Cameron Highlanders Embarking, Crimean War, Gibraltar 1848

Cameron Highlanders Embarking, Crimean War, Gibraltar 1848

150. MACKAY, J., Royal Engineers [Large Signed Watercolour Panorama of Gibraltar, Titled]: Gibraltar. Ca. 1889. Watercolour on paper, heightened in white, ca. 30,5x45,5 cm (12x18 in) within hand drawn ink border. Traces of an old mount visible on verso, otherwise a very good watercolour. This attractive scenic and skillfully executed watercolour shows the panorama of Gibraltar from across the Bay of Gibraltar in Algeciras with a merchant boat and fishing boats in the foreground. The skilled…

150. MACKAY, J., Royal Engineers [Large Signed Watercolour Panorama of Gibraltar, Titled]: Gibraltar. Ca. 1889. Watercolour on paper, heightened in white, ca. 30,5x45,5 cm (12x18 in) within hand drawn ink border. Traces of an old mount visible on verso, otherwise a very good watercolour. This attractive scenic and skillfully executed watercolour shows the panorama of Gibraltar from across the Bay of Gibraltar in Algeciras with a merchant boat and fishing boats in the foreground. The skilled…

Gibraltar 1931. Destroyer in Dock.

Gibraltar 1931. Destroyer in Dock.


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An interesting 92nd Regiment (Gordon Highlanders) sporran 1815.

An interesting 92nd Regiment (Gordon Highlanders) sporran 1815.

'Cock o' the North'   Marquis of Huntly. Captain of Grenadiers. 42nd Royal Highland Regiment. by John Kay Edinburgh 1791

'Cock o' the North' Marquis of Huntly. Captain of Grenadiers. 42nd Royal Highland Regiment. by John Kay Edinburgh 1791

Lt Col William Gordon, 18th Earl of Sutherland, Sutherland Regiment of Fencible Men, c1759-63 by Allan Ramsay. Col Gordeon is shown wearing a bleted plaid in the Government tartan. The cloth has a prominent black selvedge mark.

Lt Col William Gordon, 18th Earl of Sutherland, Sutherland Regiment of Fencible Men, c1759-63 by Allan Ramsay. Col Gordeon is shown wearing a bleted plaid in the Government tartan. The cloth has a prominent black selvedge mark.

18th century shoes/footwear == Agreed. The "hard shoes" depicted worn by Highlanders who could afford them - or by Army types - were the usual styles worn throughout England and the Continent during the period. Here's another example:

18th century shoes/footwear == Agreed. The "hard shoes" depicted worn by Highlanders who could afford them - or by Army types - were the usual styles worn throughout England and the Continent during the period. Here's another example:

92nd (Gordon) Highlanders' kilt c1794. Made from 3.5 yds of full width (selvedge to selvedge) material with 23 box pleats, button fastenings and no lining. Cloth woven by Wilsons of Bannockburn with yellow silk stripes which suggests that this was an officer's kilt.

92nd (Gordon) Highlanders' kilt c1794. Made from 3.5 yds of full width (selvedge to selvedge) material with 23 box pleats, button fastenings and no lining. Cloth woven by Wilsons of Bannockburn with yellow silk stripes which suggests that this was an officer's kilt.

The Sword Dance by David Cunliffe 1853.   93rd Regt (Sutherland Highlanders) wearing a range of tartans. The dancer, Bandsman MacKenzie, is wearing the 42nd Band tartan.

The Sword Dance by David Cunliffe 1853. 93rd Regt (Sutherland Highlanders) wearing a range of tartans. The dancer, Bandsman MacKenzie, is wearing the 42nd Band tartan.

Sgt James McKenzie, Bandmaster 93rd Sutherland Highlanders 1835 - 39. He wears the Band sett, the 42nd or Govrnment tartan with red in place of the usual black. More here- http://www.scottishtartans.co.uk/42nd_Band_Tartan.pdf

Sgt James McKenzie, Bandmaster 93rd Sutherland Highlanders 1835 - 39. He wears the Band sett, the 42nd or Govrnment tartan with red in place of the usual black. More here- http://www.scottishtartans.co.uk/42nd_Band_Tartan.pdf

Caithness Highlanders - Recruiting card for service in Ireland, 1799 The regiment wore the Gordon tartan.

Caithness Highlanders - Recruiting card for service in Ireland, 1799 The regiment wore the Gordon tartan.

Northern (Gordon) Fencibles uniform (1778-83) that was formerly in the Zeughaus Museum, Berlin unitl 1945 after which it disappeared, perhaps destroyed. Belted plaid of 42nd or Government tartan with 4 half sett and a selvedge mark. Sewn in pleats.

Northern (Gordon) Fencibles uniform (1778-83) that was formerly in the Zeughaus Museum, Berlin unitl 1945 after which it disappeared, perhaps destroyed. Belted plaid of 42nd or Government tartan with 4 half sett and a selvedge mark. Sewn in pleats.

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