswoode Society, 1845.

Curator: Christian Clay Columba Campbell

Christian Clay Columba Campbell is a Roman Catholic of the Anglican Use. As Senior Warden of the Cathedral of the Incarnation (Orlando, FL), he organised the process by which the parish accepted the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum coetibus, petitioning to join the Catholic Church. The Anglican Cathedral is now the Church of the Incarnation in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. Personal queries should be directed to me at eccentricbliss dot com.

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