Dirk and scabbard
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 12897.a-d

Dirk and scabbard


James Kirkwood II

Probably purchased by Prince Albert

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Although in 1844 Punch magazine mocked Prince Albert's new-found enthusiasm for Scotland with a cartoon entitled 'Just Kilted', he does not seem to have worn tartan until his visit to Ardverikie in 1847. More