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The Sands, Dumfries. Photographic Views of Dumfries and Neighbourhood, Kings Arms Hotel

Period:
19th Century
Description:

View of the White Sands, Dumfries.  The Whitesands which is prone to flooding was left as animal grazing until the end of the 18th century, when the present line of buildings was erected.

 

This sepia photograph is from an album presented to the Kings Arms Hotel by local businesses in Dumfries and Maxwelltown.  The businesses placed advertisements in the album.

Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
width 197mm, height 133mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:2006.3.3.20
Digital Number:
DMPG061n
Creation Date:
1 January 1889
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council