History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

09 February, 2012

Scotland by Photochrom

Another set of photochroms! (for a couple more details on photochroms, see this post; basically they are photographs crossed with lithograms). Today, a tour of Scotland, 1890s. 


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Carrick Castle, Loch Goil. Source



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Loch Lomond from Tarbet. Source



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Loch Tummel. Source



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Iona Abbey. Source



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A general view of Dollar. Source



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The Wallace Monument, Stirling. Source



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Dunottar Castle. Source



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The High Street in Dumfries. Source



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Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh. Source



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Prince's Street, Edinburgh. Source



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Sweetheart Abbey, Dumfries, Scotland. Source



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Melrose Abbey. Source



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Islands from Luss Quarries, Loch Lomond. Source



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Kilchurn Castle, Loch Awe. Source



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Hotel and Ben Lui, Loch Awe. Source



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The Auld Brig O'Doon in Alloway, Ayrshire. Source



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Bridge of Allan (the name of a town, not a bridge) from Abbey Craig. Source



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The cathedral in Glasgow. Source



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Stirling Castle. Source



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Fort William and Ben Nevis. Source



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Balmoral Castle (the Royal Family's summer home). Source



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Caveney Brae, Banff. Source



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Edinburgh from the Castle. Source



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Inverary from the south. Source



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Glasgow University. Source



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Threave Castle, Castle Douglas. Source



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The summit of Ben Nevis, Scotland's (and Britain's) highest mountain. Source



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A bridge in Aberfeldy. Source



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The Sands, Dumfries. Source



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The castle in Rothesay. Source



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The Tay Valley from Kinnoul Hill. Source

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

I love viewing these old Photochrom travel shots. Keep them coming!

Ballater hotels said...

Great shots, indeed. In my opinion Scotland is one of the most beautiful and adventurous countries in Europe. It offers great holiday opportunities.

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