More Stunning Images from Ronan Maguire: Glen Pipemakers, Alex Duthart, RG Hardie and GS McLennan

We continue today with more of the brilliantly edited historic photographs from Ronan Maguire of St Laurence O’Toole Pipe Band, Dublin. The picture above is of Alexander Glen and a young David Glen in their workshop in Edinburgh circa. 1880.

The original black and white image was cleaned up and enhanced before being colourised. Glen was the biggest name in bagpipe manufacture and music publishing in the late 19th and early to mid 20th century. The company dates from 1833 and the shop on the Royal Mile, under the Glen name, closed in 1978.

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