Vintage Edinburgh

Edinburgh via Flickr Commons

An amazing image of Edinburgh Castle c. 1870 via the Commons at Flickr.

 

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First Tartan Photo?

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This is “Finlay, deerstalker in the employ of Campbell of Islay” taken around 1845. Thought to be one of the first photographs of a civilian wearing tartan. The Campbell family owned Islay until 1853.