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Aluminium in Scotland: The Alcan Collection

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A staff post by Jesper Ericsson, Curatorial Assistant at The Hunterian. The production of aluminium in Scotland stretches back more than a century. Harnessing hydroelectric power, it beckoned a new era of industry for the Highlands, seen previously as a remote and inaccessible part of the country. A lightweight and versatile metal, Scottish aluminium was… Continue reading