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Rampart Collection (#4)

"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: 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

Background imageRampart Collection: 'When you give me back my leg, I'll give you my place back' Pierre Daumesnil (1814)

"When you give me back my leg, I'll give you my place back" Pierre Daumesnil (1814), 1896 (illustration)
7304529 "When you give me back my leg, I'll give you my place back" Pierre Daumesnil (1814), 1896 (illustration) by Job, pseudonym for Onfray de Breville

Background imageRampart Collection: Conway Castle, North Wales, 1798 (w/c & gum arabic and graphite)

Conway Castle, North Wales, 1798 (w/c & gum arabic and graphite)
7312248 Conway Castle, North Wales, 1798 (w/c & gum arabic and graphite) by Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775-1851); 53.7 -- 76.5 cm; J

Background imageRampart Collection: The Monument to Queen Louise in the Palace Garden at Hildburghausen in 1880, Thuringia, Germany

The Monument to Queen Louise in the Palace Garden at Hildburghausen in 1880, Thuringia, Germany
7279881 The Monument to Queen Louise in the Palace Garden at Hildburghausen in 1880, Thuringia, Germany by Unknown Artist

Background imageRampart Collection: Hohnstein Castle, Hohnstein Castle, a medieval castle in the village of the same name

Hohnstein Castle, Hohnstein Castle, a medieval castle in the village of the same name
7278881 Hohnstein Castle, Hohnstein Castle, a medieval castle in the village of the same name by Unknown Artist, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Hohnstein Castle, Hohnstein Castle)

Background imageRampart Collection: Ruin of Ebernburg Castle

Ruin of Ebernburg Castle
7278757 Ruin of Ebernburg Castle by Unknown Artist, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Ruin of Ebernburg Castle)

Background imageRampart Collection: Frederick the Great, Frederick II 1712-1786 is received in the Wernburg Regiment, Historical

Frederick the Great, Frederick II 1712-1786 is received in the Wernburg Regiment, Historical
7279642 Frederick the Great, Frederick II 1712-1786 is received in the Wernburg Regiment, Historical by Unknown Artist, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Frederick the Great)

Background imageRampart Collection: Castle of Lorca in 1860, Murcia, Spain, Historical, digital reproduction of an original 19th

Castle of Lorca in 1860, Murcia, Spain, Historical, digital reproduction of an original 19th century painting, Europe
7279797 Castle of Lorca in 1860, Murcia, Spain, Historical, digital reproduction of an original 19th century painting, Europe by Unknown Artist

Background imageRampart Collection: The Peak Fort on Madeira near Funchal, Portugal, 1880

The Peak Fort on Madeira near Funchal, Portugal, 1880
7279035 The Peak Fort on Madeira near Funchal, Portugal, 1880 by Unknown Artist, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Peak Fort on Madeira near Funchal, Portugal, 1880, Historic)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Minneburg, ivory mirror capsule from the Reun Monastery

The Minneburg, ivory mirror capsule from the Reun Monastery
7279788 The Minneburg, ivory mirror capsule from the Reun Monastery by Unknown Artist, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Minneburg, ivory mirror capsule from the Reun Monastery)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Edinburgh Castle, 1833 (engraving)

The Edinburgh Castle, 1833 (engraving)
7273641 The Edinburgh Castle, 1833 (engraving) by Dobler, Georg (19th century) (after); 19.7x29.0 cm; JMK Archiv, Bremen, Germany; (add.info)

Background imageRampart Collection: Figures Outside an Inn by the Town Walls in Summertime, 1635-76 (oil on panel)

Figures Outside an Inn by the Town Walls in Summertime, 1635-76 (oil on panel)
7286013 Figures Outside an Inn by the Town Walls in Summertime, 1635-76 (oil on panel) by Molenaer, Claes (Nicolaes) (1630-76); 22x30 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageRampart Collection: Profile of the Fortress and Castle of Salses (coloured engraving)

Profile of the Fortress and Castle of Salses (coloured engraving)
354840 Profile of the Fortress and Castle of Salses (coloured engraving) by French School, (17th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Erzurum Offensive (Poster), 1916 (chromolitho)

The Erzurum Offensive (Poster), 1916 (chromolitho)
FIA5403479 The Erzurum Offensive (Poster), 1916 (chromolitho) by Anonymous; 42x60 cm; Private Collection; Photo © Fine Art Images

Background imageRampart Collection: Plan of the Citadel of Turin during the siege of 1640 (colour litho)

Plan of the Citadel of Turin during the siege of 1640 (colour litho)
354818 Plan of the Citadel of Turin during the siege of 1640 (colour litho) by Blaeu, Joan (1596-1673) (after); Historical Archive, Turin, Italy; Index Fototeca

Background imageRampart Collection: Plan of the tower and the moat of the citadel of Turin, 1664 (colour litho)

Plan of the tower and the moat of the citadel of Turin, 1664 (colour litho)
354816 Plan of the tower and the moat of the citadel of Turin, 1664 (colour litho) by Italian School, (17th century) (after); Historical Archive, Turin, Italy; Index Fototeca

Background imageRampart Collection: Fortress Klumm im Innthale, 1833 (engraving)

Fortress Klumm im Innthale, 1833 (engraving)
7273663 Fortress Klumm im Innthale, 1833 (engraving) by Martini, Johann Georg (1785-1842); 29.0x19.9 cm; JMK Archiv, Bremen, Germany; (add.info.: Captions Veste Klumm im Innthale in Tyrol. and Aus d)

Background imageRampart Collection: Arabs defending the city of Mallorca from attack by King James I the Conqueror in 1229

Arabs defending the city of Mallorca from attack by King James I the Conqueror in 1229
IND364409 Arabs defending the city of Mallorca from attack by King James I the Conqueror in 1229, fragment of The Conquest of Mallorca

Background imageRampart Collection: Plan of the Citadel of Turin in 1664 (colour litho)

Plan of the Citadel of Turin in 1664 (colour litho)
354817 Plan of the Citadel of Turin in 1664 (colour litho) by Italian School, (17th century) (after); Historical Archive, Turin, Italy; Index Fototeca

Background imageRampart Collection: View of Strasbourg, c. 1659 (engraving)

View of Strasbourg, c. 1659 (engraving)
IND113610 View of Strasbourg, c.1659 (engraving) by Perelle, Adam (1638-95); Biblioteca de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain; Index Fototeca

Background imageRampart Collection: New Brighton, Wallasey, Merseyside, England

New Brighton, Wallasey, Merseyside, England
7269170 New Brighton, Wallasey, Merseyside, England by Newnes, George (1851-1910); Private Collection; (add.info.: New Brighton, Wallasey, Merseyside, England)

Background imageRampart Collection: Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales
7269226 Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales. by Newnes, George (1851-1910); Private Collection; (add.info.: Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales. St. Catherines Rock and Fort, seen here in the 19th century)

Background imageRampart Collection: Lugo, 1835 (engraving)

Lugo, 1835 (engraving)
7268720 Lugo, 1835 (engraving) by Prout, Samuel (1783-1852); 19.5x27.5 cm; JMK Archiv, Bremen, Germany; (add.info.: Image caption Lugo, From Art Stance. d. Bibliogr. Instit. in Hildbh)

Background imageRampart Collection: Belgrade, 1838 (engraving)

Belgrade, 1838 (engraving)
7268726 Belgrade, 1838 (engraving) by Poppel, Johann Gabriel Friedrich (1807-82); 19.7x28.2 cm; JMK Archiv, Bremen, Germany; (add.info.: Caption Belgrade, From Art Stanst. D. Bibliogr. Inst)

Background imageRampart Collection: Falkenstein am Harz, 1854 (engraving)

Falkenstein am Harz, 1854 (engraving)
7268697 Falkenstein am Harz, 1854 (engraving) by Rottmann, Carl (1797-1850); 10.5x15.4 cm; JMK Archiv, Bremen, Germany; (add.info.: Image caption Falkenstein am Harz, Aus der Kunstanst. D. Bibliogr)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Events in China, a Corpse Stripper Surprised by Soldiers of European Troops (colour Litho)

The Events in China, a Corpse Stripper Surprised by Soldiers of European Troops (colour Litho)
2798376 The Events in China, a Corpse Stripper Surprised by Soldiers of European Troops (colour Litho) by Beltrame, Achille (1871-1945); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Events in China)

Background imageRampart Collection: The victorious French coup at Verdun, the assault of the colonial troops on the Douaumont fort

The victorious French coup at Verdun, the assault of the colonial troops on the Douaumont fort (colour litho)
2777596 The victorious French coup at Verdun, the assault of the colonial troops on the Douaumont fort (colour litho) by Beltrame

Background imageRampart Collection: Ruined British Barracks on Brimstone Hill, St. Kitts (photo)

Ruined British Barracks on Brimstone Hill, St. Kitts (photo)
3481455 Ruined British Barracks on Brimstone Hill, St. Kitts (photo); (add.info.: Ruined 18th Century British Barracks at the Fortress of Brimstone Hill, on the island of St)

Background imageRampart Collection: The war of the five peoples, the Bulgarian army advancing towards Adrianople conquers Kirk

The war of the five peoples, the Bulgarian army advancing towards Adrianople conquers Kirk Kilisse... (colour litho)
2808527 The war of the five peoples, the Bulgarian army advancing towards Adrianople conquers Kirk Kilisse... (colour litho) by Beltrame

Background imageRampart Collection: The victorious operations in Tripolitania (colour litho)

The victorious operations in Tripolitania (colour litho)
2809179 The victorious operations in Tripolitania (colour litho) by Beltrame, Achille (1871-1945); Private Collection; (add.info.: The victorious operations in Tripolitania)

Background imageRampart Collection: Discarded Confederate mortar at abandoned Fort Johnson, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina

Discarded Confederate mortar at abandoned Fort Johnson, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, 1865 (b / w photo)
867775 Discarded Confederate mortar at abandoned Fort Johnson, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, 1865 (b/w photo) by American Photographer

Background imageRampart Collection: Two Knights do battle before Cameliard, illustration from The Story of King Arthur

Two Knights do battle before Cameliard, illustration from The Story of King Arthur and his Knights, 1903 (litho)
STC335700 Two Knights do battle before Cameliard, illustration from The Story of King Arthur and his Knights, 1903 (litho) by Pyle, Howard (1853-1911); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection

Background imageRampart Collection: The Forbidden Hinterland of Tripoli, Discoveries in the Unknown Sahara (b / w photo)

The Forbidden Hinterland of Tripoli, Discoveries in the Unknown Sahara (b / w photo)
1629216 The Forbidden Hinterland of Tripoli, Discoveries in the Unknown Sahara (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageRampart Collection: View from the Fortress of Brimstone Hill, St. Kitts (photo)

View from the Fortress of Brimstone Hill, St. Kitts (photo)
3481456 View from the Fortress of Brimstone Hill, St. Kitts (photo); (add.info.: 18th Century British Fortress of Brimstone Hill, on the island of St. Kitts in the Caribbean.); © Don Troiani

Background imageRampart Collection: Valletta, Malta, 1780 (coloured engraving)

Valletta, Malta, 1780 (coloured engraving)
1729632 Valletta, Malta, 1780 (coloured engraving) by Duplessi-Bertaux, Jean (1747-1819); (add.info.: Valletta, Malta, engraving by Duplessis-Bertaux after Vernet and Ambrun 1780)

Background imageRampart Collection: Ruined British Barracks on Brimstone Hill, St. Kitts (photo)

Ruined British Barracks on Brimstone Hill, St. Kitts (photo)
3481454 Ruined British Barracks on Brimstone Hill, St. Kitts (photo); (add.info.: Ruined 18th Century British Barracks at the Fortress of Brimstone Hill, on the island of St)

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90035715

DDE-90035715
Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik. Old city on the Adriatic Sea Date: 30/08/2007

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90035246

DDE-90035246
Esbaluard, Museum of Modern Art and city ramparts, Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain. Date: 22/01/2010

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90032828

DDE-90032828
Italy, Verona Province, Torri del Benaco. Il Castello Scaligero. Date: 19/05/2006

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90032502

DDE-90032502
Le Mura, The City Walls, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy, Europe Date: 22/01/2009

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90032486

DDE-90032486
The Tower of the Citadel and Arno River, Pisa, Tuscany, Italy, Europe Date: 16/08/2008

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029758

DDE-90029758
Inside the fortified Cite Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France. Date: 18/03/2010

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029757

DDE-90029757
Guard turrets along the ramparts of the medieval village of Carcassonne, Languedo-Roussillon, France. Date: 18/03/2010

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029756

DDE-90029756
Front entry gate to medieval village of Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France. Date: 18/03/2010

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029692

DDE-90029692
Back entrance to La Cite Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Date: 16/09/2009

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029546

DDE-90029546
Tarascon Castle near Arles, Provence, France. Date: 20/01/2009

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029468

DDE-90029468
Setting sunlight over town of Carcassonne and River Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Date: 24/11/2008




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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.