Unknown fella, but isn’t he too fantastic? A tattooed, kilted, pipe-playing, WWII Scottish soldier, pictured here at The Army School of Piping in Edinburgh, Scotland, 1944.

We LIKE the Highland Games! (And the guys in it, of course)

The elephant house in Edinburgh. J.K. Rowling spent time in the coffee house writing the Harry Potter books

"Tara" brooch - Celtic La Tene Period - National Museum of Ireland

Manfred von Richthofen, aka “The Red Baron”, petting his dog on an airfield.

28th Clan Chief ~ Colonel Sir Alan Colquhoun of Luss (1838–1910). If you have one of the following surnames you can claim to be from the Colquohoun clan. Calhoun Cowan Cowen Culchone Kilpatrick King Kirkpatrick Laing MacAchoich MacCowan MacClintock MacLintock MacMains MacManus and MacOwan.

Japanese moga (modern girl) of the 1920's: beautiful !!

Embroidery on a cushion in St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland.

*Late 1930's - German, Austrian and Czechoslovakian children of Jewish descent were permitted to leave their countries and families on the Kindertransport; a train bound for Britain. These children ranged in age from infant to 17 and were placed with families in Britain. Many never saw their parents again.

Queen Victoria's gift to her Scottish troops in the Boer War. The tin contained cigarettes or chocolates and was decorated with the arms of and thistle of Scotland.

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