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Rampart Collection (#5)

"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: 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

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

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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

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029454

DDE-90029454
Dawn in a vineyard overlooking la Cite Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Date: 24/11/2008

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029453

DDE-90029453
Dawn in a vineyard overlooking la Cite Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Date: 24/11/2008

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029451

DDE-90029451
Twilight at the entry gate to La Cite Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Date: 24/11/2008

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029450

DDE-90029450
Twilight at the entry gate to La Cite Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Date: 24/11/2008

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029435

DDE-90029435
La Cite Carcassonne, Fortified Medieval town, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Date: 24/11/2008

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029434

DDE-90029434
La Cite Carcassonne, Fortified Medieval town, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Date: 24/11/2008

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029416

DDE-90029416
Entrance to medieval town of Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Date: 24/11/2008

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029414

DDE-90029414
Twilight over Carcassonne and river Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Date: 24/11/2008

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DDE-90029415
Entrance to medieval town of Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Date: 24/11/2008

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029413

DDE-90029413
Twilight over Carcassonne and river Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Date: 24/11/2008

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029392

DDE-90029392
Castle inside La Cite Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon France Date: 24/11/2008

Background imageRampart Collection: DDE-90029385

DDE-90029385
Medieval town of Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Date: 24/11/2008

Background imageRampart Collection: View of Fort Rhotas near Chillianwalla, c1891. Creator: James Grant

View of Fort Rhotas near Chillianwalla, c1891. Creator: James Grant
View of Fort Rhotas near Chillianwalla, c1891. From " Cassells Illustrated History of India Vol. II.", by James Grant. [Cassell Petter & Galpin, London, Paris and New York]

Background imageRampart Collection: Roveredo, 1837 (engraving)

Roveredo, 1837 (engraving)
7262305 Roveredo, 1837 (engraving) by Daut, Ludwig (1787-1859); 9.6x14.1 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Ludwig Daut (1787-1859) Captions Roveredo and Aus d. Kunstanst. D. Bibliogr. Instit

Background imageRampart Collection: Gotha, 1835 (engraving)

Gotha, 1835 (engraving)
7262299 Gotha, 1835 (engraving) by Unknown Artist, (19th century); 9.4x14.9 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Captions Gotha and Aus d. Kunstanst. D. Bibliogr. Instit. In Hildbh)

Background imageRampart Collection: Catalan Atlas, Sheet 10, 1375 (pen with coloured inks on parchment)

Catalan Atlas, Sheet 10, 1375 (pen with coloured inks on parchment)
5054670 Catalan Atlas, Sheet 10, 1375 (pen with coloured inks on parchment) by Cresques, Abraham (1325-87); Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France; (add.info.: World map made in Majorca)

Background imageRampart Collection: Seida (The Old Sidon), 1854 (engraving)

Seida (The Old Sidon), 1854 (engraving)
7262313 Seida (The Old Sidon), 1854 (engraving) by Unknown Artist, (19th century); 9.4x14.6 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Caption Seida (The Old Sidon) in Syria, Aus d. Kunstanst. D. Bibliogr

Background imageRampart Collection: Neuhaus Castle on the Danube, 1838 (engraving)

Neuhaus Castle on the Danube, 1838 (engraving)
7262308 Neuhaus Castle on the Danube, 1838 (engraving) by Unknown Artist, (19th century); 9.5x14.8 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Caption Schloss Neuhaus an der Donau in Ober-Oesterreich, Aus d)

Background imageRampart Collection: Hohenstaufen, 1847 (engraving)

Hohenstaufen, 1847 (engraving)
7262291 Hohenstaufen, 1847 (engraving) by Reiss, C. (fl.1842); 10.2x15.0 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: C. Reiss del. Captions Hohenstaufen and Aus d. Kunstanst. D. Bibliogr. Instit. In Hildbh)

Background imageRampart Collection: A Small Fort, 1810-65 (Watercolour)

A Small Fort, 1810-65 (Watercolour)
7261660 A Small Fort, 1810-65 (Watercolour) by Pretty, Edward (1792-1865); Maidstone Museum and Art Gallery, Kent, UK; (add.info.: A small fort)

Background imageRampart Collection: Bey Caen, 1856 (engraving)

Bey Caen, 1856 (engraving)
7262306 Bey Caen, 1856 (engraving) by Unknown Artist, (19th century); 10.5x15.5 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Captions Bey Caen (Brittany) and Aus d. Kunstanst. D. Bibliogr. Instit. In Hildbh

Background imageRampart Collection: Chinese figures (one an archer), 1793 (Watercolour)

Chinese figures (one an archer), 1793 (Watercolour)
7261518 Chinese figures (one an archer), 1793 (Watercolour) by Alexander, William (1767-1816); 14x16.5 cm; Maidstone Museum and Art Gallery, Kent, UK; (add.info.: Chinese figures (one an archer)

Background imageRampart Collection: Stolzenfels Castle, 1835 (engraving)

Stolzenfels Castle, 1835 (engraving)
7262301 Stolzenfels Castle, 1835 (engraving) by Unknown Artist, (19th century); 11.1x15.8 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Captions Burg Stolzenfels am Rhein and Aus d. Kunstanst. D. Bibliogr)

Background imageRampart Collection: Feste Vano Near Grigno, 1847 (engraving)

Feste Vano Near Grigno, 1847 (engraving)
7262288 Feste Vano Near Grigno, 1847 (engraving) by Reiss, C. (fl.1842) & Metzeroth, Bernhard (1813-48); 11.8x16.1 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: C. Reiss del)

Background imageRampart Collection: Siege of Lyon, 1793 (coloured engraving)

Siege of Lyon, 1793 (coloured engraving)
XIR195575 Siege of Lyon, 1793 (coloured engraving) by French School, (18th century); Musee de la Ville de Paris, Musee Carnavalet, Paris

Background imageRampart Collection: La Valetta, 1836 (engraving)

La Valetta, 1836 (engraving)
7259559 La Valetta, 1836 (engraving); 9.4x14.0 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Captions La Valetta, Malta and Aus d. Kunstanst. D. Bibliogr. Instit. In Hildbh. XLIII, E. Grunewald. sc)

Background imageRampart Collection: Mytilini, 1836 (engraving)

Mytilini, 1836 (engraving)
7259553 Mytilini, 1836 (engraving); 10.2x16.7 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Captions Mytilene and Aus d. Kunstanst. D. Bibliogr. Instit. In Hildbh. L. Deifel sc. Nbg. 1836)

Background imageRampart Collection: Znojmo, ca. 1840 (engraving)

Znojmo, ca. 1840 (engraving)
7259546 Znojmo, ca. 1840 (engraving); 11.0x16.0 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Captions Znojmo and Aus d. Kunstanst. D. Bibliogr. Instit. In Hildbh. and Property of the Publishers.); JMK Archiv

Background imageRampart Collection: Wurzburg, Alte Mainbrucke und Feste Marienberg; Wurzburg, Old Main Bridge and Marienberg Fortress

Wurzburg, Alte Mainbrucke und Feste Marienberg; Wurzburg, Old Main Bridge and Marienberg Fortress (b / w photo)
7164929 Wurzburg, Alte Mainbrucke und Feste Marienberg; Wurzburg, Old Main Bridge and Marienberg Fortress (b/w photo) by Hielscher, Kurt (1881-1948); Private Collection; (add.info.: Wurzburg)

Background imageRampart Collection: Countess Zrinyi exploding the powder magazine of the Castle of Szigetvar, Hungary

Countess Zrinyi exploding the powder magazine of the Castle of Szigetvar, Hungary, during its siege by the Turks
7148102 Countess Zrinyi exploding the powder magazine of the Castle of Szigetvar, Hungary, during its siege by the Turks, 1566 (engraving) by Zick

Background imageRampart Collection: The French army, religious unity and society during the reign of Louis XIV, 1661-1715 (colour litho)

The French army, religious unity and society during the reign of Louis XIV, 1661-1715 (colour litho)
5207745 The French army, religious unity and society during the reign of Louis XIV, 1661-1715 (colour litho) by Girard, Joseph (fl.1930-50); Private Collection; (add.info.: The French army)

Background imageRampart Collection: Bloody episode of the war in Champagne, the Beausejour fort taken by the French after

Bloody episode of the war in Champagne, the Beausejour fort taken by the French after... (colour litho)
2815735 Bloody episode of the war in Champagne, the Beausejour fort taken by the French after... (colour litho) by Beltrame




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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.