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Invergordon Maritime Mural No 2

Invergordon Maritime Mural No 2

    Very nice  O0

    The Tide Waders/Tide Waiters

    I think this is a comic event and brought a smile to my face when I was researching it. The women, fishermen's wives, used to supplement their income by taking out and bringing to shore travellers who wanted to visit the Cromarty Firth.

    Their purple blue feet accentuate the cold; what tough women they were. The two figures aloft are the lovers guarding the entrance to the firth, reaching out for one another. His clothing becomes a boat's hull and the bag around his neck is full of corn, representing the fertile Black Isle.