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Rampart Collection (#3)

"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: 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

Background imageRampart Collection: The Alcazaba, a Moorish fortification built in 835. A Unesco World Heritage Site, Merida

The Alcazaba, a Moorish fortification built in 835. A Unesco World Heritage Site, Merida. Spain

Background imageRampart Collection: Panteli Castle At Night, Leros, Dodecanese, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Panteli Castle At Night, Leros, Dodecanese, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: View from Baluarte de Santa Llucia to D Alt Vila, Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain

View from Baluarte de Santa Llucia to D Alt Vila, Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain

Background imageRampart Collection: The 13th century medieval castle of Alandroal. Alentejo, Portugal

The 13th century medieval castle of Alandroal. Alentejo, Portugal

Background imageRampart Collection: The 12th century castle of Palmela and the Pousada (Hotel) with wide views to the

The 12th century castle of Palmela and the Pousada (Hotel) with wide views to the Arrabida Nature Park. Portugal

Background imageRampart Collection: The 9th century village of Marvao with Arab origin. Portugal

The 9th century village of Marvao with Arab origin. Portugal

Background imageRampart Collection: The coastal fishing village of Sesimbra and the beach. Portugal

The coastal fishing village of Sesimbra and the beach. Portugal

Background imageRampart Collection: Oman, Nizwa. Nizwa fort

Oman, Nizwa. Nizwa fort

Background imageRampart Collection: The 17th century Amerhidil kasbah, Skoura. Morocco

The 17th century Amerhidil kasbah, Skoura. Morocco

Background imageRampart Collection: Ouled Otmane Kasbah, Draa Valley. Morocco

Ouled Otmane Kasbah, Draa Valley. Morocco

Background imageRampart Collection: The walled city of Essaouira facing the vast Atlantic Ocean. Morocco

The walled city of Essaouira facing the vast Atlantic Ocean. Morocco

Background imageRampart Collection: Essaouira, a Unesco World Heritage Site. Morocco

Essaouira, a Unesco World Heritage Site. Morocco

Background imageRampart Collection: A magnificent 16th century Kasbah, Timiderte. Draa Valley

A magnificent 16th century Kasbah, Timiderte. Draa Valley

Background imageRampart Collection: The walled city of Essaouira, a Unesco World Heritage Site, facing the vast Atlantic

The walled city of Essaouira, a Unesco World Heritage Site, facing the vast Atlantic Ocean. Morocco

Background imageRampart Collection: Torre del Bujaco (Bujaco Tower), a moorish fortification, and the Plaza Mayor, a Unesco

Torre del Bujaco (Bujaco Tower), a moorish fortification, and the Plaza Mayor, a Unesco World Heritage Site. Caceres, Spain

Background imageRampart Collection: Spain, Castile and Leon, Segovia. The Alcazar and cathedral at sunset

Spain, Castile and Leon, Segovia. The Alcazar and cathedral at sunset

Background imageRampart Collection: The medieval castle of Chinchon. Castilla La Mancha, Spain

The medieval castle of Chinchon. Castilla La Mancha, Spain

Background imageRampart Collection: The 13th century medieval castle of Olivenza. Extremadura, Spain

The 13th century medieval castle of Olivenza. Extremadura, Spain

Background imageRampart Collection: The medieval Castle of San Servando near the Tagus River

The medieval Castle of San Servando near the Tagus River. It was occupied by the Knights Templar. A Unesco World Heritage Site, Toledo. Castilla la Mancha, Spain

Background imageRampart Collection: The medieval castle of Albuquerque (Luna Castle) dating back to the 13th century

The medieval castle of Albuquerque (Luna Castle) dating back to the 13th century. Albuquerque, Spain

Background imageRampart Collection: The medieval walled city of Estremoz. Alentejo, Portugal

The medieval walled city of Estremoz. Alentejo, Portugal

Background imageRampart Collection: Veiros medieval castle. Alentejo, Portugal

Veiros medieval castle. Alentejo, Portugal

Background imageRampart Collection: Ramparts of the Castelo dos Mouros (Castle of the Moors), dating back to the 10th century

Ramparts of the Castelo dos Mouros (Castle of the Moors), dating back to the 10th century, in the middle of the Sintra mountain range forest, a Unesco World Heritage Site. Portugal

Background imageRampart Collection: Castelo dos Mouros (Castle of the Moors), dating back to the 10th century, in the

Castelo dos Mouros (Castle of the Moors), dating back to the 10th century, in the middle of the Sintra mountain range forest. A Unesco World Heritage Site. Portugal

Background imageRampart Collection: France, Languedoc, Lastours, Cathar castles (MR)

France, Languedoc, Lastours, Cathar castles (MR)

Background imageRampart Collection: France, Languedoc, Carcassonne, man taking photograph from walls at dusk (MR)

France, Languedoc, Carcassonne, man taking photograph from walls at dusk (MR)

Background imageRampart Collection: France, Languedoc, Carcassonne, Woman looking at view from walls at dusk (MR)

France, Languedoc, Carcassonne, Woman looking at view from walls at dusk (MR)

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

France, Languedoc, Carcassonne, Woman and girl walking to Aude gate (MR)

Background imageRampart Collection: France, Languedoc, Carcassonne, Man photographing woman (MR)

France, Languedoc, Carcassonne, Man photographing woman (MR)

Background imageRampart Collection: Detail of the Double City Gates (Qosa qala Qapisi) dating back to the 12th century

Detail of the Double City Gates (Qosa qala Qapisi) dating back to the 12th century, the main entrance to the old city, a Unesco World Heritage Site. Baku, Azerbaijan

Background imageRampart Collection: The fortress of the coastal fishing village of Sesimbra and the beach. Portugal

The fortress of the coastal fishing village of Sesimbra and the beach. Portugal

Background imageRampart Collection: Torre de Belem (Belem Tower), in the Tagus river, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built

Torre de Belem (Belem Tower), in the Tagus river, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built in the 16th century in Portuguese Manueline Style at twilight

Background imageRampart Collection: Trujillo and the Plaza Mayor in the evening. Spain

Trujillo and the Plaza Mayor in the evening. Spain

Background imageRampart Collection: Iraq - Tallisim tower of ancient Baghdad rampart

Iraq - Tallisim tower of ancient Baghdad rampart
3790495 Iraq - Tallisim tower of ancient Baghdad rampart; (add.info.: Iraq - Tallisim the tower of the ancient Baghdad rampart which was built by Abu Jaffar el Mansour the first founder of Baghdad in)

Background imageRampart Collection: View of Bastion, cannons, ramparts, Cathedral and Dalt Vila old town at dusk

View of Bastion, cannons, ramparts, Cathedral and Dalt Vila old town at dusk, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ibiza Town, Balearic Islands, Spain, Mediterranean, Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: Hundred Years War: Philippe VI of Valois asks for asylum at the Chateau de Broye (1346)

Hundred Years War: Philippe VI of Valois asks for asylum at the Chateau de Broye (1346), 1896 (illustration)
7304535 Hundred Years War: Philippe VI of Valois asks for asylum at the Chateau de Broye (1346), 1896 (illustration) by Job, pseudonym for Onfray de Breville

Background imageRampart Collection: The Castle of the Spaniards in Antwerp (oil on panel)

The Castle of the Spaniards in Antwerp (oil on panel)
471498 The Castle of the Spaniards in Antwerp (oil on panel) by Netherlandish School; 73x112 cm; Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, Belgium; © Art in Flanders

Background imageRampart Collection: Mont Saint-Michel. Western Gate to the Barbican at Chatelet, 1880 (oil on canvas)

Mont Saint-Michel. Western Gate to the Barbican at Chatelet, 1880 (oil on canvas)
7312337 Mont Saint-Michel. Western Gate to the Barbican at Chatelet, 1880 (oil on canvas) by Lansyer, Emmanuel (1835-93); Musee Lansyer, Loches, France; (add.info.: Emmanuel Lansyer)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Bastion des Ormes, interior of the Chateau de Clisson, 1884 (painting)

The Bastion des Ormes, interior of the Chateau de Clisson, 1884 (painting)
7312338 The Bastion des Ormes, interior of the Chateau de Clisson, 1884 (painting) by Lansyer, Emmanuel (1835-93); Musee Lansyer, Loches, France; (add.info.: Emmanuel Lansyer, born February 19)

Background imageRampart Collection: Gate to the castle of Loches. 1888 (oil on canvas)

Gate to the castle of Loches. 1888 (oil on canvas)
7312330 Gate to the castle of Loches. 1888 (oil on canvas) by Lansyer, Emmanuel (1835-93); Musee Lansyer, Loches, France; (add.info.: Emmanuel Lansyer, born February 19)

Background imageRampart Collection: Bird's-eye-view of a military camp with fortifications, 1684 (pen and brown ink on paper)

Bird's-eye-view of a military camp with fortifications, 1684 (pen and brown ink on paper)
7308316 Bird's-eye-view of a military camp with fortifications, 1684 (pen and brown ink on paper) by Flamen, Albert (c.1620 - after 1693); 16.7x20.2 cm; Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford




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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.