Highland Dress of Scotland Photos

Kilts & plaids in clan tartans, glengarry bonnets, sporrans, sgian-dubhs (sock knives) plus jeweled kilt pins & badges, define the cultural dress of Scotland.

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Village Dance or Lowland Wedding painting after de Witt at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Indian Mutiny, Relief of Lucknow, General Havelock's Entry, Sept. 25, 1857 painting at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Guard of Honour of 79th Regiment at Holyrood House painting by R,R, McIan at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Group of 79th Regiment beside Mills Mount Battery of Edinburgh Castle painting by R,R, McIan at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
Village Dance or Lowland Wedding painting (17th C) after de Witt at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Indian Mutiny, Relief of Lucknow, General Havelock's Entry, Sept. 25, 1857 painting at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Guard of Honour of 79th Regiment at Holyrood House painting (1852) by R,R, McIan at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Group of 79th Regiment beside Mills Mount Battery of Edinburgh Castle painting (1854) by R,R, McIan at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
78th Highlanders - Day at Home, Edinburgh Castle painting by John Myles at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.79th Regiment Presented Colours by Queen Victoria at Parkhurst painting by Sydney Prior Hall at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.6th Battalion Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders at Battle of Loos on Sept. 26, 1915 painting by Joseph Gray at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Silver Thin Red Line centerpiece by Edward Fraser at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.
78th Highlanders - Day at Home, Edinburgh Castle painting (c1860) by John Myles at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.79th Regiment Presented Colours by Queen Victoria at Parkhurst painting (1873) by Sydney Prior Hall at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.6th Battalion Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders at Battle of Loos on Sept. 26, 1915 painting by Joseph Gray at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Silver Thin Red Line centerpiece (2007) by Edward Fraser at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.
Model of Boer War Memorial Statue at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.Gordon Highlanders monument by Mark Richards on Castlegate square. Aberdeen, Scotland.Watercolor of Hottentot Warrior & 91st Regiment Private at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.Impi during Anglo-Zulu war painting by G. Robley at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.
Model of Boer War Memorial Statue (1907) at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.Gordon Highlanders monument (2011) by Mark Richards on Castlegate square. Aberdeen, Scotland.Watercolor of Hottentot Warrior & 91st Regiment Private (c1840-50s) at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.Impi (allied Zulu warriors) during Anglo-Zulu war painting (1884) by G. Robley (officer in 91st Regiment) at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.
91st Regiment soldiers in wagon during Anglo-Zulu war painting by G. Robley at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.Portrait of Lt. Aeneas Sutherland of 78th Highland Regiment at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Percy Forbes-Leith portrait by Francisque-Edouard Bertier at Fyvie Castle. Turriff, Scotland.George, 2nd Marquis of Aberdeen by William Oliphant Hutchison at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
91st Regiment soldiers in wagon during Anglo-Zulu war painting (1884) by G. Robley at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.Portrait of Lt. Aeneas Sutherland of 78th Highland Regiment (c1795) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Percy Forbes-Leith (1881-1900) portrait by Francisque-Edouard Bertier at Fyvie Castle. Turriff, Scotland.George, 2nd Marquis of Aberdeen by William Oliphant Hutchison at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.
Photo of Frederick Maitland, 14th Earl of Lauderdale at Thirlestane Castle. Scotland.Portrait of James Moray, 16th Laird of Abercairny over Ballroom fireplace flanked by pikes at Blair Castle. Pitlochry, Scotland.Clan portraits over grand piano surrounded by weapons in Ballroom at Blair Castle. Pitlochry, Scotland.Robert Grant of Lurg, recruiter of highlanders for British army at age 97 portrait at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Photo of Frederick Maitland, 14th Earl of Lauderdale (1868-1931) at Thirlestane Castle. Scotland.Portrait of James Moray, 16th Laird of Abercairny over Ballroom fireplace flanked by pikes at Blair Castle. Pitlochry, Scotland.Clan portraits over grand piano surrounded by weapons in Ballroom at Blair Castle. Pitlochry, Scotland.Robert Grant of Lurg, recruiter of highlanders for British army at age 97 portrait (1769) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Portrait of John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun in Highland military dress by Allan Ramsay at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lord Mungo Murray painting by John Michael Wright at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.The MacNab painting by Henry Raeburn at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Portrait of Ninian, 25th Brodie of Brodie, last of clan to live at Brodie Castle who died in 2003 at age 90. Brodie, Scotland.
Portrait of John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun in Highland military dress (1747) by Allan Ramsay at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lord Mungo Murray painting (1680s) by John Michael Wright at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.The MacNab painting (1810) by Henry Raeburn at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Portrait of Ninian, 25th Brodie of Brodie, last of clan to live at Brodie Castle who died in 2003 at age 90. Brodie, Scotland.
Manual Exercise of the Foot Guards provided drills to train volunteer militias at Culloden Moor Visitor Centre. Culloden Moor, Scotland.Tobacco shop sign of carved Scottish kilted highlander advertising snuff at Edinburgh City Art Centre. Edinburgh, Scotland.Carved wooden highlander tobacco shop sign at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Tobacco shop sign of carved Scottish kilted highlander taking snuff at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Manual Exercise of the Foot Guards (18thC) provided drills to train volunteer militias at Culloden Moor Visitor Centre. Culloden Moor, Scotland.Tobacco shop sign of carved Scottish kilted highlander advertising snuff at Edinburgh City Art Centre. Edinburgh, Scotland.Carved wooden highlander tobacco shop sign (19th C) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Tobacco shop sign of carved Scottish kilted highlander taking snuff (late 18th C) at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Carved wooden shop sign flax dresser from Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish figure snuff shop sign at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Ceramic statuette of Black Watch soldier at Cawdor Castle. Cawdor, Scotland.Rob Roy porcelain figurine with ceramic dogs at Craigievar Castle. Alford, Scotland.
Carved wooden shop sign flax dresser (18th C) from Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish figure snuff shop sign (1800s) at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Ceramic statuette of Black Watch (42nd regiment) soldier at Cawdor Castle. Cawdor, Scotland.Rob Roy porcelain figurine with ceramic dogs at Craigievar Castle. Alford, Scotland.
William Wallace porcelain figurine at Craigievar Castle. Alford, Scotland.Ceramic figurine of girl in plaid in Nursery at Craigievar Castle. Alford, Scotland.Chinese porcelain plate painted with soldiers of Black Watch troops who committed a non-Jacobite mutiny in at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stoneware flower vase with portrait of & blessing for Bonnie Prince Charlie made in Staffordshire at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
William Wallace porcelain figurine at Craigievar Castle. Alford, Scotland.Ceramic figurine of girl in plaid in Nursery at Craigievar Castle. Alford, Scotland.Chinese porcelain plate (c1745) painted with soldiers of Black Watch troops who committed a non-Jacobite mutiny in (1743) at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stoneware flower vase with portrait of & blessing for Bonnie Prince Charlie made (c1765) in Staffordshire at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Uniform of Royal Company of Archers worn for pro-Jacobite support at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Highland kilt worn by Duncan Campbell of Lochnell at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, 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.
Uniform of Royal Company of Archers (c1750) worn for pro-Jacobite support at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Highland kilt (c1780-1847) worn by Duncan Campbell of Lochnell at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, 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.
Doublet of 1st Battalion Black Watch piper at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bagpiper's regimental dress at Royal Scots Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Drum major's regimental dress at Royal Scots Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Kiltmaker's shop window. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Doublet of 1st Battalion Black Watch piper (1997) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bagpiper's regimental dress at Royal Scots Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Drum major's regimental dress at Royal Scots Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Kiltmaker's shop window. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Scottish formal dress in shop window. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish formal dress in shop window. Edinburgh, Scotland.Leather sporran at Culloden Moor Visitor Centre. Culloden Moor, Scotland.Detail showing badger sporran on ceramic statuette of Black Watch soldier at Cawdor Castle. Cawdor, Scotland.
Scottish formal dress in shop window. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish formal dress in shop window. Edinburgh, Scotland.Leather sporran (17thC) at Culloden Moor Visitor Centre. Culloden Moor, Scotland.Detail showing badger sporran on ceramic statuette of Black Watch (42nd regiment) soldier at Cawdor Castle. Cawdor, Scotland.
Silver cantled sporran with Campbell of Lochnell at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, 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.
Silver cantled sporran with Campbell of Lochnell at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, 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.WWI kilt of Mackenzie tartan & sporran used by Canadian Scottish contingent at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Silver mounted horsehair sporran at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sporran with silver mounts by RG & Dirk with knife & fork by Hamilton & Inches of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sporran with 42nd Highland Regiment thistle & sphinx design (c1805) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.WWI kilt (1914) of Mackenzie tartan & sporran used by Canadian Scottish contingent at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Silver mounted horsehair sporran (2nd half of 19th C) at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sporran with silver mounts by RG & Dirk with knife & fork (1910) by Hamilton & Inches of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Collection of Highland sporrans, skean-duhs & broaches at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Leather purse & skean-dhu which reputedly belonged to Rob Roy at Abbotsford House. Melrose, Scotland.Highland sporran, oxter knife & powder horn at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sgian dhu knife with sheath & fork at Culloden Moor Visitor Centre. Culloden Moor, Scotland.
Collection of Highland sporrans, skean-duhs & broaches at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Leather purse & skean-dhu (sgian-dhu) which reputedly belonged to Rob Roy at Abbotsford House. Melrose, Scotland.Highland sporran, oxter (armpit) knife & powder horn (c1725) at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sgian dhu knife with sheath & fork (c1730-45) at Culloden Moor Visitor Centre. Culloden Moor, Scotland.
Civilian highland glengarry cap worn by Duncan Campbell of Lochnell at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.Glengarry cap worn by sergeant David Philips at battle of Alma in Crimea War at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.Helen Macgregor brooch wife of Rob Roy MacGregor who figured in Scott's novel at Abbotsford House. Melrose, Scotland.Argyllshire plaid brooch with names of Peninsula War battles at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.
Civilian highland glengarry cap (c1780-1847) worn by Duncan Campbell of Lochnell at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.Glengarry cap (1854) worn by sergeant David Philips at battle of Alma in Crimea War at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.Helen Macgregor brooch wife of Rob Roy MacGregor who figured in Scott's novel at Abbotsford House. Melrose, Scotland.Argyllshire plaid brooch (c1865) with names of Peninsula War battles at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.
Balaklava, Crimean War flag of 93rd Sutherland Highlanders at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.Shoulder belt plates worn by Scottish volunteers & local militia at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Regimental Spode dish at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.
Balaklava, Crimean War flag (1834) of 93rd Sutherland Highlanders at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.Shoulder belt plates worn by Scottish volunteers & local militia at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Regimental Spode dish (1821-33) at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland.

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