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Highland bagpipe

Set of Highland bagpipes, possibly of ebony, mounted with bone and horn and having a green cloth bag, 18th century, the drones may originally have been in a common stock for a bellows-blown bagpipe and have been adapted or 'rebuilt' in separate stocks with a new chanterr by Peter Henderson, Glasgow, late 19th century

  • Date:
    Late 19th century
  • Maker:
    Henderson, Peter [Person]
  • Collection:
    National Museums Scotland
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  • Place of production:
    Glasgow (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Materials:Ebony; Bone; Horn; Cloth
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  • Repository:National Museums Scotland