Tag Archives: Scotland

1585: A Young Daughter of the Picts

Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues: A Young Daughter of the Picts (ca. 1585) An engraving based on this miniature appeared in the section on Picts and ancient Britons in Thomas Hariot’s Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land … Continue reading

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1923: Ivory, Apes and Peacocks

John McKirdy Duncan: Ivory, Apes and Peacocks (also known as The Queen of Sheba) (1923)

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1913: The Sands at Machrihanish

John Campbell Mitchell: The Sands at Machrihanish (1913)

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1863: Sheep in a Boat

Rosa Bonheur: Changing Pastures (1863)

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1890: Oak and Mistletoe

George Henry and E. A. Hornel: Druids Bringing In The Mistletoe (1890) The painting follows the description of Pliny the Elder (1st century AD) in describing the ritual of oak and mistletoe: HISTORICAL FACTS CONNECTED WITH THE MISTLETOE The Druids—for … Continue reading

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1920: Edinburgh

Alfred G. Buckham: Aerial view of Edinburgh (c. 1920)

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2013: Murmuration

Owen Humphries: A murmuration of starlings in Rigg near Gretna, Dumfriesshire, Scotland – November 26, 2013. (source)

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