The Skye crofters Land League Agitation
Sketches in the Isle of Skye: the Crofters Land League. 1.Staffin, from the Bay. 2.Crofters huts in Portree. 3.Women of the crofters. 4. A Skye landlord. 5. Marines at Uig wading to their boats at low-tide. 6. The postman's horn. 7. Police, under direction of the sheriff, constructing a bridge for marines bringing supplies to the lodge. 8. Field Lieutenant of H.M.S Assistance sorting letters. 9. Patriarch opening the crofters meeting with prayer. 10. View of Uig, from bows of H.M.S Assistance, with boats conveying marines ashore, and H.M.S Forester
© Mary Evans Picture Library 2015 - https://copyrighthub.org/s0/hub1/creation/maryevans/MaryEvansPictureID/10290290
Flamingo flock, Ras al Khor Sanctuary, Dubai
Ras Al Khor wildlife Sanctuary. Rakws is located at the head of the 14Km long watercourse known as Dubai Creek, and covers an area of 620 hectares featuring sabkhas saline flats, intertidal mudflats and mangroves, small lagoons and pools, and a few tiny islands which lies at the interface between the Persian gulf and the Al Awir Desert. During winter, RAKWS supports more than 20, 000 water birds of 67 species and acts as a critical staging ground for the wintering birds of the East African-West Asian Flyway. The site hosts more than 500 species of flora and fauna and is one of the best-managed arid zone wetlands in the region. Located within Dubai city, it is an important eco-tourism destination and receives increasing numbers of local and international visitors
© 2014 Frans Sellies
Page 78. Eastern Curlew (w/c on paper)
5670972 Page 78. Eastern Curlew (w/c on paper) by Unknown artist, (18th century); Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales; (add.info.: Volume 04: Zoology of N. [New] Holland etc. 32 watercolours of fish and 112 watercolours of birds.
Watermarked J Whatman'.
Dimensions: Folio album (50.3 x 39.2 cm.)); Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales; out of copyright
© Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales / Bridgeman Images