Scottish Traditions & Arts Photos

Scottish culture and identity has many unique aspects.

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Highland Dress of Scotland Doublet of 1st Battalion Black Watch piper at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Scottish formal dress in shop window. Edinburgh, Scotland Sporran with 42nd Highland Regiment thistle & sphinx design at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
Pipes & Drums of Scotland Highland bagpipes at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Regimental drum at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland Drum of Edinburgh Town Guard at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
Whiskey Quaiches & Mazers of Scotland Silver Craigievar mazer with maplewood bowl by James Craufurd of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Silver-mounted quaich of ebony & ivory at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Silver quaich to commemorate 200th anniversary of Sir Walter Scott joining Freemasons at Writers' Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland
Jacobite Toasting Glasses Wine glasses engraved with Jacobite rose emblems used for secret toasts to Stuart monarchs in exile at Culloden Moor Visitor Centre. Culloden Moor, Scotland Wine glasses engraved with six petal rose & single bud Jacobite symbol which would be considered treasonous to British crown at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Wine glasses with Jacobite symbols for secret celebration of Scottish kings at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland
Tobacco & Snuff Objects of Scotland Ram's head wheeled table snuff mull by R & HB Kirkwood of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Snuff mull of ram's horn with silver bands & cover from Tailors of Canongate trade group at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Carved wooden highlander tobacco shop sign at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland
Salt Pigs of Scotland Stoneware stout bottles & ceramic salt pig at Dunfermline Carnegie Library Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland Earthenware salt bucket by Caledonian Pottery of Townhead, Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Ceramic salt bucket "pig" by Cumnock Pottery of Ayrshire, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland
Inset Beds of Scotland Inset bed in Cottar's House at Highland Folk Museum. Newtonmore, Scotland Box beds for staff at Craigievar Castle. Alford, Scotland Inset bed at Tenement House museum. Glasgow, Scotland
Sundials of Scotland Octagonal facet head sundial of typical Scottish design at Pitmedden Garden. Pitmedden, Scotland Lectern sundial which told time in several world cities were popular in Scotland as sculptures for mansion gardens at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Lectern sundial which told time in several world cities were popular in Scotland as sculptures for mansion gardens at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
Highland Cows of Scotland Highland cow at Highland Folk Museum. Newtonmore, Scotland Mounted highland cow head in Ballroom at Blair Castle. Pitlochry, Scotland Highland cow near Stirling Castle. Stirling, Scotland
Scottish Painted Ceilings Painted ceiling of birth chamber of King James VI & I in royal apartments at Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland Renaissance painted ceiling with exotic fruits in painted chamber at Gladstone's Land tenement house. Edinburgh, Scotland Ceiling painting with bearded creature in Oak room at John Knox House. Edinburgh, Scotland
Charles Rennie Mackintosh Charles Rennie Mackintosh portrait by Francis Henry Newbery, director of Renfrew St. school which Mackintosh designed at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Mackintosh designed oval medallion on rear facade at Scotland Street School. Glasgow, Scotland Drawing room fireplace area with inset shelves at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland

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