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TITLE
Calum MacPherson (“Calum Pìobaire”), c1870s
EXTERNAL ID
KIGHF_HF_16_10_005
PLACENAME
Dalwhinnie
DISTRICT
Badenoch
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Laggan
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Folk Museum
ASSET ID
19666
KEYWORDS
Pipers
tartan
walking sticks
Calum MacPherson (“Calum Pìobaire”), c1870s

Born in Raasay c1828, Calum MacPherson became one of the most famous pipers of the 19th century. He was taught the instrument by his father, Angus, and followed in his father’s footsteps by becoming piper for Cluny Macpherson. He died in 1898; a memorial cairn stands near his home at Catlodge.

This photograph was taken outside the Dalwhinnine Inn (now the Loch Erricht Hotel).

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Calum MacPherson (“Calum Pìobaire”), c1870s

INVERNESS: Laggan

1870s

Pipers; tartan; walking sticks

Highland Folk Museum

Highland Folk Museum Photographic Collection

Born in Raasay c1828, Calum MacPherson became one of the most famous pipers of the 19th century. He was taught the instrument by his father, Angus, and followed in his father’s footsteps by becoming piper for Cluny Macpherson. He died in 1898; a memorial cairn stands near his home at Catlodge.<br /> <br /> This photograph was taken outside the Dalwhinnine Inn (now the Loch Erricht Hotel).<br />