This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
GB
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the United Kingdom version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > The Oban Times & Lochaber Times > 17th August 2017 > Day gone by – circa 1863

Day gone by – circa 1863

This week we travel back all the way to around 1863 and a shooting and fishing party at Ardtornish House. Pictured left to right are Benjamin Leigh Smith (1828-1913), a cousin of Florence Nightingale and famous Arctic explorer who donated plant specimens to the Royal Botanic Gardens and brought home live polar bears for the London Zoo; Dr Edward Hamilton, a regular sporting guest at Ardtornish between 1866 and 1879; Harriet Smith (nee Cook) and William Smith (1828-1899), husband of Harriet and son of Octavius Henry Smith, owner of Ardtornish estate; and Thomas Cobb (sitting with gun), the well-known English landscape painter. Thanks to Iain Thornber for the photograph.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of The Oban Times & Lochaber Times - 17th August 2017
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - 17th August 2017
£0.99
Or 99 points
Annual Digital Subscription
SAVE
36%
£32.99
Or 3299 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
SAVE
30%
£17.99
Or 1799 points

View Issues

About The Oban Times & Lochaber Times

Oban Pipe bands on top of the world Fort William Lochaber trafic chaos slammed Includes #yourfuture 2017 - Your free 12 page supplement highlighting career options, vocational training and further education in Argyll and beyond. #yourfuture

Other Articles in this Issue


Ways to Pay Pocketmags Payment Types
At Pocketmags you get Secure Billing Great Offers HTML Reader Gifting options Loyalty Points