Margaret Montgomery’s map of Scotland

Abi Page drew my attention to this piece of mappy needlework.

#geography was the first science that was taught to girls. They were instructed to sew map samplers to learn. 🧵🗺️  Read about Margaret Montgomery’s map of Scotland circa 1800 at blog.nls.uk/marchs-map-of-…  #WorldEmbroideryDay

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I like that the bit of the map that she chose to share happens to be the source of some of my favourite whiskies.

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