Many have been looking for them it seems so i have now incorporated a list, as extencive as i could find, among the “Highland” pages.
Highland Aerials 2 (by john_mullin)
Working Hard – Blackford Games 09 (by john_mullin)
Port Adelaide Caledonian Society – Highland Dancer, Nathania at the Strathalbyn Ceilidh, 16/4/2011
Nathania dancing a choreographed piece a the Strathalbyn Town Hall. Nathania has danced at two Edinburgh Military Tattoos
1700´s, 18th century, Art, British Empire, Bydand, Clan Gordon, Colonel the Hon. William Gordon, Empire, Fyvie Castle, Gordon, Highland, Imperial, Italy, Kilt, National Trust for Scotland, Pompeo Batoni, Portrait, Rome, Scotland, Scottish, Tartan, Toga
Pompeo Batoni – Colonel the Hon. William Gordon, 1765
It’s XVIII century fashion plus Scottish pride. Oh, yeah.
A Gordon,a Gordon, a Gordon BYDAND!
(Ps.Bydand = Scots for “Abide”, motto / warcry of Clan Gordon)
Artist Batoni, Pompeo (Italian painter and draftsman, 1708-1787) Title Colonel the Hon. William Gordon of Fyvie Alternative/previous titles Colonel the Hon. William Gordon; Colonel William Gordon; Gen. the Hon. John William Gordon. Date 1766 (dated) Material oil on canvas Measurements 258.2 x 186.1 cm Inscription front ll ‘POMPEJUS BATONI PINXIT/ ROMAE ANNO 1766′, front lr ‘Gen.l The Hon.ble John William Gordon’. Description William Gordon (1736-1816) is depicted in Rome during his Grand Tour. Although he wears the uniform of the Queen’s Own Royal Highlanders, his tartan has been arranged to look like a stylised Roman toga.While typical of Batoni’s portraits in its general confidence and swagger, this image particularly captures the ideals of the grand tourist abroad. Gordon stands in front of the Colosseum and next to a statue depicting the personification of Rome. During his visit to Rome, James Boswell saw Batoni working on the portrait on 17 April 1765, writing, ‘Yesterday morning saw Batoni draw Gord. Drapery’. Subject portrait (Gordon, Colonel the Hon. William); townscape; military and war; place (Rome) Collection National Trust for Scotland (Fyvie Castle)
1910, 1920, 1930, 1940, 1950, 1960, 1970, 1980, Actors, Art, Art Deco, Attitudes, Balboa, Charleston, Dance, Edwardian, Ethnic, Fashion, Flapper, Flappers, Folk Costume, Highland, Hippies, Jazz Age, Lindy Hop, Music, Propaganda, Retro, Roaring Twenties, Rockers, Scandinavia, Scottish, Swing, Swing Dances, Swing Dancing, Swing Era, Swing Kids, Tartan, Teds, Trends, Victorian, Woodstock, WWI, WWII
I will post things belonging to times and places spanning AT LEAST the Victorian era – the Punks and New Wavers of the 80´s.
Scottish Jacobites, Swing Kids, Flappers, Goths and Skinheads.
Oh….and let´s not forget the part of history that DIDNT really happen, like Steampunk, Dieselpunk and so on.