Glengarry, the Highland Chief

Sean Brosnahan talks about the story behind the Highland chief, Alexander Ranaldson MacDonell, 17th Chief of Glengarry (1834-62), the last of his line, who is buried in Dunedin’s southern cemetery.

Recorded in September 2007, as part of the The Scots in New Zealand exhibition.

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Image: Glengarry cap, 1880s-1890s, United Kingdom, maker unknown. Gift of Mrs Beatrice Simpkins, 1971. CC BY-NC-ND licence. Te Papa (PC001695/10)

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