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TITLE
Duke of York, Colonel Hugh Rose and General Ross
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_383
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
17 September 1920
PERIOD
1920s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11364
KEYWORDS
Northern Meeting
highland games
Queen Victoria
Duke of York, Colonel Hugh Rose and General Ross

The Duke of York (centre) with Colonel Hugh Rose and General Ross at the Northern Meeting Games in September 1920.

Royal patronage played a significant role in popularising Highland Games and Gatherings from the mid-19th century. This became known as 'Balmoralisation' after Queen Victoria took up residence at the Balmoral estate and bestowed her patronage on the Braemar Highland Society. In 1866 the Society became known as the Braemar Royal Highland Society. The first Royal visit to the Northern Meeting was by Prince Albert in 1847. Colonel Hugh Rose of Kilvarock was a distinguished soldier


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Duke of York, Colonel Hugh Rose and General Ross

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1920s

Northern Meeting; highland games; Queen Victoria

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection

The Duke of York (centre) with Colonel Hugh Rose and General Ross at the Northern Meeting Games in September 1920.<br /> <br /> Royal patronage played a significant role in popularising Highland Games and Gatherings from the mid-19th century. This became known as 'Balmoralisation' after Queen Victoria took up residence at the Balmoral estate and bestowed her patronage on the Braemar Highland Society. In 1866 the Society became known as the Braemar Royal Highland Society. The first Royal visit to the Northern Meeting was by Prince Albert in 1847. Colonel Hugh Rose of Kilvarock was a distinguished soldier <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.