Object of the Month – Pilkington Jackson figures

This collection of figures are copies of sculptures by Charles d’Orville Pilkington Jackson.

The selection held by the Museum pertain to The Black Watch. They are part of a larger collection of figures depicting soldiers from all Scottish Regiments. A more complete collection of the figures is owned by National Museum Scotland, and is on display at The National War Museum at Edinburgh Castle.

The various forms of dress depicted are (left to right):Selection of Pilkington Jackson figures

  • Private Man in Black Watch Dress
  • 73rd Field Officer Battalion Company, Levee Dress
  • Subaltern, Review order, carrying King’s Colour, 1913
  • Officer of the 42nd Royal Highland Regiment, Review Order, 1808
  • 73rd Pioneer, Marching Order
  • 42nd Regiment Sergeant in Undress Order 1851
  • Piper from the 42nd Royal Highland Regiment’s Light Company, Marching Order, 1815

About blackwatchmuseum

The Museum of The Black Watch offers an insight into one of the British Army's if not the world's most famous fighting units. Scotland's Black Watch is an elite military regiment whose history stretches back almost three centuries.
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