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The Scotch Coast. Tantallon Castle

 
Accession number AR.EP.PC.0428
Creator
Date
1911 - 1914
Measurements
3.5 x 5.5 inches
Work types
postcard

Description

Transcription:

The Scotch Coast

Tantallon Castle

Raphael Tuck & Sons' "Oilette" Postcard 7061

Art Publishers to their Majesties the King & Queen

Rough Seas. Scotch Coast. Series I.

Tantallon Castle. The ate of building and the builder's name of this old sea-fortress of the Douglesses are both alike unknown. It belonged to the Earls of Angus at the accession of Robert II, was frequently besieged and always held to be impregnable, but was at last taken by the Covenanters in 1637, and is now a dismantled and decaying ruin.

[The painting reproduced on this postcard is attributed to the British artist G. E. Newton.]

Collection

Ephemera Collection
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Archives, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC
Accession number AR.EP.PC.0428
Creator
Date
1911 - 1914
Measurements
3.5 x 5.5 inches
Work types
postcard

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