Set of decoratively carved two-drone Highland bagpipes with a common stock, with Celtic ornamentation and initials 'R. McD' over a Highland galley, and date 'MCCCCIX' on the drone stock, attributed to Robert Glen, late 19th - early 20th century
Glen, Robert, 1835 - 1911, Manufacturer
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE
Late 19th - early 20th century
J. and R. Glen
Ross, Andrew, Sr, 1947 - 1977 (fl.)
Bryan, J.F., A Note on the 'Glen 1409' Pipes. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Vol. 103, 1970 - 1971, pp. 240 - 241.
North, C.N. MacIntyre, Book of the Club of True Highlanders, Vol. II. London, 1881.
Drummond, James, Ancient Scottish Weapons. Edinburgh: 1881.