R. R. McIan’s Buchanan

A Highlander in Buchanan tartan in a XIX century engraving by McIan, from James Logan’s “The Clans of the Scottish Highlands”, 1845.

Robert Ronald McIan (1803 – 13 Dec 1856), also Robert Ranald McIan, was an actor and painter of Scottish descent. He is best known for romanticised depictions of Scottish clansmen, their battles, and domestic life.

Highland Dress in the Thirty Years’ War

The Stettin Print of 1631 depicting four Scottish mercenaries in the service of the Swedish King Gustavus Adolphus during the Thirty Years’ War.