Thank you to Jeanie and Nic Maennling for
allowing me to reproduce this photograph. Jeanie and Nic
run the shop 'Lanark Village Antiques and Collectables' at Lanark,
"I came upon
this photograph in an antique shop in Perth, Canada.
I bought it
purely for the subject matter. I loved the little donkeys and the
portable swimming cabana.
stamp on the card upon which it is mounted reads "Edwards & Harrison,
Main St., Pembroke. The caption in white ink on the mount reads:
near Portobello Pier - June 1900'."
"Many of the
villages and towns in the area are named after places in Scotland because
these places were settled by Scottish immigrants. Our little village has
a tiny river running through it called the Clyde!"
Jeanie Maennling, Lanark, Ontario, Canada: February 10, 2008