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TITLE
Theodore Napier
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_1_III
PLACENAME
Culloden
DISTRICT
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11128
KEYWORDS
Culloden
highland dress
Theodore Napier
Theodore Napier

Theodore Napier was born in Melbourne, to Scottish parents, in 1845. He came to Scotland in 1859 to complete his high school education and study for a degree in civil engineering. He returned to Australia, for health reasons, in 1865, spending five years studying medicine.

He maintained an interest in his parents' birthplace and regularly wore highland dress. In 1891, he formed the Victorian Scottish Home Rule Association. In 1920, he gifted nine-and-a-half acres of the Strathmore area of Essendon, Victoria, on the condition it be kept free of buildings. This became known as Napier Park.

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Theodore Napier

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

Culloden; highland dress; Theodore Napier

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection

Theodore Napier was born in Melbourne, to Scottish parents, in 1845. He came to Scotland in 1859 to complete his high school education and study for a degree in civil engineering. He returned to Australia, for health reasons, in 1865, spending five years studying medicine. <br /> <br /> He maintained an interest in his parents' birthplace and regularly wore highland dress. In 1891, he formed the Victorian Scottish Home Rule Association. In 1920, he gifted nine-and-a-half acres of the Strathmore area of Essendon, Victoria, on the condition it be kept free of buildings. This became known as Napier Park.<br /> <br /> This photograph of Napier appears have been superimposed onto an image of Culloden Moor <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.