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TITLE
Highland targes
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_1438_P289
DATE OF IMAGE
1876
PERIOD
1870s
CREATOR
James Logan
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31444
KEYWORDS
targes
weapons
shields
Highland targes

These two circular protective battle shields are examples of the Highland targe. The one above is covered in leather which has been highly decorated. The steel example below belonged to the Earl of Mar.

The illustration is from 'The Scottish Gael; or, Celtic Manners' by James Logan, Volume I, published in 1876

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Highland targes

1870s

targes; weapons; shields

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

These two circular protective battle shields are examples of the Highland targe. The one above is covered in leather which has been highly decorated. The steel example below belonged to the Earl of Mar. <br /> <br /> The illustration is from 'The Scottish Gael; or, Celtic Manners' by James Logan, Volume I, published in 1876