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Clarsach or Highland harp said to have been given by Mary, Queen of Scots, to Beatrix Gardyne of Banchory while on a hunting trip in Atholl, c. 1563, made in the West Highland region, c. 1450.

Museum reference

H.LT 1

Object name

Clarsach, Harp

Production information

Scotland, EUROPE


c. 1450




Presenter: Mary, Queen of Scots
Previous owner: Beatrix Gardyne of Banchory
Robertson of Lude
Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland, EUROPE


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