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The Boghall Gun Picture

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This is a picture of the Boghall Gun. It is the oldest surviving gun or cannon in Scotland. Originally from the 15th Century it was found in the ruins of Boghall Castle in 1872. Technically the gun is a hagbut in that it has a hook to steady the gun when firing. The gun is on display at the Moat Park Museum in Peebles, Scotland

This is part of a collection of photographs of Scottish and British Military related images. The site contains a variety of army pictures over a varied time period from the early wars of independence to the second world war. It includes pictures of Scottish regimental uniforms, captured weapons and uniforms and also military machine pictures made or used in Scotland

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