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Background imageBagpipes Collection: A Scottish Piper wearing McInnes Tartan

A Scottish Piper wearing McInnes Tartan Date: 1906

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Bandsman, Piper and Drummer of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Date: circa 1908

Background imageBagpipes Collection: How Piper Laidlaw won the Victoria Cross on September 25, 1915, (c1920). Creator

How Piper Laidlaw won the Victoria Cross on September 25, 1915, (c1920). Creator
How Piper Laidlaw won the Victoria Cross on September 25, 1915, (c1920). Playing the 7th Kings Own Scottish Borderers out of their trenches at the Battle of Loos in the midst of the gas attack

Background imageBagpipes Collection: The Gordon Highlanders. How Piper Findlater won the V. C. at Dargai, 1897, (1939)

The Gordon Highlanders. How Piper Findlater won the V. C. at Dargai, 1897, (1939)
The Gordon Highlanders. How Piper Findlater won the V.C. at Dargai, 1897, (1939). The Storming of the Dargai Heights by the 1st Gordon Highlanders and the Gurkhas, 1897

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Summoned to Waterloo - Brussels, 1815

Summoned to Waterloo - Brussels, 1815
SUMMONED TO WATERLOO - BRUSSELS, 1815. Chromolithograph after Robert Hillingford, published 1898 (c). Officers leaving the Duchess of Richmonds ball, with Wellington in a carriage

Background imageBagpipes Collection: British Military Recruitment Poster, WW1

British Military Recruitment Poster, WW1
Recruitment poster printed by Gale and Polden Limited, 1914 (c). Associated with Princess Louises Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Recruits wanted. Date: 1914

Background imageBagpipes Collection: A group of Cameron Highlanders

A group of Cameron Highlanders
A group of Queens Own Cameron Highlanders

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Paddy the Piper

Paddy the Piper
An itinerant Irish piper sitting at the roadside, playing his full set of uilleann pipes. Date: circa 1904

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Piper David Muir, 42nd Highlanders (Black Watch) (b / w photo)

Piper David Muir, 42nd Highlanders (Black Watch) (b / w photo)
NAM261004 Piper David Muir, 42nd Highlanders (Black Watch) (b/w photo) by Cundall, Joseph (1818-95) & Howlett, Robert (1831-58); National Army Museum

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Scottish Types - Bagpipes, Clan McDonald

Scottish Types - Bagpipes, Clan McDonald. 19th century

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Highland dancer Dick Harrison and piper Bill Hughes having a last practice before they

Highland dancer Dick Harrison and piper Bill Hughes having a last practice before they set off to take part in an international festival in Austria in May 1974. 09/05/74

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Tom Courtenay in a pause from the filming of Billy Liar (1963)

Tom Courtenay in a pause from the filming of Billy Liar (1963)
Tom Courtenay plays pretends to play the bagpipes during a pause of the filming of John Schlesingers Billy Liar

Background imageBagpipes Collection: WW1 - Western Front - Highlanders at Longueval, France, 1916

WW1 - Western Front - Highlanders at Longueval, France, 1916
WW1 - Western Front - Battle of Bazentin Ridge (14th-17th July 1916) - A piper of the 7th Seaforth Highlanders leading the troops of the 26th Brigade from the trenches to attack at Longueval on 14th

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Pipers of the 1st Scots Guards, 1896. Artist: Gregory & Co

Pipers of the 1st Scots Guards, 1896. Artist: Gregory & Co
Pipers of the 1st Scots Guards, 1896. Pipe-Major Fraser flanked by Piper James Pourie (right) and Piper John Gordon (left). A print from The Navy and Army Illustrated, 3rd January 1896

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Australian Ladies Pipe Band - World Tour

Australian Ladies Pipe Band - World Tour - souvenir of the visit of the band under Drum-Major William Darwin F.R.G.S. and Pipe-Major Jessie Young

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Comic postcard, Scotsman with whisky barrel bagpipes

Comic postcard, Scotsman with whisky barrel bagpipes. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Scotland 2 vs England 3. Womens first International Match, in Greenock, Scotland

Scotland 2 vs England 3. Womens first International Match, in Greenock, Scotland. 19th November 1972

Background imageBagpipes Collection: The Peasant Dance, 1568-1569. Artist: Pieter Bruegel the Elder

The Peasant Dance, 1568-1569. Artist: Pieter Bruegel the Elder
The Peasant Dance, 1568-1569. The opening of a kermesse (village fair), with a traditional dance performed by two couples. From the collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Bagpiper in Glen Coe, Highlands of Scotland

Bagpiper in Glen Coe, Highlands of Scotland
Bagpiper in Macdonald tartan, playing in Glen Coe, Highlands of Scotland. Date: 1959

Background imageBagpipes Collection: A Piper of the 79th Highlanders at Chobham Camp in 1853

A Piper of the 79th Highlanders at Chobham Camp in 1853
BAL16580 A Piper of the 79th Highlanders at Chobham Camp in 1853 by Lami, Eugene-Louis (1800-90); 26.7x18.4 cm; Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK; French, out of copyright

Background imageBagpipes Collection: COMMEDIA DELL ARTE. Pantalone, the Dupe, in a performance of the Italian Commedia dell Arte

COMMEDIA DELL ARTE. Pantalone, the Dupe, in a performance of the Italian Commedia dell Arte. French woodcut, 17th century

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Martin Gillespie of Skerryvore playing at Oban Live in Scotland

Martin Gillespie of Skerryvore playing at Oban Live in Scotland
Martin Gillespie of Skerryvore playing at Oban Live 2016. This was held at Oban, in Argyll & Bute in Scotland

Background imageBagpipes Collection: A Scottish Highland Piper

A Scottish Highland Piper. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Highland Scottish cat playing the bagpipes by Louis Wain

Highland Scottish cat playing the bagpipes by Louis Wain Date: 1903

Background imageBagpipes Collection: John McKinnon playing his all electric Highland bagpipes. 21 / 10 / 77

John McKinnon playing his all electric Highland bagpipes. 21 / 10 / 77
John McKinnon playing his all electric Highland bagpipes. 21/10/77

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Bagpiper Craig McIntosh practises playing his bagpipes in a field

Bagpiper Craig McIntosh practises playing his bagpipes in a field, where the only audience is a herd of cattle, pictured 3rd January 1981

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Scottish Types - Scottish Dancing, Clan Gordon

Scottish Types - Scottish Dancing, Clan Gordon. 19th century

Background imageBagpipes Collection: The Pipes Of Lucknow (colour litho)

The Pipes Of Lucknow (colour litho)
3651564 The Pipes Of Lucknow (colour litho) by Rainey, William (1852-1936) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Pipes Of Lucknow)

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Pipe Practice, 1918 (oil on canvas)

Pipe Practice, 1918 (oil on canvas)
6200111 Pipe Practice, 1918 (oil on canvas) by Ranken, William Bruce Ellis (1881-1941); 182.9x142.2 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums; English, out of copyright

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Northumbrian piper Dave Bailey, from Westerhope gets in a little practice for

Northumbrian piper Dave Bailey, from Westerhope gets in a little practice for the Northumbrian Pipers Society Competition at the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle in October 1983 08/10/83

Background imageBagpipes Collection: The Bagpiper, 1514. Creator: Albrecht Durer

The Bagpiper, 1514. Creator: Albrecht Durer
The Bagpiper, 1514

Background imageBagpipes Collection: The Campbells are Coming! Brave Pipers Playing Highland Regiments to Victory, 1917

The Campbells are Coming! Brave Pipers Playing Highland Regiments to Victory, 1917
" The Campbells are Coming!" Brave Pipers Playing Highland Regiments to Victory, 1917. The tune of the The Campbells Are Coming was played by pipers at the Battle of Delville Wood

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Two Scottish frogs on a New Year card

Two Scottish frogs on a New Year card
Two Scottish frogs in tartan on a New Year card in the shape of a tankard with two handles. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageBagpipes Collection: 8961413

8961413

Background imageBagpipes Collection: 0035 002

0035 002
8961670

Background imageBagpipes Collection: 8961663

8961663

Background imageBagpipes Collection: 8972466

8972466

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Country Wedding, 1649. Creator: Jan Steen

Country Wedding, 1649. Creator: Jan Steen
Country Wedding, 1649. The artist depicts the arrival of the bride in an exterior setting. Dressed in white and followed by a rather motley retinue, she wears her hair loose as a symbol of chastity

Background imageBagpipes Collection: The Bagpiper, 1514. Creator: Albrecht Durer

The Bagpiper, 1514. Creator: Albrecht Durer
The Bagpiper, 1514

Background imageBagpipes Collection: The strolling musicians, c.1635. Creator: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

The strolling musicians, c.1635. Creator: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
The strolling musicians, c.1635. A sympathetic inquiry into the lives of impoverished people, including beggars. Two musicians, one playing a hurdy gurdy, and the other the bagpipes

Background imageBagpipes Collection: WW1 - Four Gurkha Bagpipe Pipers - British Indian Army

WW1 - Four Gurkha Bagpipe Pipers - British Indian Army forces on the Western Front in France. Date: 1915

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Picture series musical instruments, bagpipes from Scotland, Liebig picture

Picture series musical instruments, bagpipes from Scotland, Liebig picture
7277916 Picture series musical instruments, bagpipes from Scotland, Liebig picture; Private Collection; (add.info.: Picture series musical instruments, bagpipes from Scotland, Liebig picture)

Background imageBagpipes Collection: The devil's bagpipes, German caricature on the guilty pleasure of monks, woodcut, around 1525

The devil's bagpipes, German caricature on the guilty pleasure of monks, woodcut, around 1525
UIG5414732 The devil's bagpipes, German caricature on the guilty pleasure of monks, woodcut, around 1525; UIG

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Gathering of the Celtic Society, Glasgow (engraving)

Gathering of the Celtic Society, Glasgow (engraving)
8676486 Gathering of the Celtic Society, Glasgow (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Gathering of the Celtic Society, Glasgow, Scotland)

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Banquet of the Highland Society, Edinburgh (engraving)

Banquet of the Highland Society, Edinburgh (engraving)
8676435 Banquet of the Highland Society, Edinburgh (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Banquet of the Highland Society, Bonnington Park, Edinburgh)

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Shepherd guarding his flock at night. Under his arm are his bagpipes

Shepherd guarding his flock at night. Under his arm are his bagpipes. He has two dogs with spiked protective collars to
532674 Shepherd guarding his flock at night. Under his arm are his bagpipes. He has two dogs with spiked protective collars to help him guard his animals

Background imageBagpipes Collection: Libya costumes: woman playing bagpipes and veiled dancer from Tripoli. Lithography for the book

Libya costumes: woman playing bagpipes and veiled dancer from Tripoli. Lithography for the book
FLO4634929 Libya costumes: woman playing bagpipes and veiled dancer from Tripoli. Lithography for the book: " Galerie complete en tableaux fideles des peuples d'Afrique" by Friedrich

Background imageBagpipes Collection: A party in Auvergne: villagers from the Cantal dancing to the sound of the bagpipes (cabrette)

A party in Auvergne: villagers from the Cantal dancing to the sound of the bagpipes (cabrette)
PCT4271864 A party in Auvergne: villagers from the Cantal dancing to the sound of the bagpipes (cabrette). Engraving from "La France Illustree" by V.A



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"Bagpipes: A Melodic Journey through Scottish Culture and History" Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of Scotland as you witness a Scottish Piper wearing McInnes Tartan, proudly showcasing his heritage. Step back in time to 1897, where The Gordon Highlanders' very own Piper Findlater won the V. C. At Dargai, leaving an indelible mark on history. Join the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders as they are summoned to Waterloo - Brussels in 1815, their bagpipes echoing across the battlefield with both courage and melancholy. Experience the harmonious collaboration between Highland dancer Dick Harrison and piper Bill Hughes as they have one last practice before their captivating performance. Delve into Scottish Types - Bagpipes, Clan McDonald; a glimpse into the diverse characters that embrace this iconic instrument. Be captivated by a group of Cameron Highlanders who fill the air with enchanting melodies that transport you straight to the heart of Scotland's rugged landscapes. Meet Paddy the Piper, whose musical prowess brings joy to all who hear him play, spreading cheer wherever he goes. Discover how bagpipes played a crucial role during World War I through a British Military Recruitment Poster; symbolizing bravery and unity amidst conflict. Witness even our feline friends embracing Scottish culture as a mischievous Highland Scottish cat plays its own rendition on miniature bagpipes by Louis Wain. Unwind with laughter as you enjoy a comic postcard featuring a Scotsman with whisky barrel bagpipes; humorously highlighting Scotland's love for both music and spirits. Finally, catch Tom Courtenay taking pause from filming Billy Liar (1963), reminding us of how bagpipes continue to inspire artistry across various mediums. Embark on this melodic journey through time and tradition – let your soul be stirred by these hauntingly beautiful sounds that define Scotland's cultural identity.