Piper, Private and Officer, 1890


This print by Simkin shows the piper and officer in full dress and the private in marching order. The piper wears Royal Stewart tartan but later this changed to Hunting Stewart tartan. The pipers always wore the glengarry without the diced border. The private's frock bears some resemblance to the full dress doublet but the cuffs are red instead of blue and there are full skirts instead of the more open style of the doublet. The trews are of government tartan at this stage. The helmets are foreign service style.


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by Stephen Luscombe