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TITLE
Preparing for the hills
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_1480_66
PLACENAME
Glen Lyon
DISTRICT
Highland
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
PERTH: Fortingall
DATE OF IMAGE
1848
PERIOD
1840s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31462
KEYWORDS
hunting
shooting
guns
dogs
estates
sports
castles
Preparing for the hills

Illustration taken from Herbert Byng Hall's book "Highland Sports and Highland Quarters".

It shows a shooting party preparing for a day's hunting. The party consists of three "guns" and a fourth man who will be an estate keeper or a ghillie. There are also several dogs and a horse in the party. Meggernie Castle, in Glen Lyon, can be seen in the background

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Preparing for the hills

PERTH: Fortingall

1840s

hunting; shooting; guns; dogs; estates; sports; castles

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

Illustration taken from Herbert Byng Hall's book "Highland Sports and Highland Quarters". <br /> <br /> It shows a shooting party preparing for a day's hunting. The party consists of three "guns" and a fourth man who will be an estate keeper or a ghillie. There are also several dogs and a horse in the party. Meggernie Castle, in Glen Lyon, can be seen in the background