Images of Poets or Memorabilia
Portrait of Joanna Baillie by Sir William Newton (Wikimedia Commons)
Working Class poet Janet Hamilton. Courtesy of Scottish Poetry Library.
Caroline Oliphant, also known as Lady Nairne. Courtesy of The Life of Caroline Oliphant.
Violet Jacob (1863-1946). Courtesy of Local History: People of Angus.
Eyemouth Disaster Memorial from 1881 at Coves, Scotland. Lady Nairne is quoted on the memorial: “Buy my caller herrin’! Though ye may ca’ them-vulgar farin.’ Wives and mithers, maist desparin,’ Ca’ them lives o’ men.” Courtesy wikimedia commons
The Janet Hamilton fountain at West End Park, Coatbridge, Scotland, looking north. Courtesy wikimedia commons.
Modern standing stones three feature the poem ‘The Wild Geese’ by Violet Jacob. Courtesy of wikimedia commons.
Nan Shepherd’s slab on Makars’ Court next to the Scottish Writers’ Museum in Lady Stair’s Close, Edinburgh, Scotland. The quotation is taken from The Quarry Wood (1928). Courtesy of wikimedia commons.
Naomi Mitchison bust at South Gyle. Courtesy of wikimedia commons.
Carol Ann Duffy at Humber Mouth in 2009. Courtesy of wikimedia commons
Jackie Kay courtesy wikimedia commons.
Works, Publications and Periodicals
Isa Craig was a major contributor to The English Woman’s Journal. Courtesy of Magazines for Women:IV.
Good Words’ cover page. Courtesy of The Victorian Web.
A compilation of Jacob’s letters and diary entries during her time in India from 1895-1900. Courtesy of Amazon.
Songs of Angus (1915)– a collection of poems written by Violet Jacob. Courtesy of Hugh MacDiarmid and Friends.
Chambers Edinburgh Journal. Courtesy of Scottish Natterings Edinburgh Happenings.
An illustration of the Victoria Press. Courtesy of History of Women.
(“The Maid of Llanwellyn” by Joanna Baillie, set by Ruth Morris Gray, performed by Eastern High School Men’s Choir)
(Lady Nairne (Carolina Oliphant) “Will ye no come back again?” performed by Jean Redpath)
(An example of a Scottish Gaelic song. “A Rìbhinn Bhòidheach nach Toir Thu Gèill Dhomh” written by Murdo Ferguson)
(Violet Jacob’s poem “Hallowe’en” recited at the Portsoy Salmon Bothy)
(recital of “A Woman Alone” by Naomi Mitchison)
(STV Scotland, Off the Page feature on Liz Lochhead)
(Lliz Lochhead recites Kids Poem)
(Carol Ann Duffy recites “A Cut Back” for channel 4 news)
(Jackie Kay for The Writers’ Room at The Cheltenham Literature Festival)
(Jackie Kay recites “Old Tongue”)
(recording of Kathleen Jamie reciting seven of her poems from The Overhaul)
(Kathleen Jamie recites “Mr. and Mrs. Scotland are Dead” which was shortlisted for the Griffon Poetry Prize)