National War Museum, Edinburgh Castle Photos

The National War Museum in Edinburgh Castle displays Scotland's most significant historic military objects and paintings which trace the history of early Highland Regiments through World War II and into the present.

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Sign of National War Museum of Scotland at Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.National War Museum of Scotland at Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh Castle courtyard with heritage buildings & statue of Field Marshal Earl Haig. Edinburgh, Scotland.Equestrian statue of WWI Field Marshal Earl Haig in front of National War Museum of Scotland at Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sign of National War Museum of Scotland at Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.National War Museum of Scotland at Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh Castle courtyard with heritage buildings & statue of Field Marshal Earl Haig. Edinburgh, Scotland.Equestrian statue of WWI Field Marshal Earl Haig in front of National War Museum of Scotland at Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Graphic of Major General James Wolfe, killed in storming of Quebec at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Pistol issued to highland soldiers made in Birmingham, England at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Powder horn with Indian strap decorated by two Scots serving in North America during French & Indian Wars at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Robert Grant of Lurg, recruiter of highlanders for British army at age 97 portrait at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Graphic of Major General James Wolfe, killed in storming of Quebec (1759) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Pistol issued to highland soldiers (c1750) made in Birmingham, England at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Powder horn with Indian strap decorated (1750s) by two Scots serving in North America during French & Indian Wars at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Robert Grant of Lurg, recruiter of highlanders for British army at age 97 portrait (1769) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Officer of South Fencible Regiment painting at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Drum of South Fencible Regiment at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Portrait of Lt. Aeneas Sutherland of 78th Highland Regiment at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Battle of Camperdown victory of Admiral Duncan over Dutch painting by William Adolphus Knell at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Officer of South Fencible Regiment painting (c1780) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Drum of South Fencible Regiment (c1778) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Portrait of Lt. Aeneas Sutherland of 78th Highland Regiment (c1795) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Battle of Camperdown victory of Admiral Duncan over Dutch painting (1848) by William Adolphus Knell at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Symptoms of drilling print portrays attitude to British troops at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Success to volunteer troops ceramic jug at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Capture of French general by 71st Highlander corporal at battle of Vimiera, Portugal ceramic jug at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ceramic bowl & jug showing 42nd Highlander role in defeat of Napoleon at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Symptoms of drilling print (1805) portrays attitude to British troops at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Success to volunteer troops ceramic jug (1803) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Capture of French general by 71st Highlander corporal at battle of Vimiera, Portugal ceramic jug (1808) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ceramic bowl & jug (after 1815) showing 42nd Highlander role in defeat of Napoleon at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Scots Greys in Bivouac painting by James Howe shows Dragoons camped night before battle of Waterloo at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Closing Gates at Hougoumont chateau by Coldstream Regiment during battle of Waterloo painting by Robert Gibb at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lt. General Sir Archibald Campbell after invasion of Burma portrait by John Wood at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Whale's tooth carved with picture of private in 91st Argyllshire Regiment while serving in Southern Africa at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Scots Greys in Bivouac painting (1815) by James Howe shows Dragoons camped night before battle of Waterloo at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Closing Gates at Hougoumont chateau by Coldstream Regiment during battle of Waterloo painting (1903) by Robert Gibb at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lt. General Sir Archibald Campbell after invasion of Burma portrait (1830) by John Wood at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Whale's tooth carved with picture of private in 91st Argyllshire Regiment while serving in Southern Africa (1837-48) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Cornet James Irving of Bengal Light Cavalry portrait by Rajah Sansome of India at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Cigar box in form of elephant presented to 94th Highland Regiment at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Highlanders embarking for Crimean War printed on ceramic pomatum pot of hair ointment at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Thin Red Line depicting 93rd Highlanders at Crimean War battle of Balaclava in 1854 painting by Robert Gibb at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Cornet James Irving of Bengal Light Cavalry portrait (1839) by Rajah Sansome of India at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Cigar box in form of elephant (1877) presented to 94th Highland Regiment at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Highlanders embarking for Crimean War printed on ceramic pomatum pot of hair ointment (c1854) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Thin Red Line depicting 93rd Highlanders at Crimean War battle of Balaclava in 1854 painting (1881) by Robert Gibb at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Trooper JRP Haig of Fife & Forfar Imperial Yeomanry during Boer War watercolor by William Skeoch Cumming at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Slouch hat of Ayrshire & Lanarkshire Imperial Yeomanry during Boer War at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gift tobacco & chocolate tins given to British troops during Boer War at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Order of Rechabites society of total abstainers apron which belonged to Scottish Battery Sergeant-Major at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Trooper JRP Haig of Fife & Forfar Imperial Yeomanry during Boer War watercolor (1904) by William Skeoch Cumming at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Slouch hat of Ayrshire & Lanarkshire Imperial Yeomanry during Boer War at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gift tobacco & chocolate tins given to British troops during Boer War (c1900) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Order of Rechabites society of total abstainers apron which belonged to Scottish Battery Sergeant-Major (c1890-1900s) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Scottish recruiting poster showing kilted troops at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish recruiting poster showing Robert Burns at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish recruiting poster showing Boy Scout at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Recruiting poster for city of Dundee Territorial Force to defend home front at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Scottish recruiting poster showing kilted troops (1914) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish recruiting poster showing Robert Burns (1915) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish recruiting poster showing Boy Scout (c1914) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Recruiting poster for city of Dundee Territorial Force to defend home front (c1910) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Recruiting poster for Royal Scots Regiment at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Recruiting poster for Scottish Regiments at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Recruiting poster for Royal Navy at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.World War I collecting box to raise money for Scottish Women's Hospitals at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Recruiting poster for Royal Scots Regiment (1933) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Recruiting poster for Scottish Regiments (1919) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Recruiting poster for Royal Navy (c1920) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.World War I collecting box to raise money for Scottish Women's Hospitals at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Memorial plaque presented to family of each soldier killed in WWI at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.51st Highland Division Plans El Alamein WWII battle painting by Ian Eadie at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lance Corporal Robertson of 11th City of Edinburgh Battalion Home Guard portrait by Eric Kennington at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Protect & Survive booklet on surviving nuclear attach by UK government at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Memorial plaque presented to family of each soldier killed in WWI at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.51st Highland Division Plans El Alamein WWII battle painting (1949) by Ian Eadie at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lance Corporal Robertson of 11th City of Edinburgh Battalion Home Guard portrait (1943) by Eric Kennington at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Protect & Survive booklet on surviving nuclear attach (1980) by UK government at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Highland doublet & artifacts at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Piper's uniform of Auxiliary Air Force & Royal Navy bagpipes at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bagpipes of 74th Highland Regiment at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bagpipes of Argyl & Sutherland Highlanders at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Highland doublet & artifacts at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Piper's uniform of Auxiliary Air Force (c1938) & Royal Navy bagpipes (c1941) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bagpipes of 74th Highland Regiment (c1778) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bagpipes of Argyl & Sutherland Highlanders (c1938) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Collection of Highland sporrans, skean dubhs & broaches at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of Highland sporrans, skean dubhs & broaches at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sporran with badger head at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sporran with six brushes at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Collection of Highland sporrans, skean dubhs & broaches at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of Highland sporrans, skean dubhs & broaches at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sporran with badger head at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sporran with six brushes at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sporran with 42nd Highland Regiment thistle & sphinx design at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Highland sporran, oxter knife & powder horn at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Shoulder belt plates worn by Scottish volunteers & local militia at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Doublet of 1st Battalion Black Watch piper at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sporran with 42nd Highland Regiment thistle & sphinx design (c1805) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Highland sporran, oxter (armpit) knife & powder horn (c1725) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Shoulder belt plates worn by Scottish volunteers & local militia at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Doublet of 1st Battalion Black Watch piper (1997) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Spirit decanter & serving dish used by Highland Regiments at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of Scottish silver presented to various regiments at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver-gilt soup tureen given to Admiral Adam Duncan for victory over Dutch at Camperdown at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tea urn given to Admiral Adam Duncan for victory over Dutch at Camperdown at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Spirit decanter (c1810) & serving dish (1833-83) used by Highland Regiments at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of Scottish silver presented to various regiments at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver-gilt soup tureen (c1797) given to Admiral Adam Duncan for victory over Dutch at Camperdown at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tea urn (1798) given to Admiral Adam Duncan for victory over Dutch at Camperdown at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver jug at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tea service at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver punch bowl & ladle at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Horn snuff mulls at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver jug (1805) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tea service (c1806) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver punch bowl & ladle (1820) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Horn snuff mulls (c1804 & 1811) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Horn snuff mull at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver snuff box at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Horn snuff mull (1814) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver snuff box (1838) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.


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