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Island images: Pictures of South Uist in 1950s exhibited

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image captionPhotographs of South Uist and its people in the 1950s have gone on display at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh.
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image captionAmerican photographer Paul Strand spent three months recording life on South Uist and Benbecula. His portraits included this one of John Angus MacDonald.
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image captionA croft at Locarnon in South Uist.
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image captionMrs Archie MacDonald is the title of another of Strand's portraits of South Uist's residents.
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image captionPeggy MacDonald also posed for the photographer's collection of images of the Hebrides.
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image captionDetail of a house at Kilpheder.