Campbell of Breadalbane Tartans

The Campbell of Breadalbane tartan first appears as ‘Breadalbane’ in the Cockburn collection 1810-1820, this was one of the earliest collections of tartan, they were collected by Sir William Cockburn.  It could in fact be older, as its said to be copied from a plaid that was in the possession of the Captain of Dunstaffnage at Dunstfanage around 1750.

The term 'ancient' refers to the dye shades, normally lighter, whereas 'modern' colours are usually darker.

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CampBread anc

Campbell of Breadalbane Ancient


CampBread mod

Campbell of Breadalbane Modern