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, she commissioned Macleay to paint a miniature of Prince Alfred, … Read More

Scottish Antique Whisky Toddy Ladles

Scottish Antique Whisky Toddy LadlesScottish Antique Whisky Toddy Ladles – One of the first antique treen toddy ladles we found was nearly 20 years ago in a box with a set of antique Malcolm MacGregor bagpipes from 1811. The bowl was split but it still had a great charm. Since … Read More