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Photograph of a coastline with a young boy standing in right side profile as he leans against a low stone wall, looking out to sea. The boy wears three-quarter length trousers and is barefoot. In the background stands Dunstaffnage Castle on
Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands

Queen Victoria recorded her visits to Scotland with Prince Albert


The 1686 publication proved extremely popular, and versions were printed in Gaelic, Welsh, French, Portuguese, Marathi and Hindi. The success of the first edition also led to a reprint of the book in 1884, entitled More Leaves from the Journal of a Life in the Highlands.

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