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Newark Tower The Scott Country (1920)

(Frontispiece) Newark Tower

External link to Castles in Scotland page

Keywords: castles, trees, water, sunsets, towers, colour

Places shown: Newark; Fife; Scotland

Added: 2004-02-27

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Frontispiece: Auld Reekie In Search of Scotland (1929)

Auld Reekie, or Edinburgh; in the distance the castle, but everywhere there is smoke.

Keywords: cityscapes, colour

Places shown: Edinburgh; Lothian; Scotland

Added: 2008-01-12

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Edinburgh from Calton Hill Northland Journeys, Part I (1881)

Edinburgh von Calton Hill aus gesehen

This is a view of Edinburgh fromCalton Hill, but predates a lot of more recent building. Edinburgh Castle is in the far background.

Keywords: cityscapes, views, castles, towers, greyscale

Places shown: Edinburgh; Lothian; Scotland

Added: 2020-03-17

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Ruins of Lindisfarne Priory The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

The caption reads, History Preserving the Monuments of Antiquity. The side View of Lindisfarne, or Holy Island Monastery, Northumberland. Pub. 25 May 1781 by S. Hooper The image is signed, S. Spurrow [...]

Keywords: abbeys, castles, windows, arches, ruins, people, clouds, bare feet, nudity, colour

Places shown: Lindisfarne; Northumberland; England

Added: 2003-02-28

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Druidical Circle near Keswick in cumberland. From the Druidical Antiquities Plate. The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

I remember visiting this stone circle one November, drawn to the spiritual nature of the place. It was cold and rainy, and as group of very determined hikers walked past me one of them, seeing I was c [...]

Keywords: stone circles, druids, megaliths, greyscale

Places shown: Keswick; Cumberland; England

Added: 2005-12-21

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Front Cover, The Scott Country The Scott Country (1920)

My copy has a repair to a tear on the dust jacket. The picture on the cover is Branxholm Tower, reproduced slightly better inside the book.

Keywords: colour, book covers

Places shown: Hawick; Roxburghshire; Scotland

Added: 2006-09-10

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Frontispiece: The Kirk collection Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character (1911)

The Kirk Collection, From a water-colour drawing by Henry W. Kerr, A.R.S.A., R.S.W. An elder of the church leans over the side ot a pew with a wooden “ladle” for the church collection of money; a man [...]

Keywords: people, interiors, costumes, wallpaper, backgrounds, colour

Places shown: Scotland

Added: 2009-02-07

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The Bridge at Durham The Story of Some English Shires (1897)

Etched by J.C. Varrall from a drawing by Thomas Hearne in the British Museum. Walter & Boutall ph. sc. The picture shows Elvet Bridge, which was originally built in the 12th century, repaired in 1500 [...]

Keywords: bridges, gothic, people, water, backgrounds, wallpaper, colour

Places shown: Durham Durham; England

Added: 2005-09-20

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46.—Kilmarth Rocks, as seen from the South East. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“But there are some remains which have the appearance of works of art, which are, probably, nothing but irregular products of nature,—masses of stone thrown on a plane surface by some great convulsion [...]

Keywords: pillars, megaliths, ruins, rocks, greyscale

Places shown: Scotland

Added: 2006-07-28

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Jedburgh Abbey In Search of Scotland (1929)

So these abbeys—Kelso, Jedburgh, Dryburgh, and Melrose—as close together as the abbeys of Yorkshire, preached the gospel of love in a land of hate. They were situated gallantly in the front line like [...]

Keywords: abbeys, ruins, arches, norman architecture, colour

Places shown: Jedburgh; Berwickshire; Scotland

Added: 2008-01-13

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131.—Wall of Severus, on the Sandstone Quarries, Denton Dean, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

The engraving shows a part of Hadrian’s Wall, calling it the Wall of Severus in a confusion common since the 17th century. Hadrian’s Wall here seens to go along the edge of a bank, so that the land be [...]

Keywords: roman remains, ruins, walls, people, cliffs, buildings, greyscale

Places shown: Hadrian’s Wall; Denton Dean; Newcastle-upon-Tyne; Northumberland; England

Added: 2018-04-13

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132.—Wall of Severus, near Housestead, Northumberland. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

The engraving shows a part of Hadrian’s Wall, calling it the Wall of Severus in a confusion common since the 17th century. The Wall of Hadrian is a UNESCO world heritage site. The appearance of the Wa [...]

Keywords: roman remains, walls, ruins, people, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: Housesteads Roman Fort; Hadrian’s Wall; Bardon Mill; Northumberland; England

Added: 2014-11-12

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166.—Two dogs in Scotland New Specimen of Cast-Metal Ornaments and Wood Types (1840)

Two dogs in the Scottish highlands, with a crofter’s cottage in the background. The dogs are border collies, I think: sheepdogs.

Keywords: dogs, hills, cottages, wallpaper, backgrounds, colour

Places shown: Scotland

Added: 2011-04-09

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Penrith Castle, Cumberland The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

Published 3rd April 1784 by S. Hooper; Signed T. Pye.

Keywords: castles, clouds, animals, deer, people, trees, colour

Places shown: Penrith; Cumberland; Wales

Added: 2003-06-26

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Holyrood Palace From the Public Gardens Under Calton Hill Edinburgh (1912)

“Holyrood Palace stretches across the picture east and west, and is dominated by Arthur’s Seat and Salisbury Crags. The dark turret at the west end of the nearest and north wing contains the private s [...]

Keywords: abbeys, manors, cities, houses, trees, mountains, birds, palaces, views, cityscapes, colour, wallpaper, backgrounds

Places shown: Edinburgh; Lothian; Scotland

Added: 2005-07-21

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379.—Carlisle Castle. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

The knights arrive on horseback over the bridge and into the castle walls. Carlisle castle was built in 1090 on the site of an older Roman fortress. The Castle of Carlisle was founded by William Rufu [...]

Keywords: castles, knights, towers, battlements, bridges, greyscale

Places shown: Carlisle; Cumberland; England

Added: 2012-04-19

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382.—Alnwick Castle. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

A dramatic view of Alnwick Castle in a storm, with its towers, castle walls and battlements standing high on the hillside. The wood engraving is signed J. W. Whimper; this is the same person as J. W. [...]

Keywords: castles, towers, bridges, water, battlements, hills, views, storms, greyscale

Places shown: Alnwick; Northumberland; England

Added: 2011-06-09

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383.—Rock of Bamborough with Castle. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

There has been a settlement here for at Bamborough for hundreds of years; a castle was mentioned here in the year 547, but was probably over 100 years old even then. That castle was destroyed by Viki [...]

Keywords: castles, towers, battlements, walls, cliffs, animals, cattle, people, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: Bamburgh; Northumberland; England

Added: 2014-07-03

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Kelso: The River Tweed and Abbey Ruins The Scott Country (1920)

Kelso is a town in the Borders; the abbey was mostly destroyed at the English Reformation.“Walter Scott as from his childhood, at Sandyknowe and Kelso, familiar with Border scenes, as well steeped in [...]

Keywords: bridges, abbeys, ruins, towers, water, trees, colour

Places shown: Kelso; Roxburghshire; Scotland

Added: 2004-02-27

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The Apartments of Mary Queen of Scots in Holyrood Palace Edinburgh (1912)

The bedroom of a Queen! An ancient bed hung with faded crimson silk stands in Queen Mary’s bed-chamber, together with chairs and other furniture of a later date. Under the raised tapestry on the far [...]

Keywords: interiors, beds, colour, wallpaper, backgrounds

Places shown: Holyrood Palace; Edinburgh; Lothian; Scotland

Added: 2007-10-01

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