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Highland bagpipe Highland bagpipe

Highland bagpipe with a chanter, blow-pipe and three drones, decorated with bone insets owned by the Macdonalds of Islay and long in the possession of the MacIndeors or Dewars, hereditary pipers to the Macdonalds of Islay

Chanter Chanter

Highland pipe chanter with ivory sole, painted black, split and bound with six thread bindings

Bass drone joint Bass drone joint

Bass drone top joint, bone mounted, split and bound, lae 18th or early 19th century

Bass drone joint Bass drone joint

Bass drone top joint, bone mounted, with the combing worn almost smooth, late 18th or early 19th century

Chanter Chanter

Highland bagpipe chanter of wood, sole missing, split and bound with thread, with one extra hole drilled in the chanter neck above and to the right of High A, made by Donald MacDonald of Edinburgh, c. 1810

Chanter Chanter

Highland pipe chanter with ivory sole, badly split and bound with eight threaded bindings, early 19th century

Tenor drone Tenor drone

Tenor drone of wood from a set of small pipes, mounted with a brass ferrule and horn drone top cap, made in two sections with spool moulded decoration and combed lines grouped in threes

Tenor drone Tenor drone

Tenor drone from a set of small pipes, mounted with a brass ferrule and a bone drone top cap decorated with dot and circle design, from Gillanders and Macleod, Forfar, 1977

Highland bagpipe Highland bagpipe

Set of Highland bagpipes with two drones only and with mountings of lead and horn, 18th century, and acquired in the 19th century by James Drummond

Bellows bagpipe Bellows bagpipe

Set of French bellows bagpipes or musette, purchased at the sale of the effects of Prince Henry Benedict, Cardinal York in Rome and said to have belonged to his brother, Prince Charles Edward Stuart

Stock-and-horn Stock-and-horn

Stock-and-horn or touting-horn made from ebony turned on a lathe and decorated with ivory ferrules and insets, possibly an 18th century copy of an earlier horn pipe or shepherd's pipe, acquired by James Drummond of Edinburgh in the 19th century

Drum Drum

Drum, painted wood with skin, rope and leather, used by the Old Town Guard in Edinburgh, probably made in Edinburgh, Midlothian

Highland bagpipe Highland bagpipe

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

Highland bagpipe Highland bagpipe

Set of Highland bagpipes with chanter of ebony, ivory mounted, bearing the name of the maker, Duncan MacDougall of Breadalbane, a set of drones said to have been played at the Battle of Waterloo by George Mackay and at the entry of George IV into Edinburgh by James Mackay, and modern stocks

Lowland bagpipe Lowland bagpipe

Set of bellows-blown Lowland bagpipes, with three drones mounted in a common stock and mounted with horn and bone, which belonged to a Peeblesshire family

Highland bagpipe Highland bagpipe

Set of Highland bagpipes with three drones and a chanter of laburnum and cherry wood with bone and horn mounts, probably made for a child, possibly Perth, c. 1830

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