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First known portrait of a piper, 1714, by Richard Waitt: The Piper TO The Laird Of Grant, now in the National Gallery, along with The Laird Of Grant's Champion, its companion piece. Both are almost 7' high.

First known portrait of a piper, 1714, by Richard Waitt: The Piper TO The Laird Of Grant, now in the National Gallery, along with The Laird Of Grant's Champion, its companion piece. Both are almost 7' high.

Plaid, waistcoat, and trews worn by Prince Charles Edward during the '45

Plaid, waistcoat, and trews worn by Prince Charles Edward during the '45

The Scottish quaich (pronounced quake) is a shallow cup that has been used for centuries to offer guests a welcoming toast. The cup represented the host’s generosity, and the two-handled design symbolized the guest’s trustworthiness, as it left him unable to reach for a weapon. Today quaichs are often found at Scottish weddings and other milestone occasions.

The Scottish quaich (pronounced quake) is a shallow cup that has been used for centuries to offer guests a welcoming toast. The cup represented the host’s generosity, and the two-handled design symbolized the guest’s trustworthiness, as it left him unable to reach for a weapon. Today quaichs are often found at Scottish weddings and other milestone occasions.

Statue of Robert Burns in George Square, Glasgow, with a tartan bonnet and scarf

Pictures of the day: 31 July 2014

Statue of Robert Burns in George Square, Glasgow, with a tartan bonnet and scarf

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A Jacobite Journey through Scotland

Book Review: Paul Strand/ Tir a’Mhurain: Outer Hebrides of Scotland |

Book Review: Paul Strand/ Tir a’Mhurain: Outer Hebrides of Scotland |

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