Elliott Erwitt’s Scotland

Elliott Erwitt SCOTLAND. 2011. Grantown Show 2011, Heathfield Park, Grantown-on-Spey, Highlands. A traditional agricultural show, festivities include a range of livestock competitions and spirited contests based (...)
Elliott Erwitt Edrington Cooperage, Adiewell, West Lothian. In order to be called Scotch whisky, the spirit must be matured in oak casks for a minimum of three years. This traditional cask is known as a hogshead (...)
Elliott Erwitt The Reverend Canon Robert Breaden, Portree Lifeboat Station, Portree, Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides. Breaden is the priest in charge of St. Columba's Episcopal Church situated in Portree, the larges (...)
Elliott Erwitt Open Tug O War Competition, Aberlour Highland Games, Aberlour, Moray. An ancient game with roots that criss-cross the globe, tug-of-war is one of the most popular Highland Games and is said to have (...)
Elliott Erwitt SCOTLAND. 2012. Grand Gallery, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh. The Grand Gallery houses a statue of James Watt (1736-1819), a Scottish inventor and engineer whose innovations, including the (...)
Elliott Erwitt Charlie A. Gammack Saddler & Ironmonger, Aberlour, Moray. Established in 1857, the store was bought and has been run by the Gammack family since 1934. Scotland. 2011. © Elliott Erwitt | Magnum Photos
Elliott Erwitt John Howie, The Dart Centre, Barras Market, Gallowgate, Glasgow. This shop supplies a plethora of darts equipment, from tips and flights to boards and chalk. Scotland. 2011. © Elliott Erwitt | Magnum Photos
Elliott Erwitt SCOTLAND. 2012. Charity wedding of Bella Mary Twatt o' Quoydunt and Willick Langskaill o' Snortquoy, The Harray Hall, Harray, Orkney Islands. Left to right: bride Bella Mary Twatt o' Quoydunt (Jani (...)
Elliott Erwitt Luigi Corvi, Val D'Oro, Glasgow's oldest chip shop, Glasgow. The proprietor Corvi an accomplished Tenor, better known as Gee Gee, shares his gift of song by belting out arias while he works. This o (...)
Elliott Erwitt SCOTLAND. 2012. Traditional white house, South Uist, Outer Hebrides. Traditional, single-storey thatched-roof white houses, coated with limewash and built with strong stone walls to keep out the wi (...)
Elliott Erwitt Mary Isbister, Burland Croft Trail, Trondra, Shetland Islands. Mary and Tommy Isbister have been on their land since 1976. They work hard to maintain native Shetland crops and breeds including poni (...)
Elliott Erwitt Orbost Farm, Orbost Estate, Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides. Farmer Keith Jackson with his herd of native-breed sheep — including Soay, Hebridean and cross Blackface ewes — being rounded up by his (...)
Elliott Erwitt Sarah Cameron, magician/manager Roy Walton, Julia Walton, Tam Shepherd’s Trick Shop, Queen Street, Glasgow. A traditional joke shop established in 1886, Tam’s is one of the oldest shops still tradi (...)
Elliott Erwitt Còig Peighinnean, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides. This well weathered part of Lewis is often battered by heavy storms and swells. Located between the Butt of Lewis, the most northerly point on the I (...)
Elliott Erwitt SCOTLAND. 2011. Glorious Twelfth Grouse Shoot, The Coignafearn Estate, Tomatin, Inverness, Highlands. Champagne "elevenses" are a tradition on the Glorious Twelfth. © Elliott Erwitt | Magnum Photos