Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or a reprint. Keywords: BZDB395 Archaeology British Iron Age Metal Work Archaeologia; The Torrs Chamfrein The Early Iron Age metalwork object found on the farm of Torrs in the parish of Kelton Kirkcudbrightshire Atkinson RJC and Piggott Professor Stuart An article from Archaeologia: or Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity. Unique venture This was Arrol-Johnston's Tongland plant near Kirkcudbright in the early 1920s. Tongland was a unique venture where Dorothée ran a ladies engineering college.According to the prospectus it provided: "educated women, to whom a life of independence from relations is necessary, a new career of brilliant prospects." (The Automobile, August 1995) Because women were fast learners, their apprenticeships lasted three years, compared with the usual five for men. Isles of Arran, Iona, & Skye, Kintyre, Mull, Oban, Tobermory, Durness & Cape Wrath by the author. Cover & contents are near fine, no inscription or marks. 84 very good black & white photographs of the Western coast of Scotland, the sea, lochs, mountains & lovely scenery, from Carlisle & the Solway Firth to Cape Wrath.
admission to be a Burges of the Burgh of Kirkcudbright.
I am convinced that there is an immense future in engineering for women " Although Dorothée continued campaigning to develop the role of women through the Women's Engineering Society, only 10% of professional engineers are female according to the 2001 census.
The glory days of Scottish motoring may seem miles away from the current auto-industry slowdown, but Dorothée Pullinger remains an inspiration for new generations of capable women seeking equality of employment.
The Tongland plant was shut down in 1923, with Galloway production transferred to the main factory at Heathhall, Dumfries, until its closure in 1928.
Like many women of her time, Dorothée also experienced a backlash against female workers once troops returned home.