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Set of Highland bagpipes, possibly of ebony, mounted with bone and horn and having a green cloth bag, 18th century, the drones may originally have been in a common stock for a bellows-blown bagpipe and have been adapted or 'rebuilt' in separate stocks with a new chanterr by Peter Henderson, Glasgow, late 19th century
Henderson, Peter, 1851 - 1903, Manufacturer of replacement chanter
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, Northern Europe
Late 19th century
Collector: Fraser, Alexander Duncan, Dr, 1849 - 1920
Campbell, Jeannie. Highland Bagpipe Makers. Magnus Orr Publishing, 2001.
Baines, Anthony, Bagpipes. Occasional Paper on Technology 9, Oxford University Press, 1973.