Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tartan Ribbons

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TARTAN RIBBONS (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Lindsey Trafford Another Newcastle Collection

1- 8 1s dance RSh reels of 3 on own sides
9-16 1s set, ½ turn 2H, lead down LH, cross below 3s and cast to 2nd place own sides
17-24 1s dance towards 1st corner and turn RH, pass RSh and turn 2nd corner RH to end 1M between 2s and 1L between 3s to form lines across
25-32 2s+1s+3s advance (up/down) and retire, 1s turn RH to 2nd place own sides and 2s+1s+3s set

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Tartan Ribbons
Tartan Ribbon, Photograph Taken By James Clerk Maxwell In 1861.

This photograph is considered the first durable colour photographic image, and the very first made by the three-colour method Maxwell first suggested in 1855.
Maxwell's three-colour approach underlies nearly all forms of colour photography, whether film-based, analogue video, or digital.
The three photographic plates now reside in a small museum at 14 India Street, Edinburgh, the house where Maxwell was born.

Image copyright James Clerk Maxwell (original photographic slides) scan by User:Janke. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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