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Ian Hourston

Parting of the Olas Parting of the 'Olas', March 1992.
Coastal erosion Coast path, Nethertoun, Stromness, 1 Sep 09. On that date, I very nearly came to grief here in my...
New Picture Pop-eyed Grey Seal, Nov 1997. Further to my comment on picture #16338, here's my vastly inferior sh...
Sea Cloud II Cruise ship (or barque) 'Sea Cloud II' leaving Kirkwall with pilot vessel. Date unrecorded.
Oystercatchers Oystercatchers bow down before Northern Lighthouse tender Pharos. Spring 2009.
Stromness Secondary School Stromness Secondary School 1935. I could name three or four in this group, but no doubt someone wil...
Stromness Public School This image speaks for itself. Its number would suggest it's a copy of an image already archived som...
Lady cyclists "There's nothing better for a spin in the countryside than a well boiled icicle!" (Dr Spooner) Thi...
Rainbow over The Ouse Rainbow over Finstown oyce 21 Sep 09. A poor shot compared to picture #22734, but again showing the...
Compare the Meerkat It's a bit late, but I couldn't resist the temptation to upload this combination of image #22455 (...
PL Johnston and his tailoring team A splendid picture by The Orkney Photographic Company, School Place, Kirkwall, of P L Johnston and h...
Stromness Life Boys Stromness Life Boys. The only person I can name is Annabella Smith, schoolteacher, 2nd from right (...

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