The Tartans of Scotland

United Kingdom, 1966

Film
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Explains the evolution of the Scottish national costume from medieval times, showing the stages of its evolution. Discusses the origin of the modern clan tartans.

Credits

producer/director

Austin Campbell

Language

English

Duration

00:17:32:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29235

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → National characteristics

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Scotland - Social life and customs

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → National characteristics

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → National characteristics

History → Civilization, Celtic

History → Clothing and dress - History

History → History

Music & Performing Arts → Costume

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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