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December 21: Curling, 1878

Curling, 1878 (JV-645). A print from the James Valentine Photographic Collection. Curling is a winter sport that has a long history in Scotland. The first written evidence of curling appeared in a notary’s protocol…

December 12: “The shadow walkers”, ca.1980

“The shadow walkers”, ca.1980 (HMB-P-364). A print from the Hamish Brown Mountaineering and Scottish Photography Collection. Hamish Brown, mountaineer and explorer, was the first person to climb all the Munros in one…