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William Daniell: Strather, Lewis

William Daniell: Strather, Lewis
William Daniell.
Druidical stone at Strather, near Barvas, Isle of Lewis.
Drawn & Engraved by Will.m Daniell. Published by Messrs. Longman & Co. Paternoster Row & W. Daniell 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. Dec.r 1 1819.
Aquatint in original colour.  230 x 300mm. 
Shows the Clach an Trushal (Gaelic) or The Stone of Compassion (English). Said to be the tallest standing stone, or menhir, in Scotland. It is the last remaining stone from a circle built about 5000 years ago. Around the stone are men digging peat.

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