Classic Victorian Pattern Atholl Bonnet

Classic Victorian Pattern Atholl BonnetClassic Victorian Pattern Atholl Bonnet 19th century style Atholl Bonnet – Diced Scottish hat with four ribbon tails Classic Atholl Bonnet was a popular style in the 19th century.  The classic image we have today is as worn by Willie Duff Atholl man in the Victorian … 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 violins, known locally as ‘Bearded Willie’. He was a large … Read More