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Set of Highland bagpipes made of laburnum mounted with horn and having a sheepskin bag with a green wool cover, made by J. and R. Glen, Edinburgh, c. 1880

Museum reference

H.LT 48



Object name

Highland bagpipe

Production information

J. and R. Glen, Manufacturer
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE


c. 1880


Laburnum, Horn, Sheepskin, Wool


Cheape, Hugh, A Checklist of Bagpipes in the Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments. Edinburgh: Reid School of Music, 1983, p. 18.

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