The Scott Country (page 1/3)

[picture: Front Cover, The Scott Country]

Pictures from The Scott Country - beautiful Scotland, Described by John Geddie, Painted by E. W. Haslehust, R.B.A. [1866 – 1949], Blackie & Son Ltd., London and Glasgow.

I don’t have an exact date for this book; probably 1920, although the cover under the dost jacket is plain: after about 1911 they started to have pictures on them.

The artist died more than 70 years ago, so these illustrations are out of copyright.

Title: The Scott Country

Author: Haslehust, Geddie

City: London

Date: 1920

Total items: 10

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Smailholm Tower]

Smailholm Tower

According to Discover the Borders, “This is a well preserved and well restored border tower house dating from the 15th century. Situated on Sandyknowe Farm, it is visible for miles around. Formerly the home of the Pringles of Smailholm and later that of the Scotts of Harden, it was well known to Sir Walter Scott who came [...] [more...]


[picture: Kelso: The River Tweed and Abbey Ruins]

Kelso: The River Tweed and Abbey Ruins

Kelso is a town in the Borders; the abbey was mostly destroyed at the English Reformation. [more...]


[picture: Neidpath Castle]

Neidpath Castle

“A mile out of [Peebles], to the west, is Neidpath Castle,