Scotland History Photos

Scottish History.

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Roman Scotland (50-400) Roman cavalry bronze face mask from Newstead at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Preserved Roman shoes recovered at Bar Hill fort at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland Roman bronze jug found in a river south of Glasgow at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland
Hadrian's Wall, England (122AD) Hadrian's Wall, built by Romans to secure northern boundary of Britannia, runs with a walking path from Irish to North Sea entirely within England. Scotland Cows graze along stone ruins of Hadrian's Wall. Scotland Hadrian's Wall dwarfed along top of rocky escarpment defended Roman Britannia from Pictish Scots. Scotland
Picts of Scotland (~600-1000) Pictish grave stone with rider on striped saddlecloth with sword at Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum. Meigle, Scotland Stone with Pictish double disk & Z-rod symbol at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland Pictish architectural frieze detail of half-woman / half-fish siren at Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum. Meigle, Scotland
Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-86) Mary Queen of Scots portrait after François Clouet at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Abdication of Mary, Queen of Scots painting by Gavin Hamilton at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland Mary Queen of Scots hand-painted death mask at Mary Queen of Scots House. Jedburgh, Scotland
Covenanters' Uprising (1638) Copy of National Covenant signed by 4150 religious protestors against practices imposed in 1637 at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland Condemned Covenanters on their way to execution in 1680s in the West Bow, Edinburgh painting at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland Names of executed Covenanters of 1638 on Martyrs Monument at Greyfriars Kirk. Edinburgh, Scotland
Bonnie Prince Charlie & Jacobite Uprising (1685-1745) Charles Edward Stuart portrait later copy after Louis Tocqué at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Battle of Culloden brass medal commemorates Duke of Cumberland's victory over Jacobites at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Sampler detail by young girl shows English red coat slaying a kilted Jacobite at Culloden at Culloden Moor Visitor Centre. Culloden Moor, Scotland
Edinburgh International Exhibition (1886) Edinburgh International Exhibition building graphic by Illustrated London News at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Edinburgh International Exhibition teapot possibly by Alloa Pottery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Ornamental stand with wooden balls by J. Cuthbert displayed at Edinburgh International Exhibition at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow (1888) Glasgow Exhibition painting by John Lavery of Glasgow Boys at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland Souvenir punchbowl from International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland Souvenir pressed glass plate from International Exhibition of Science, Art & Industry, Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland
Glasgow International Exhibition (1901) Kelvingrove Art Gallery was opened as part of Glasgow International Exhibition. Glasgow, Scotland Fireplace by Ernest Archibald Taylor made by Wylie & Lochhead of Glasgow & shown at Exhibition of Art, Science & Industry at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland Commemorative plate with main building of Glasgow International Exhibition by Nautilus Porcelain Co. of Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) Charles Rennie Mackintosh portrait by Francis Henry Newbery, director of Renfrew St. school which Mackintosh designed at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Mackintosh designed oval medallion on rear facade at Scotland Street School. Glasgow, Scotland Drawing room fireplace area with inset shelves at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland

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