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Rampart Collection (#6)

"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: 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

Background imageRampart Collection: Roman legionaries in lorica armour and galea helmets with shields and spears during a siege

Roman legionaries in lorica armour and galea helmets with shields and spears during a siege
6339995 Roman legionaries in lorica armour and galea helmets with shields and spears during a siege by Corsi (19th century); (add.info)

Background imageRampart Collection: Fortresses, Sevastopol, 1855 (print)

Fortresses, Sevastopol, 1855 (print)
7212210 Fortresses, Sevastopol, 1855 (print) by Le Marchant Tupper, Gaspard (1826-1906); (add.info.: The Saint Nicholas, Constantine)

Background imageRampart Collection: Ship Shepherdess passing Perch Rock Fort and Lighthouse as she arrives in the Mersey (oil on canvas)

Ship Shepherdess passing Perch Rock Fort and Lighthouse as she arrives in the Mersey (oil on canvas)
7088841 Ship Shepherdess passing Perch Rock Fort and Lighthouse as she arrives in the Mersey (oil on canvas) by McMinn, Williams Kimmins (1818-98); Private Collection

Background imageRampart Collection: Entrance gate of Gwalior Fort, India (chromolitho)

Entrance gate of Gwalior Fort, India (chromolitho)
7185017 Entrance gate of Gwalior Fort, India (chromolitho) by Le Bon, Gustave (1841-1931); Private Collection; (add.info.: Entrance gate of Gwalior Fort, India)

Background imageRampart Collection: Interior of the city of Carcassonne, c. 1904 (watercolor)

Interior of the city of Carcassonne, c. 1904 (watercolor)
7228450 Interior of the city of Carcassonne, c.1904 (watercolor) by Bernier, Charles (1857-1936); Private Collection; (add.info.: Bernier, Charles (1857-1936)); Photo © Isabelle Eshraghi

Background imageRampart Collection: Children playing in the snow (litho)

Children playing in the snow (litho)
7201919 Children playing in the snow (litho) by Hassall, John (1868-1948) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Children playing in the snow)

Background imageRampart Collection: Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle
7243392 Caernarfon Castle by Newnes, George (1851-1910); Private Collection; (add.info.: Caernarfon Castle, aka Carnarvon Castle or Caernarvon Castle, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, north-west Wales)

Background imageRampart Collection: Roman legionaries in armour building fortifications

Roman legionaries in armour building fortifications
6340000 Roman legionaries in armour building fortifications by Corsi (19th century); (add.info.: Roman legionaries in armour building fortifications)

Background imageRampart Collection: French Royal Family imprisoned at The Temple fortress, Paris, French Revolution, 1792 (b / w photo)

French Royal Family imprisoned at The Temple fortress, Paris, French Revolution, 1792 (b / w photo)
7200489 French Royal Family imprisoned at The Temple fortress, Paris, French Revolution, 1792 (b/w photo) by Brichaut, Albert (died c 1901); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageRampart Collection: Coburg, Eingangstor der Feste; Coburg, Fortress Gateway (b / w photo)

Coburg, Eingangstor der Feste; Coburg, Fortress Gateway (b / w photo)
7164975 Coburg, Eingangstor der Feste; Coburg, Fortress Gateway (b/w photo) by Hielscher, Kurt (1881-1948); Private Collection; (add.info.: Coburg, Eingangstor der Feste; Coburg, Fortress Gateway)

Background imageRampart Collection: Tower project, Illustration from 'De re Militari', by Italian engineer Roberto Valturio (1405-1475)

Tower project, Illustration from "De re Militari", by Italian engineer Roberto Valturio (1405-1475)
AIS5363872 Tower project, Illustration from " De re Militari", by Italian engineer Roberto Valturio (1405-1475), 1472 (illuminated manuscript) by Vendramin, Giovanni (fl)

Background imageRampart Collection: The reign of Charles X of France, 1824-1830 (colour litho)

The reign of Charles X of France, 1824-1830 (colour litho)
5207761 The reign of Charles X of France, 1824-1830 (colour litho) by Girard, Joseph (fl.1930-50); Private Collection; (add.info.: The reign of Charles X of France, 1824-1830)

Background imageRampart Collection: The momentum of our offensives, as an Austrian stakeout at the Passo della... (colour litho)

The momentum of our offensives, as an Austrian stakeout at the Passo della... (colour litho)
2815787 The momentum of our offensives, as an Austrian stakeout at the Passo della... (colour litho) by Beltrame, Achille (1871-1945); Private Collection; (add.info.: The momentum of our offensives)

Background imageRampart Collection: Treasons Gate and ramparts, Trancoso Castle, Serra da Estrela, Centro, Portugal, Europe

Treasons Gate and ramparts, Trancoso Castle, Serra da Estrela, Centro, Portugal, Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: Trancoso old town viewed from the castle ramparts, Trancoso, Serra da Estrela, Centro, Portugal

Trancoso old town viewed from the castle ramparts, Trancoso, Serra da Estrela, Centro, Portugal, Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: Treasons Gate and ramparts at twilight, Trancoso Castle, Serra da Estrela, Centro, Portugal, Europe

Treasons Gate and ramparts at twilight, Trancoso Castle, Serra da Estrela, Centro, Portugal, Europe

Background imageRampart Collection: Tarifa, the landing place of the Moorish General, Tarik (litho)

Tarifa, the landing place of the Moorish General, Tarik (litho)
7170973 Tarifa, the landing place of the Moorish General, Tarik (litho) by American School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Tarifa, the landing place of the Moorish General, Tarik)

Background imageRampart Collection: Soldiers fighting at Carthaginian fortifications (engraving)

Soldiers fighting at Carthaginian fortifications (engraving)
7147275 Soldiers fighting at Carthaginian fortifications (engraving) by Chenavard, Paul Marc Joseph (1807-1895); Private Collection; (add.info.: Soldiers fighting at Carthaginian fortifications)

Background imageRampart Collection: Coins of Cities and Countries, Ulia - Zeugma (engraving)

Coins of Cities and Countries, Ulia - Zeugma (engraving)
7164195 Coins of Cities and Countries, Ulia - Zeugma (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Coins of Cities and Countries, Ulia - Zeugma)

Background imageRampart Collection: Samaria (engraving)

Samaria (engraving)
7180892 Samaria (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Samaria. Illustration for The Picture Scrap Book or Happy Hours at Home (Religious Tract Society)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Dariel Pass (litho)

The Dariel Pass (litho)
7171087 The Dariel Pass (litho) by American School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Dariel Pass. Illustration for The World and its People, a Comprehensive Tour of All Lands)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Citadel of Cairo (litho)

The Citadel of Cairo (litho)
7171036 The Citadel of Cairo (litho) by American School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Citadel of Cairo)

Background imageRampart Collection: A Danish Fort, in the Isle of Skie (engraving)

A Danish Fort, in the Isle of Skie (engraving)
7170319 A Danish Fort, in the Isle of Skie (engraving) by English School, (18th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: A Danish Fort, in the Isle of Skie)

Background imageRampart Collection: Ring of the Avars, Pannonia, late 8th Century (engraving)

Ring of the Avars, Pannonia, late 8th Century (engraving)
7173385 Ring of the Avars, Pannonia, late 8th Century (engraving) by German School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Ring of the Avars, Pannonia, late 8th Century)

Background imageRampart Collection: Tour de Nesle, Paris, in the 16th Century (engraving)

Tour de Nesle, Paris, in the 16th Century (engraving)
7185748 Tour de Nesle, Paris, in the 16th Century (engraving) by Silvestre, Israel, the Younger (1621-91) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Tour de Nesle, Paris, in the 16th Century)

Background imageRampart Collection: Tower defended by dogs, 15th Century (engraving)

Tower defended by dogs, 15th Century (engraving)
7185675 Tower defended by dogs, 15th Century (engraving) by French School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Tower defended by dogs, 15th Century)

Background imageRampart Collection: Castle of the Archbishops of Reims, France (engraving)

Castle of the Archbishops of Reims, France (engraving)
7185136 Castle of the Archbishops of Reims, France (engraving) by French School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Castle of the Archbishops of Reims, France)

Background imageRampart Collection: Diwan-i Khas (Hall of Private Audience), Red Fort, Delhi, India (chromolitho)

Diwan-i Khas (Hall of Private Audience), Red Fort, Delhi, India (chromolitho)
7185015 Diwan-i Khas (Hall of Private Audience), Red Fort, Delhi, India (chromolitho) by French School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Diwan-i Khas (Hall of Private Audience)

Background imageRampart Collection: Rhein-Lande: Schloss Stolzenfets u Capetion (b / w photo)

Rhein-Lande: Schloss Stolzenfets u Capetion (b / w photo)
7188066 Rhein-Lande: Schloss Stolzenfets u Capetion (b/w photo) by German Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Schloss Stolzenfets u Capetion)

Background imageRampart Collection: A Sixteenth Century 'Coffre-fort'(coloured engraving)

A Sixteenth Century "Coffre-fort"(coloured engraving)
7159170 A Sixteenth Century " Coffre-fort" (coloured engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageRampart Collection: Caesarea (engraving)

Caesarea (engraving)
7180873 Caesarea (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Caesarea. Illustration for The Picture Scrap Book or Happy Hours at Home (Religious Tract Society)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Rock of Trichinopoly (litho)

The Rock of Trichinopoly (litho)
7171053 The Rock of Trichinopoly (litho) by American School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Rock of Trichinopoly)

Background imageRampart Collection: Church of Saint-Leger de Royat, France (engraving)

Church of Saint-Leger de Royat, France (engraving)
7157481 Church of Saint-Leger de Royat, France (engraving) by European School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Church of Saint-Leger de Royat, France)

Background imageRampart Collection: Dutch fortifications and port of Batavia, Java (engraving)

Dutch fortifications and port of Batavia, Java (engraving)
7172579 Dutch fortifications and port of Batavia, Java (engraving) by English School, (18th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Dutch fortifications and port of Batavia, Java)

Background imageRampart Collection: The fortress of the Moors at Cintra (litho)

The fortress of the Moors at Cintra (litho)
7170958 The fortress of the Moors at Cintra (litho) by American School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The fortress of the Moors at Cintra)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Black-Rock Fort and Lighthouse, Liverpool (engraving)

The Black-Rock Fort and Lighthouse, Liverpool (engraving)
7169853 The Black-Rock Fort and Lighthouse, Liverpool (engraving) by Austin, Samuel (1796-1834) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Black-Rock Fort and Lighthouse, Liverpool)

Background imageRampart Collection: Inchcolm Abbey, in the Firth of Forth (engraving)

Inchcolm Abbey, in the Firth of Forth (engraving)
7170267 Inchcolm Abbey, in the Firth of Forth (engraving) by English School, (18th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Inchcolm Abbey, in the Firth of Forth)

Background imageRampart Collection: La Cote D Azur: Monte Carlo, Peintures dans la Salle de Jeu, 'La Fortune'et 'la Folie'(b / w photo)

La Cote D Azur: Monte Carlo, Peintures dans la Salle de Jeu, "La Fortune"et "la Folie"(b / w photo)
7162769 La Cote D Azur: Monte Carlo, Peintures dans la Salle de Jeu, " La Fortune" et " la Folie" (b/w photo) by French Photographer

Background imageRampart Collection: Where Roman legionaries were quartered in housesteads long distant past (litho)

Where Roman legionaries were quartered in housesteads long distant past (litho)
7183112 Where Roman legionaries were quartered in housesteads long distant past (litho) by Forestier, Amedee (1854-1930) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageRampart Collection: Castle and Fortifications erected by Henry V in Rouen (engraving)

Castle and Fortifications erected by Henry V in Rouen (engraving)
7192273 Castle and Fortifications erected by Henry V in Rouen (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Castle and Fortifications erected by Henry V in Rouen)

Background imageRampart Collection: Le Vocabulaire Illustre: Forteresse; Fortress; Festung (engraving)

Le Vocabulaire Illustre: Forteresse; Fortress; Festung (engraving)
7196042 Le Vocabulaire Illustre: Forteresse; Fortress; Festung (engraving) by European School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Forteresse; Fortress; Festung)

Background imageRampart Collection: Vue de Givet (Ardennes) et du fort Charlemont (engraving)

Vue de Givet (Ardennes) et du fort Charlemont (engraving)
7179486 Vue de Givet (Ardennes) et du fort Charlemont (engraving) by French School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Vue de Givet (Ardennes) et du fort Charlemont

Background imageRampart Collection: Fort de Joux (Doubs) (engraving)

Fort de Joux (Doubs) (engraving)
7179424 Fort de Joux (Doubs) (engraving) by French School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Fort de Joux (Doubs)

Background imageRampart Collection: Le Vocabulaire Illustre: Rempart; Rampart; Wall (engraving)

Le Vocabulaire Illustre: Rempart; Rampart; Wall (engraving)
7197371 Le Vocabulaire Illustre: Rempart; Rampart; Wall (engraving) by European School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Rempart; Rampart; Wall)

Background imageRampart Collection: Le comte de Grammont a Dole (engraving)

Le comte de Grammont a Dole (engraving)
7194254 Le comte de Grammont a Dole (engraving) by French School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Le comte de Grammont a Dole)




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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.