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TITLE
Poster advertising Gordon Cumming's exhibition
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1796_1999_116_259
PLACENAME
Fort Augustus
DISTRICT
Aird
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Boleskine and Abertarff
PERIOD
1860s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
6488
KEYWORDS
Gordon Cumming's exhibition
Lion Hunter
Fort Augustus
Caledonian Canal
hunting expeditions
Poster advertising Gordon Cumming's exhibition

Poster advertising Gordon Cumming's exhibition. Known as the 'Lion Hunter' because of his hunting expeditions abroad, Roualeyn Gordon Cumming opened an exhibiton of his hunting trophies at Fort Augustus and displayed them to visitors using the steamers on the Caledonian Canal. Roualeyn was said to have walked along the canal banks when the steamer was due, and greet the visitors in full Highland dress, with a large tame goat in tow. The price of admission to his collection was one shilling


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Poster advertising Gordon Cumming's exhibition

INVERNESS: Boleskine and Abertarff

1860s

Gordon Cumming's exhibition; Lion Hunter; Fort Augustus; Caledonian Canal; hunting expeditions

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection (notices)

Poster advertising Gordon Cumming's exhibition. Known as the 'Lion Hunter' because of his hunting expeditions abroad, Roualeyn Gordon Cumming opened an exhibiton of his hunting trophies at Fort Augustus and displayed them to visitors using the steamers on the Caledonian Canal. Roualeyn was said to have walked along the canal banks when the steamer was due, and greet the visitors in full Highland dress, with a large tame goat in tow. The price of admission to his collection was one shilling <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.<br />