In pictures: Pre-World War I glass negatives

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image captionWhat has been described as a treasure chest of pre-World War I glass negatives found in a barn on Lewis have been preserved by a historical society. The photographs were taken by Dr Norman Morrison, pictured above
image captionDr Morrison was a police officer and a zoologist whose knowledge of snakes led to him being nicknamed The Adder King
image captionBrought up on a croft in Shawbost on the west side of Lewis, Dr Morrison returned to the area to document island life. This photograph was taken sometime between 1900-13
image captionMembers of the MacKay family photographed in south Shawbost sometime between 1900-05
image captionA lady called Catherine Maclennan was another of Dr Morrison's subjects. West Side Historical Society worked on the preservation project with photographer Murdo Macleod, who was also born and brought up in Shawbost

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