We are not amused: Kenneth MacLeay – Queen Victoria’s Highlanders of Scotland

We are not amused: The artist who dared to disobey Queen Victoria – Kenneth MacLeay Watercolours In June 1864, the Scottish painter Kenneth Macleay painted a portrait of Queen Victoria’s sons, Princes Alfred, Arthur and Leopold. Pleased with the picture, … Read More

Vintage Clan Cameron Badges

Clan CameronOver the years we have sourced many vintage Cameron clan badges and crest. We have added a few of the versions to a gallery for reference Clan Crest: (old): A dexter arm embowed in armour, the hand grasping a … Read More

Rare 19th Century Victorian Monteith Family Crest Clan Glengarry Badge

Rare Victorian Monteith Family Crest Clan Glengarry BadgeRare Victorian Monteith Family Crest Clan Glengarry Badge Rare 1870’s Monteith glengarry badge in un hallmarked silver. A rather fine early pattern glengarry badge in a larger Victorian format. Motto ‘ Dum Vivo … Read More

Aboyne Basket Weave Hand Knitted Country Shooting Socks Garter Ties

Aboyne Basket Weave Hand Knitted Country Shooting Socks Garter Ties – Our Aboyne basket weave hose garter ties add that extra style to your shooting socks. Perfect for that day on the hill with your plus fours – breeks or … Read More

Scottish Keepers Estate Tweed Hats & Caps

Scottish Keepers Estate Tweed Hats and Caps With the fishing season well underway in Scotland and people starting to think about the shooting season we have been working on lots of new hat projects for clients in the UK and … Read More

The Royal Young Family – Edwardian Sporran Style

Edwardian Sporran Style We love vintage CDV’s and postcard images of the Royal family at Balmoral for the reference of sporrans and Highland dress styles of the Edwardian period. One interesting points is most of the sporrans are adult sizes … Read More

William Duff – Atholl Man

William Duff Atholl ManWilliam Duff Atholl Man – Ghillie, Gardener, Fiddler, Flyfisher, Violin Maker Willie Duff Born 1810 – Died 1892 Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland. Willie Duff was a notable ghillie, gardener and estate worker at the Blair Atholl Estate and amateur maker of … Read More

Atholl Highlanders Period Style Red Garter Flashes

Atholl Highlanders Officers Period Style Kilt Hose Garter Flashes We have recreated Atholl Highlanders 19th Century period style classic red worsted garters. We have looked at the style still worn by the regiment today and some vintage CDV photos from … Read More

The Braemar Gathering Highland Games Royal Deeside

The Braemar Gathering Highland Games Royal DeesideBraemar Gathering – Highland Games The Braemar Gathering Highland Games Royal Deeside – Each year the village of Braemar in Royal Deeside, Scotland invites people from all over the world ‘to come over the … Read More

John Kay Georgian Engravings – Old Edinburgh life circa 1790’s

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John Kay Georgian Engravings – Old Edinburgh lifeJohn Kay Georgian Engravings – Old Edinburgh life We have a passion for the work of Georgian Edinburgh based engraver John Kay. Although 220 years on from the time when he lived and … Read More

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