National Geographic : 1947 Feb
Hunting Folk Songs in the Hebrides Deft Girls Sort and Gut the Herring at Castlebay on Barra Women quickly clean the fish, then salt them and pack them into barrels for export. The fishing is nearly all done between the Outer Isles and Tiree. Hard Winters Leave Many a Woolly Orphan to Feed When fierce storms sweep the islands, sheep on the open, wind-raked fields often suffer losses. This lamb was rescued after its mother perished. Like a black velvet silhouette stands the shepherd's cat.