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Page 5 of 8 of Highland Dancing in the Olden Times
ID JSS0333
Title Page 5 of 8 of Highland Dancing in the Olden Times
Document Reference L Per Aa A5 C
Format 250 x 325 mm
Medium Printed page
Item Type Journal
Subject Highland Dancing, Various
Item Description Page 5 of 8 of a Victorian article about Highland Dancing. Here the author discusses reels and strathspeys as well as the now lost, dramatic dances of the Gaelic speaking Highlands and Islands of Scotland. He describes story-telling in Highland Dance and includes describptions of Dannsa nam Boc (The Goat Dance), Dannsa an Chleasa (The Cloak Dance), Crait [Croit] an Dreathan (The Wren's Croft).
Creator Alexander Campbell
Editor Alexander Lowson
Publisher W. Jolly & Sons, Albany Buildings, 23 Bridge Street, Aberdeen
Time Period 1890s
Associated Dates: Creation 1895
Associated Dates: Publication 1895
Relationships JSS0328, JSS0329, JSS0330, JSS0331, JSS0332, JSS0334, JSS0335, JSS0336
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Caledonia Magazine

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