Playing for Scotland: The Making of Modern Sport

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Join us in tracing the transformation of sport during the nineteenth century when traditional games flourished and new sports were invented. From football to fishing, canoeing to curling, hunting to hockey, this sporting revolution is illustrated through paintings, photographs and prints and a specially-commissioned film.

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Second floor

  • Gallery 2
  • Gallery 3
  • Gallery 4
  • Gallery 1
  • Gallery 5
  • Gallery 6
  • Gallery 7
  • Gallery 8
  • Gallery 9
  • Gallery 10
Portrait Second floor

Gallery

The Regatta Stanley Cursiter

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The Curlers Sir George Harvey

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Professor John Wilson (nom de plume, 'Christopher North'), 1785 - 1854. Author and moral philosopher Thomas Duncan

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John Taylor, fl. 1807 - 1825 Sir John Watson Gordon

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'Not a Bad Day's Work' Ronald Leslie Melville

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Skating, Duddingston Loch John Patrick

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Scotland Rugby Team 1877 Unknown

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Tay Bridge, from the South (after Disaster) Unknown

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John Anderson, c 1750 - 1833. Falconer, hawksman to Malcolm Fleming of Barochan, the Earl of Morton and Sir Alexander Donne of Ochiltree Isaac Robert Cruikshank

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Mrs Maitland King and her Nine Fish Unknown

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Rev. Thomas Guthrie, 1803 -1873. Preacher and philanthropist (With his children, Patrick and Anne, fishing on Lochlee) Sir George Harvey

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Highland Games at Holland Park Unknown

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