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Scots Guards Collection

The Scots Guards, a renowned Scottish regiment of the British Army, have left an indelible mark on history with their impressive displays and unwavering dedication

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Band of the Coldstream Guards marching past Buckingham Palace during the rehearsal for Trooping

Band of the Coldstream Guards marching past Buckingham Palace during the rehearsal for Trooping the Colour, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Scottish regiments of the British Army, 1895 (colour litho)

Scottish regiments of the British Army, 1895 (colour litho)
5235836 Scottish regiments of the British Army, 1895 (colour litho) by Simkin, Richard (1840-1926) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Scottish regiments of the British Army, 1895)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Scots Guards marching along The Mall, Trooping the Colour, London, England

Scots Guards marching along The Mall, Trooping the Colour, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Band of the Scots Guards lead the procession from Buckingham Palace, Changing the Guard, London

Band of the Scots Guards lead the procession from Buckingham Palace, Changing the Guard, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Pipers of the 1st Scots Guards, 1896. Artist: Gregory & Co

Pipers of the 1st Scots Guards, 1896. Artist: Gregory & Co
Pipers of the 1st Scots Guards, 1896. Pipe-Major Fraser flanked by Piper James Pourie (right) and Piper John Gordon (left). A print from The Navy and Army Illustrated, 3rd January 1896

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Portrait of Sir Robert Henderson of Tunnegask (1566-1622), c.1609-c.1633. Creator

Portrait of Sir Robert Henderson of Tunnegask (1566-1622), c.1609-c.1633. Creator
Portrait of Sir Robert Henderson of Tunnegask (1566-1622), c.1609-c.1633

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Liaison des armes et camaraderie militaire; bag-piper defilant en tete d'un regiment de... 1916

Liaison des armes et camaraderie militaire; bag-piper defilant en tete d'un regiment de... 1916. Creator: Unknown
Liaison des armes et camaraderie militaire; bag-piper defilant en tete d'un regiment de territoriaux francais, lors d'une revue passee par l'etat-major de la Garde ecossaise. 1916

Background imageScots Guards Collection: L'Armee Britannique dans le Nord de la France; Officiers diriges vers le front, 1916

L'Armee Britannique dans le Nord de la France; Officiers diriges vers le front, 1916. Creator: Unknown
L'Armee Britannique dans le Nord de la France; Officiers diriges vers le front, 1916. From "Collection de la Guerre IV. L'Illustration Tome CXLVII

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The Marriage of HRH Princess Louise of Schleswig-Holstein and HH Prince Aribert of Anhalt, 1891

The Marriage of HRH Princess Louise of Schleswig-Holstein and HH Prince Aribert of Anhalt, 1891. Creator: Unknown
The Marriage of HRH Princess Louise of Schleswig-Holstein and HH Prince Aribert of Anhalt; The Inspection of 2nd Battalion Scots Guards in the Quadrangle of Winsor Castle by the German Emperor, 1891

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Model Philippa Wakeham, wearing Romeo catsuit designed by Gibi of Rome

Model Philippa Wakeham, wearing Romeo catsuit designed by Gibi of Rome, does her best to distract Sgt. David MacLeod of the Scots Guards at the Knitwear of Italy fashion fair being held at the Savoy

Background imageScots Guards Collection: An East End Episode: Scots Guards on Action at Sydney Street in 1911, (c1935). Creator: Unknown

An East End Episode: Scots Guards on Action at Sydney Street in 1911, (c1935). Creator: Unknown
An East End Episode: Scots Guards on Action at Sydney Street in 1911, (c1935). The Siege of Sidney Street (also known as the Battle of Stepney) in the East End of London

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The Queens Eightieth Birthday Celebrations at Windsor, after the Review

The Queens Eightieth Birthday Celebrations at Windsor, after the Review, the 2nd Battalion Scots Guards passing
1598926 The Queens Eightieth Birthday Celebrations at Windsor, after the Review, the 2nd Battalion Scots Guards passing the Queen on their Way to Barracks (litho) by Begg

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The Ashanti Expedition, the Queen bidding Farewell to the Scots Guards at Windsor

The Ashanti Expedition, the Queen bidding Farewell to the Scots Guards at Windsor, 27 November (litho)
1100452 The Ashanti Expedition, the Queen bidding Farewell to the Scots Guards at Windsor, 27 November (litho) by Begg, Samuel (fl.1886-1916) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The Sound of the Fife and Drum, the Scots Guards crossing rotten row (engraving)

The Sound of the Fife and Drum, the Scots Guards crossing rotten row (engraving)
1038927 The Sound of the Fife and Drum, the Scots Guards crossing rotten row (engraving) by Charlton, John (1849-1917) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Sound of the Fife and Drum)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The Autumn Military Manoeuvres in Wiltshire and Berkshire (b / w photo)

The Autumn Military Manoeuvres in Wiltshire and Berkshire (b / w photo)
1627422 The Autumn Military Manoeuvres in Wiltshire and Berkshire (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The defence of London, the Scots Guards and the London Scottish signalling on Parliament Hill

The defence of London, the Scots Guards and the London Scottish signalling on Parliament Hill (litho)
1039340 The defence of London, the Scots Guards and the London Scottish signalling on Parliament Hill (litho) by Small, William (1843-1931) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The Marriage of Miss Ponsonby (engraving)

The Marriage of Miss Ponsonby (engraving)
1062606 The Marriage of Miss Ponsonby (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Marriage of Miss Ponsonby)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The King and his South African Veterans, the Guards marching past His Majesty, 27 October (litho)

The King and his South African Veterans, the Guards marching past His Majesty, 27 October (litho)
1601172 The King and his South African Veterans, the Guards marching past His Majesty, 27 October (litho) by Woodville, Richard Caton II (1856-1927) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Punch cartoon: James Ross Farquharson, Scottish soldier (engraving)

Punch cartoon: James Ross Farquharson, Scottish soldier (engraving)
6034988 Punch cartoon: James Ross Farquharson, Scottish soldier (engraving) by Sambourne, Edward Linley (1844-1910) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Punch cartoon)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The War in Egypt, the Scots Guards embarking at Westminster Bridge on Sunday Morning Last

The War in Egypt, the Scots Guards embarking at Westminster Bridge on Sunday Morning Last (engraving)
1621981 The War in Egypt, the Scots Guards embarking at Westminster Bridge on Sunday Morning Last (engraving) by Dadd, Frank (1851-1929) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The War in Egypt)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: State Colour presented by Her Majesty to the Scots Guards (b / w photo)

State Colour presented by Her Majesty to the Scots Guards (b / w photo)
1592340 State Colour presented by Her Majesty to the Scots Guards (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The Transvaal War, Casualties at the Front (b / w photo)

The Transvaal War, Casualties at the Front (b / w photo)
1593016 The Transvaal War, Casualties at the Front (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Transvaal War, Casualties at the Front)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Portraits of Officers killed in the Recent Fighting near Suakim (engraving)

Portraits of Officers killed in the Recent Fighting near Suakim (engraving)
1044927 Portraits of Officers killed in the Recent Fighting near Suakim (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Her Majesty presenting a State Colour to the Scots Guards at Windsor Castle

Her Majesty presenting a State Colour to the Scots Guards at Windsor Castle
1043476 Her Majesty presenting a State Colour to the Scots Guards at Windsor Castle, " Three Cheers for the Queen" (litho) by Dadd

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The 'Scots Guards'(colour litho)

The "Scots Guards"(colour litho)
2796691 The " Scots Guards" (colour litho) by Giles, Godfrey Douglas (1857-1941); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The War in Egypt, the Orient Steam-Ship, with Scots Guards, at Port Said

The War in Egypt, the Orient Steam-Ship, with Scots Guards, at Port Said, entering the Suez Canal for Ismailia
1622284 The War in Egypt, the Orient Steam-Ship, with Scots Guards, at Port Said, entering the Suez Canal for Ismailia (engraving) by English School

Background imageScots Guards Collection: HRH Prince George of Wales Watching the Scots Guards from Marlborough House

HRH Prince George of Wales Watching the Scots Guards from Marlborough House
LLM458557 HRH Prince George of Wales Watching the Scots Guards from Marlborough House by Barton, Rose Maynard (1856-1929); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Sketches at the Trooping of the Colour (chromolitho)

Sketches at the Trooping of the Colour (chromolitho)
1051875 Sketches at the Trooping of the Colour (chromolitho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sketches at the Trooping of the Colour)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Drum Major and Band of the Scots Guards, 1889 (colour litho)

Drum Major and Band of the Scots Guards, 1889 (colour litho)
3037521 Drum Major and Band of the Scots Guards, 1889 (colour litho) by English School, (19th century); National Army Museum, London; (add.info.: Back cover from the childrens book, Military ABC)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: A Birds Eye View of the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir (colour litho)

A Birds Eye View of the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir (colour litho)
1061356 A Birds Eye View of the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir (colour litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: A Birds Eye View of the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The Kings Review of the Guards on the Horse Guards Parade, 27 October

The Kings Review of the Guards on the Horse Guards Parade, 27 October, His Majesty inspecting the Lines (b / w photo)
1601197 The Kings Review of the Guards on the Horse Guards Parade, 27 October, His Majesty inspecting the Lines (b/w photo) by English Photographer

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Her Majesty presenting a New State Colour to the Scots Guards at Windsor (litho)

Her Majesty presenting a New State Colour to the Scots Guards at Windsor (litho)
1592336 Her Majesty presenting a New State Colour to the Scots Guards at Windsor (litho) by Forestier, Amedee (1854-1930) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The Transvaal War, Departure of the Coldstream and Scots Guards (b / w photo)

The Transvaal War, Departure of the Coldstream and Scots Guards (b / w photo)
1592814 The Transvaal War, Departure of the Coldstream and Scots Guards (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Transvaal War)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The German Emperor inspecting the Scots Guards, after his Arrival at Windsor Castle (engraving)

The German Emperor inspecting the Scots Guards, after his Arrival at Windsor Castle (engraving)
1591707 The German Emperor inspecting the Scots Guards, after his Arrival at Windsor Castle (engraving) by Prior, Melton (1845-1910) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: With the Scots Guards in South Africa, a Football Match (b / w photo)

With the Scots Guards in South Africa, a Football Match (b / w photo)
1628851 With the Scots Guards in South Africa, a Football Match (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: With the Scots Guards in South Africa)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Back from the Soudan, Arrival of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards at Waterloo (litho)

Back from the Soudan, Arrival of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards at Waterloo (litho)
1063875 Back from the Soudan, Arrival of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards at Waterloo (litho) by Paget, Henry Marriott (1856-1936) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Back from the Soudan)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Lieutenant E L Brett, Scots Guards (engraving)

Lieutenant E L Brett, Scots Guards (engraving)
1043901 Lieutenant E L Brett, Scots Guards (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Lieutenant E L Brett, Scots Guards)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Colonel Fludyer and the State Colour presented to the Scots Guards (b / w photo)

Colonel Fludyer and the State Colour presented to the Scots Guards (b / w photo)
1042853 Colonel Fludyer and the State Colour presented to the Scots Guards (b/w photo) by English photographer, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: On Parade at Wellington Barracks, the Scots Guards saluting the Colours before going on Guard for

On Parade at Wellington Barracks, the Scots Guards saluting the Colours before going on Guard for the Day (engraving)
1056320 On Parade at Wellington Barracks, the Scots Guards saluting the Colours before going on Guard for the Day (engraving) by Morel

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Portrait of Captain Sir Edward Hulse, c. 1910 (oil on canvas)

Portrait of Captain Sir Edward Hulse, c. 1910 (oil on canvas)
470228 Portrait of Captain Sir Edward Hulse, c.1910 (oil on canvas) by Upton, Florence K. (1873-1922); 100x62 cm; Breamore House, Hampshire, UK; (add.info.: Sir Edward Hamilton Westrow Hulse)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The War in the Soudan (engraving)

The War in the Soudan (engraving)
1591094 The War in the Soudan (engraving) by Forestier, Amedee (1854-1930) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The War in the Soudan. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 16 May 1885)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The Transvaal War (litho)

The Transvaal War (litho)
1600180 The Transvaal War (litho) by Stewart, Frank Algenon (1877-1945); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Transvaal War. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 22 September 1900)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: Cap badge, c. 1896-1920 (metal)

Cap badge, c. 1896-1920 (metal)
3043150 Cap badge, c.1896-1920 (metal) by English School; National Army Museum, London; (add.info.: Cap badge, 1896-1920. As worn by Colour Sergeants, Sergeants and Musicians)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The Scots Guards, Dublin (b / w photo)

The Scots Guards, Dublin (b / w photo)
3091734 The Scots Guards, Dublin (b/w photo) by Irish Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Scots Guards, Dublin)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The War in Egypt, Departure of the First Battalion of the Scots Guards (engraving)

The War in Egypt, Departure of the First Battalion of the Scots Guards (engraving)
1060998 The War in Egypt, Departure of the First Battalion of the Scots Guards (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The War in Egypt)

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The onlookers were tickled pink at the sight of the tall Guards sergeant in the confetti

The onlookers were tickled pink at the sight of the tall Guards sergeant in the confetti sprinkled bearskin cap embracing his bride out side the church

Background imageScots Guards Collection: The Wobblies: Parading guardsmen threw a fit of the wobblies on Saturday (9-6-79)

The Wobblies: Parading guardsmen threw a fit of the wobblies on Saturday (9-6-79). The weather was go humid they just could not toe the line during the final rehearsal for the Trooping the Colour




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The Scots Guards, a renowned Scottish regiment of the British Army, have left an indelible mark on history with their impressive displays and unwavering dedication. Whether it be marching past Buckingham Palace during the rehearsal for Trooping the Colour or leading the procession from this iconic landmark during Changing the Guard, these brave soldiers embody tradition and honor. Their distinctive red tunics and bearskin hats are a symbol of their proud heritage as they march along The Mall in London, captivating spectators during Trooping the Colour. This timeless image evokes a sense of national pride and showcases their impeccable discipline. Looking back to 1896, we catch a glimpse of history through an artist's eyes as Gregory & Co immortalize the Pipers of the 1st Scots Guards. Their haunting melodies echo through time, reminding us of Scotland's rich musical heritage. In another historical moment captured in 1895, we witness Scottish regiments standing tall within the British Army. This color lithograph serves as a testament to their strength and loyalty. Fast forward to 1911 when an East End Episode unfolds before our eyes - Scots Guards bravely take action at Sydney Street. This gripping photograph reminds us that these soldiers not only protect ceremonial events but also face real-life challenges with courage. The Sidney Street siege in Whitechapel further exemplifies their bravery under fire. In this intense standoff captured in 1935, we see how they fearlessly confront danger head-on to maintain peace within society. Reflecting upon January 1911 brings us to "The Battle of Stepney, " where black-and-white photographs depict scenes filled with tension and determination. These images serve as reminders that even amidst adversity, Scots Guards stand strong together. Moving beyond borders, we delve into Egypt's history where lithographs illustrate The Making of Modern Egypt and its connection to The Story of Soudan. Here too we find traces of Scots Guards' involvement – guardians shaping nations.