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Rampart Collection (#2)

"Unveiling the Magnificence of Ramparts: Exploring Historic Castles and Fortresses" Step back in time and immerse yourself in the grandeur of ramparts

Background imageRampart Collection: Lagos Castle, Lagos, Algarve, Portugal

Lagos Castle, Lagos, Algarve, Portugal

Background imageRampart Collection: Firing The Noon Day Gun At Castle Cornet, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Firing The Noon Day Gun At Castle Cornet, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Background imageRampart Collection: The Puente Romano (Roman Bridge) over the Guadiana river, dating back to the 1st century

The Puente Romano (Roman Bridge) over the Guadiana river, dating back to the 1st century BC. It is the worlds longest bridge from ancient times

Background imageRampart Collection: The castle of Trujillo dating back to the 9th-12th centuries stands at the highest

The castle of Trujillo dating back to the 9th-12th centuries stands at the highest point of the town. It was raised over the remains of an old moorish citadel. Trujillo, Spain

Background imageRampart Collection: France, Languedoc, Carcassonne, girl walking on wall to Aude gate (MR)

France, Languedoc, Carcassonne, girl walking on wall to Aude gate (MR)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Dannewerk, Kur-Graben, and East Rampart...from a plan by Lieutenant-Colonel W. Dreyer... 1864

The Dannewerk, Kur-Graben, and East Rampart...from a plan by Lieutenant-Colonel W. Dreyer... 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Dannewerk, Kur-Graben, and East Rampart - from a plan by Lieutenant-Colonel W. Dreyer, taken in 1860, 1864. By reference to the accompanying Map it will be observed that the East Rampart is so

Background imageRampart Collection: The semicircular rampart at the Dannewerk, near Bustrup, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The semicircular rampart at the Dannewerk, near Bustrup, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The semicircular rampart at the Dannewerk, near Bustrup, 1864. The Dannewerk as it now stands consists essentially of three distinct and separate earth-walls, which

Background imageRampart Collection: The Aurelian Wall in Rome, c.1809-c.1812. Creator: Josephus Augustus Knip

The Aurelian Wall in Rome, c.1809-c.1812. Creator: Josephus Augustus Knip
The Aurelian Wall in Rome, c.1809-c.1812. Construction of this 18-kilometre-long rampart began under the reign of Roman Emperor Aurelian (270-275 AD), which explains its name, the Aurelian Wall

Background imageRampart Collection: Plan of the Attack on Delhi, 1857. Creator: Unknown

Plan of the Attack on Delhi, 1857. Creator: Unknown
Plan of the Attack on Delhi, 1857. Map of the city during the period of the Indian Mutiny, showing Ludlow Castle, the River Jumna, Custom House, and section of ditch and rampart

Background imageRampart Collection: Promenading on the Ramparts of Copenhagen on the Evening of a Public Holiday in Spring, 1862

Promenading on the Ramparts of Copenhagen on the Evening of a Public Holiday in Spring, 1862

Background imageRampart Collection: Dilapidated rampart with the Weteringpoort, seen across the Buitensingel, Amsterdam, 1807

Dilapidated rampart with the Weteringpoort, seen across the Buitensingel, Amsterdam, 1807. Creator: Jan Hulswit
Dilapidated rampart with the Weteringpoort, seen across the Buitensingel, Amsterdam, 1807

Background imageRampart Collection: View of the dilapidated rampart in Amsterdam on the city side between the Muiderpoort... 1807

View of the dilapidated rampart in Amsterdam on the city side between the Muiderpoort... 1807. Creator: Jan Hulswit
View of the dilapidated rampart in Amsterdam on the city side between the Muiderpoort and the Weesperpoort, 1807

Background imageRampart Collection: York Minster, c.(between 1900 and 1910). Creator: Unknown

York Minster, c.(between 1900 and 1910). Creator: Unknown
York Minster, c.(between 1900 and 1910)

Background imageRampart Collection: View of the Citadel Ramparts Looking Towards Langelinie and the Naval Harbour, 1830-1833

View of the Citadel Ramparts Looking Towards Langelinie and the Naval Harbour, 1830-1833. Creator: Christen Købke
View of the Citadel Ramparts Looking Towards Langelinie and the Naval Harbour, 1830-1833

Background imageRampart Collection: A View towards the Swedish Coast from the Ramparts of Kronborg Castle, 1829. Creator: CW Eckersberg

A View towards the Swedish Coast from the Ramparts of Kronborg Castle, 1829. Creator: CW Eckersberg
A View towards the Swedish Coast from the Ramparts of Kronborg Castle, 1829

Background imageRampart Collection: Sketch for the office of the prefect of the Hotel de Ville in Paris: Battery on the rampart

Sketch for the office of the prefect of the Hotel de Ville in Paris: Battery on the rampart... 1889 Creator: Raoul Arus
Sketch for the office of the prefect of the Hotel de Ville in Paris: Battery on the ramparts: The siege of Paris in 1870, 1889

Background imageRampart Collection: Esquisse pour le cabinet du préfet de l'Hôtel de Ville de Paris : La garde aux remparts, 1889

Esquisse pour le cabinet du préfet de l'Hôtel de Ville de Paris : La garde aux remparts, 1889
Esquisse pour le cabinet du prefet de l'Hotel de Ville de Paris : La garde aux remparts, 1889

Background imageRampart Collection: Ceremony of the Blessing of the Sea, at Ostend, 1854. Creator: Unknown

Ceremony of the Blessing of the Sea, at Ostend, 1854. Creator: Unknown
Ceremony of the Blessing of the Sea, at Ostend [in Belgium], 1854....the annual ceremony of Blessing the Sea...is usually performed on St

Background imageRampart Collection: Exterior View of the Italian Gate of the Ramparts of the Town of Dresden, 1750

Exterior View of the Italian Gate of the Ramparts of the Town of Dresden, 1750. Creator: Bernardo Bellotto
Exterior View of the Italian Gate of the Ramparts of the Town of Dresden, 1750

Background imageRampart Collection: Sortie of the Roman garrison... from Souvenirs d'Italie: Expédition de Rome, 1854

Sortie of the Roman garrison... from Souvenirs d'Italie: Expédition de Rome, 1854. Creator: Auguste Raffet
Sortie of the Roman garrison... from Souvenirs d'Italie: Expedition de Rome, 1854

Background imageRampart Collection: From the Walls, near the Porta San Pancrazio - Rome, 1850. Creator: Unknown

From the Walls, near the Porta San Pancrazio - Rome, 1850. Creator: Unknown
From the Walls, near the Porta San Pancrazio - Rome, 1850. From "Illustrated London News", 1850

Background imageRampart Collection: Vintage late 19th century photograph - ancient Roman ruins in the Forum in Rome, Italy

Vintage late 19th century photograph - ancient Roman ruins in the Forum in Rome, Italy

Background imageRampart Collection: Excavation of the ruins of Herculaneum, Italy, 1869

Excavation of the ruins of Herculaneum, Italy, 1869
19th century vintage photograph - archaeological excvation of the ruins of Herculaneum, Italy, 1869. Located in the modern-day comune of Ercolano, Campania, Italy

Background imageRampart Collection: Castello Aragonese at Dusk, Ischia, Campania, Italy

Castello Aragonese at Dusk, Ischia, Campania, Italy

Background imageRampart Collection: Castello Aragonese at Sunset, Ischia, Campania, Italy

Castello Aragonese at Sunset, Ischia, Campania, Italy

Background imageRampart Collection: The Chateau des Baux, Les Baux-de-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France

The Chateau des Baux, Les Baux-de-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France

Background imageRampart Collection: Barrow Hill 33789_006

Barrow Hill 33789_006
Promontory fort on Barrow Hill, Somerset, 2019

Background imageRampart Collection: Portugal, Lisbon, Sao Jorge Castle and city

Portugal, Lisbon, Sao Jorge Castle and city

Background imageRampart Collection: Portugal, Lisbon, Sao Jorge Castle

Portugal, Lisbon, Sao Jorge Castle

Background imageRampart Collection: Portugal, Lisbon, Sao Jorge Castle at Dusk

Portugal, Lisbon, Sao Jorge Castle at Dusk

Background imageRampart Collection: United Kingdom, Cornwall, Marazion, St. Michaels Mount

United Kingdom, Cornwall, Marazion, St. Michaels Mount

Background imageRampart Collection: Fort Grey, Rocquaine Bay, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Fort Grey, Rocquaine Bay, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Background imageRampart Collection: Castle Cornet And The Harbour, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Castle Cornet And The Harbour, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Background imageRampart Collection: Tunisia, Sousse, Rabat - fortified Islamic monastry

Tunisia, Sousse, Rabat - fortified Islamic monastry

Background imageRampart Collection: Two People On City Walls, Oudaia Kasbah, Rabat, Morocco, North Africa

Two People On City Walls, Oudaia Kasbah, Rabat, Morocco, North Africa

Background imageRampart Collection: Old City Wall With Anti Atlas Mountain Range In The Background, Taroudant, Morocco

Old City Wall With Anti Atlas Mountain Range In The Background, Taroudant, Morocco, North Africa

Background imageRampart Collection: Bourtzi Castle and Nafplio Old Town from Palamidi Castle, Nafplio, Argolis, The

Bourtzi Castle and Nafplio Old Town from Palamidi Castle, Nafplio, Argolis, The Peloponnese, Greece, Southern Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: Filelinon Square with the Monument for the Morea Expedition and Palamidi Fortress

Filelinon Square with the Monument for the Morea Expedition and Palamidi Fortress, Old Town of Nafplio, Argolis, The Peloponnese, Greece, Southern Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: The Castle at Methoni, Messinia, The Peloponnese, Greece, Southern Europe

The Castle at Methoni, Messinia, The Peloponnese, Greece, Southern Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: Bourtzi Castle at Dusk, Nafplio, Argolis, The Peloponnese, Greece, Southern Europe

Bourtzi Castle at Dusk, Nafplio, Argolis, The Peloponnese, Greece, Southern Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: The Bell Tower at Palamidi Castle, Nafplio, Argolis, The Peloponnese, Greece, Southern

The Bell Tower at Palamidi Castle, Nafplio, Argolis, The Peloponnese, Greece, Southern Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: Bourtzi Castle at Sunrise, Nafplio, Argolis, The Peloponnese, Greece, Southern Europe

Bourtzi Castle at Sunrise, Nafplio, Argolis, The Peloponnese, Greece, Southern Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: Gate Of St. Paul, Rhodes, Dodecanese, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Gate Of St. Paul, Rhodes, Dodecanese, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: Churches At Sunset With The Monastery Of St. John In The Background, Patmos, Dodecanese

Churches At Sunset With The Monastery Of St. John In The Background, Patmos, Dodecanese, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: Restaurants and Hvar Fortress, Hvar Town, Hvar, Dalmatian Coast, Croatia, Europe

Restaurants and Hvar Fortress, Hvar Town, Hvar, Dalmatian Coast, Croatia, Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: Tunisia, Monastir, Rabat - fortified Islamic monastry

Tunisia, Monastir, Rabat - fortified Islamic monastry

Background imageRampart Collection: Tunisia, Sousse, Rabat (fort)

Tunisia, Sousse, Rabat (fort)

Background imageRampart Collection: 17th Century Fort, Lagos, Western Algarve, Algarve, Portugal, Europe

17th Century Fort, Lagos, Western Algarve, Algarve, Portugal, Europe




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"Unveiling the Magnificence of Ramparts: Exploring Historic Castles and Fortresses" Step back in time and immerse yourself in the grandeur of ramparts, as we embark on a journey through some of England's most iconic castles. From Bamburgh Castle, standing tall against the Northumberland coastline (K021974), to Dover Castle, guarding the White Cliffs with its imposing presence (K970010), these fortifications have witnessed centuries of history. Venture further south to St Mawes Castle (J870402) and Lindisfarne Castle (N080248), where their strategic locations offer breathtaking views alongside tales of battles fought and won. The enchanting beauty captured by Alonzo Chappel's painting transports us to Hamilton at Yorktown in 1781 (1755-1804), reminding us of the significance these ramparts held during pivotal moments in history. Lindisfarne Castle makes another appearance (K011703) alongside Maiden Castle (N060316) and Bamburgh Castle once more (J070053). These architectural marvels stand as testaments to human ingenuity, showcasing both strength and elegance. As night falls, Dover Castle takes on an ethereal glow that captivates all who witness it (K020968). Its illuminated ramparts create a mesmerizing spectacle that echoes with stories from long ago. Whether you are a history enthusiast or simply seeking awe-inspiring sights, these remarkable structures like Lindisfarne Castle (K880004)and Bamburgh castle (K011670) will leave you spellbound. Marvel at their intricate designs while imagining knights defending their kingdoms or soldiers strategizing within these formidable walls. Join us on this captivating journey through time as we explore the majesty and resilience embodied by these magnificent ramparts. Discover how they continue to inspire wonderment even today.