Scots Abroad

Scots Abroad

Our images of Scots abroad and connected themes include posters encouraging emigration, letters home from expatriates and photographs of ship passengers, travellers, explorers, soldiers and holidaymakers.

Image of the cover of 'The Settlers Guide to New Zealand' by George Vesey Stewart, 1886-1888 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, AF51/158)

Cover of 'The Settlers Guide to New Zealand' by George Vesey Stewart, 1886-1888 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, AF51/158)

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Photograph of Lallimullah, a Masai guide, Edward Douglas, 2nd Baron Loch, Henry Guest and another Masai, posing with a buffalo after hunting in the Soet Hills in British East Africa, now Kenya, 1910 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, GD268/1043 p.16v)

Lallimullah, a Masai guide, Edward Douglas, 2nd Baron Loch, Henry Guest and another Masai, posing with a buffalo after hunting in the Soet Hills in British East Africa, now Kenya, 1910 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, GD268/1043 page16v)

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Photograph of Arctic explorer Martin Lindsay with huskies and sledge at the base camp of the British Arctic Air-Route Expedition of 1930-1931 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, GD254/1260/7)

Arctic explorer Martin Lindsay with huskies and sledge at the base camp of the British Arctic Air-Route Expedition of 1930-1931 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, GD254/1260/7)

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Photograph of Martin Lindsay, J M Scott and A Stephenson on a sledge during the British Arctic Air-Route Expedition of 1930-1931 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, GD254/1260/8)

Martin Lindsay, J M Scott and A Stephenson on a sledge during the British Arctic Air-Route Expedition of 1930-1931 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, GD254/1260/8)

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Image of the gaelic translation of poster advising on colonisation and emigration scheme, 1892 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, AF51/193)

Gaelic translation of poster advising on colonisation and emigration scheme, 1892 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, AF51/193)

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Photograph of a woman passenger gazing out to sea on a Caribbean voyage, 1905 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, GD1/585/21)

A woman passenger gazing out to sea on a Caribbean voyage, 1905 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, GD1/585/21)

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Photograph of a ship being tossed around on a stormy sea, 1908 (Crown Copyright, National Records of SCotland, GD1/585/23)

Photograph of a ship being tossed around on a stormy sea, 1908 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, GD1/585/23)

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 Image of the letter from Hudson Bay in America to Anna Bannatyne from her son, 1683-1702 (Crown Copyright, National Records of SCotland, RH15/14)

Letter from Hudson Bay in America to Anna Bannatyne from her son, 1683-1702 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, RH15/14)

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Photograph of two victorian ladies and an Egyptian boy walking amongst the ruins of the Temple of Horus at Edfu, Egypt, Nile Pleasure Cruise, 1898 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, GD268/1055/50c)

Two victorian ladies and an Egyptian boy walking amongst the ruins of the Temple of Horus at Edfu, Egypt, Nile Pleasure Cruise, 1898 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, GD268/1055/50c)

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Photograph of the view of the Great Temple at Abu Simbel showing the colossi of Ramesses II taken from the deck of a steam boat, a crowd of people look on as a man standing just fore of the funnel takes a picture, Nile Pleasure Cruise, 1898 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, GD268/1055/53e)

View of the Great Temple at Abu Simbel showing the colossi of Ramesses II taken from the deck of a steam boat, a crowd of people look on as a man standing just fore of the funnel takes a picture, Nile Pleasure Cruise, 1898 (Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland, GD268/1055/53e)

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