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[picture: Front Cover, In Unfamiliar England]

Pictures from In Unfamiliar England by Thos. D. Murphy (Boston, 1910).

This is a book written by an American tourist. It has the advantage that it is in the public domain and the disadvantage that the text isn’t very good!

Title: In Unfamiliar England

Author: Murphy, Thos. D.

City: Boston

Date: 1910

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: Frontispiece: Sulgrave Manor]

Frontispiece: Sulgrave Manor

Sulgrave Manor, The Cradle of the Washingtons.
Painted especially for the author by Daniel Sherrin. [more...] [$]

[picture: Berkeley Castle]

Berkeley Castle

“There are few English castles where the spirit of medievalism lingers as at Berkeley and few that have darker deeds recorded in their long annals of crime. [...] The castle, grim, many-towered, ivy-clad, the very embodiment of the days of chivalry, still lingers in memory, with [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Whittington Castle, Shropshire (wallpaper version)]

Whittington Castle, Shropshire (wallpaper version)

This is a version of Whittington Castle resized and cropped so it fits on most computer desktops. [more...] [$]

[picture: Town Cross, Stocks and Whipping-Post, Ripple]

Town Cross, Stocks and Whipping-Post, Ripple

“Near the cross, relics of days when there were rogues in Ripple—sureley there are none now—are the oaken stocks and weather-beaten whipping-post.” (p. 132) [more...] [$]

[picture: Caerphilly Castle, South Wales]

Caerphilly Castle, South Wales

“For ten miles from Newport we wend our way over a dusty, ill-kept byroad with sharp turns and steep grades, and before we come to the village we see from some distance the broken towers and battlements of Caerphilly Castle. We pass through the gateway in the straggling walls and the scene of desolation and massive ruin that lies before us is hardly paralleled in impressiveness among British castles,unless it by by Corfe in Dorset. A great [...] [more...] [$]


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Pictures from In Unfamiliar England by Thos. D. Murphy (Boston, 1910).

This is a book written by an American tourist. It has the advantage that it is in the public domain and the disadvantage that the text isn’t very good!


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