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TITLE
Highland Pistol
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_1438_P368
DATE OF IMAGE
1876
PERIOD
1870s
CREATOR
James Logan
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31448
KEYWORDS
pistols
weaponry
firearm
firearms
Highland Pistol

This Highland pistol dates from the time of James VI (1566 - 1625) and later belonged to John Erskine, 22nd Earl of Mar, an important Jacobite military leader during the 1715 uprising. The pistol was originally a matchlock pistol and is ornamented with mother of pearl.

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

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Highland Pistol

1870s

pistols; weaponry; firearm; firearms

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

This Highland pistol dates from the time of James VI (1566 - 1625) and later belonged to John Erskine, 22nd Earl of Mar, an important Jacobite military leader during the 1715 uprising. The pistol was originally a matchlock pistol and is ornamented with mother of pearl. <br /> <br /> The illustration is from 'The Scottish Gael; or, Celtic Manners' by James Logan, Volume I, published in 1876