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Group of the 79th beside the Mill Mount Battery, Edinburgh Castle, 1852

Photo credit: The Highlanders' Museum

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Sitters, left to right: Lieutenant Adam Maitland; Captain John Douglas of Glenfinart; Lieutenant Keith Ramsay Maitland; Captain Andrew Hunt of Pittencrieff; Fort Major Alexander Cruikshanks; Captain William Chauval Hodgson; Lieutenant and Adjutant Henry MacKay; Lieutenant Edward William Cuming; Captain William Monro; Paymaster John Cornes; Captain Thomas Bromhead Butt; Major Edmund James Elliot; Lieutenant Colonel The Honourable Lauderdale Maule; Lieutenant George Murray Miller; Lieutenant William Cunninghame; Captain Henry Murray; Orderly Room Clerk Sergeant David Cant; Paymaster Sergeant George McLuckie; Private Charles Mackay.

The Highlanders' Museum

Near Inverness


Group of the 79th beside the Mill Mount Battery, Edinburgh Castle, 1852




oil on canvas


H 120.9 x W 181.4 cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

purchased, 1958

Work type


Inscription description

R. R. McIan/1854


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The Highlanders' Museum

Fort George, Ardersier, Near Inverness, Highland IV2 7TD Scotland

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