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Galloway Travellers

Parliament Knowe

Period:
Early 20th Century
Description:
The Parliament Knowe camp at Newton Stewart. Parliament Knowe and the Traveller camp at Creetown were visited by McCormick on a regular basis.

“And how’re you, Geordie?”
“I’m weel,” said he, “an’ I was juist telling my mither before I left Parliament Knowe that it was in this shan wee gav (bad wee town) that the young man who was interested in travellers leeved. Dae ye ken what she said, young man?”
“No,” said I.
“Weel, she said that he maun be a rauge gadgi (daft man) that wad ha’e ocht to do wi’ tinklers”.
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_08_28
Digital Number:
SRPG082n
Creation Date:
around 1905
Copyright:
The Artist's Family