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Tartan ware

Tartan ware

In the early 19th Century a demand for tartan souvenirs was created by the initiative of Sir Walter Scott inviting King George IV to Edinburgh in 1822. The King bedecked in the kilt, and with the Clan Chieftains in full Highland regalia held a reception in the Palace of Holyrood House. This love of the tartan was keenly followed by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, ensuring the popularity of tartans to the present day.

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