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Highland bagpipe


Set of Highland bagpipes of cocus wood, ivory and metal mounted, with sheepskin bag covered by a woollen tartan cover and played at the Battle of the Somme, probably made by J. and R. Glen, Edinburgh, c. 1914 - 1916

Museum reference


Object name

Highland bagpipe

Production information

J. and R. Glen, Manufacturers
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, Northern Europe


c. 1914 - 1916


Cocus wood, Ivory, Metal, Sheepskin, Wool


British land forces: Royal Scots, 15th Battalion
Battle: Battle of the Somme
World War I


  • Scotland: A Changing Nation (01 Jul 2008)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • The Battle of the Somme: A World Arena (28 Apr 2006 - 10 Dec 2006)
    Historial de la Grande Guerre

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