Blog postA dazzling Renaissance silk doublet is now on display in the Fashion and Style gallery at National Museums Scotland. In this blog Helen Wyld, Senior Curator of Historic Textiles, and Calum Robertson, Curator of Modern and Military History, take a deep dive into the history of the doublet, and its...
Wyld, Helen ; Robertson, Calum
Still imageCarved powder-horn bearing the names of Jonathon Webb and James Cameron and hung on an American Indian woman's burden strap, inscribed 1 September 1758, carried by a soldier of the 42nd Royal Highlanders. Accession no. M.1931.581. Image ref
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BookOver centuries, war and military service have shaped the way the world sees Scotland and the way the Scots see themselves. Using key objects from the collections of National Museums Scotland, particularly the National War Museum of Scotland to illustrate the book’s narrative, the authors uncover the historical forces behind...
Allan, Stuart ; Carswell, Allan L