National Geographic : 1940 May
TARTAN TINTS NEW SCOTLAND © National Geographic Society Kodachrome by W. R. MacAskill TO THE SKIRI. OF TIE BAGPIPES, SIPII'IERED FEET FLASH IN A HIGHLAND SWORI) DANCE The lass is ready to begin a series of fast, intricate steps within the angles formed by the crossed sword and scabbard. So nimble are her twinkling feet that not once will they touch weapon or sheath. Medals of victory in many dancing contests decorate one side of the girl's velvet jacket. Hairy pouches, called sporrans, hang from the waists of both performers in a festival at Halifax, Nova Scotia's capital.