Highland Society of London
In 1815 the Highland Society of London resolved to send out to
all parts of the Highlands to collect samples of the tartans of the
clans. The samples were sealed with the signature of the chief.
The Jack Dalgety archives have the following notes in reference to
the Highland Society collection:
" 2 large leather bound folios. 1 large wooden box packed with
4 boxes of tartan patterns. 2 specially made wooden boxes each
containing a large volume of MacIan/Logan work illustrated in
It's believed the above are all now in the care of the National
Museum of Scotland.
If anyone would like to enlarge this rather meagre reference,