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Tag Archives: Scotland
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
John McKirdy Duncan: Ivory, Apes and Peacocks (also known as The Queen of Sheba) (1923)
John Campbell Mitchell: The Sands at Machrihanish (1913)
Rosa Bonheur: Changing Pastures (1863)
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
Alfred G. Buckham: Aerial view of Edinburgh (c. 1920)
Owen Humphries: A murmuration of starlings in Rigg near Gretna, Dumfriesshire, Scotland – November 26, 2013. (source)