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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Illustrations from a 1909 Issue of the Scottish Historical Review

Medieval War Flails

Incomplete Roman Inscription Naming Lollius Ureicus, at Corstopitum

Slab Incribed in Latin, Found at High Rochester (Bremenium)

Sculpted Group of Lion and Stag Discovered at Corstopitum

Prince Charles Edward Stewart

Wearing His Plaids ~ From Coloured Engraving by Cooper, Edinburgh 1745
(Also Known as Bonnie Prince Charlie)

Prince Charles Edward Stewart's Pistols

University of Glasgow, Circa 1790
(Founded in 1451)

Scottish Ecclesiastical Pewter Vessels
Awesome book, great reading format.

President Pierre Jeannin, falsely rumored to have been a Titian painting of George Buchanan.

A copy of the above rumored Titian.
Be warned, this old book is in French language.

Painter Unknown, French School
In French language, c1695 (This is in an awesome format for reading, however).

Sir Philip Sidney
He was a dandy!
Exploring these old books has introduced me to so many learning opportunities.
A convenient sampling of his poems.

Montrose Coat of Arms
Storks, Sea Shells

Morton Coat of Arms
Twins, Oak Tree, Wild Boar
("Lock Sicker" is Latin for:  "Do Thy Diligence, Locke")

Dean John Colet ~ Doctor of Theology
The Life of Dr. John Colet, by Samuel Knight, c1823

Hebrew Inscription in Glasgow Cathedral

Inscription in Glasgow Cathedral
Title Page
Russian Conquest of the Caucasus
Celtic Scotland in the War of Independence

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