Most of this footage was recorded by John Irvine, with some additional filming by his brother Derek between 1959 and 1961. In John’s role as teacher at Forrester High School (Edinburgh) he took parties of school kids to Shetland every summer on outdoor education trips. This footage follows the pupils on a trip to the island of Mousa.

Film-maker: John Irvine

Donated by John, Derek and Isobel Irvine.

00:00:00Men on motor boat travelling from Sandwick to the island of Mousa. The family of Jim Black (in white jumper) had an island off Mousa.
00:00:37View of Mousa Broch. Including sign, seabird nesting inside, interior broch.
00:01:21John Irvine (with Vaila Sinclair and Derek Irvine, top of Mousa broch).
00:02:04Views of Mousa and Cunningsburgh taken from the Sandwick high road.
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