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Rampart Collection (#9)

"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: Koldinghuus, Denmark, the Ancestral Castle of the Princess of Wales (engraving)

Koldinghuus, Denmark, the Ancestral Castle of the Princess of Wales (engraving)
1041072 Koldinghuus, Denmark, the Ancestral Castle of the Princess of Wales (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Koldinghuus, Denmark)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Development of British East Africa, Native Volunteers building a Fort at Machakos (litho)

The Development of British East Africa, Native Volunteers building a Fort at Machakos (litho)
1051254 The Development of British East Africa, Native Volunteers building a Fort at Machakos (litho) by Nash, Joseph (d.1922); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Development of British East Africa)

Background imageRampart Collection: Ancient Defence and Modern Offence, Torpedo Boats passing Upnor Castle (engraving)

Ancient Defence and Modern Offence, Torpedo Boats passing Upnor Castle (engraving)
1045568 Ancient Defence and Modern Offence, Torpedo Boats passing Upnor Castle (engraving) by Wyllie, Charles William (1853-1923); Private Collection; (add.info.: Ancient Defence and Modern Offence)

Background imageRampart Collection: Norwich Castle (engraving)

Norwich Castle (engraving)
1044408 Norwich Castle (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Norwich Castle. Illustration for The Graphic)

Background imageRampart Collection: Alnwick Castle (engraving)

Alnwick Castle (engraving)
1045941 Alnwick Castle (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Alnwick Castle. Illustration for The Graphic)

Background imageRampart Collection: The East Gate of the Sacred City of Moukden (litho)

The East Gate of the Sacred City of Moukden (litho)
1048154 The East Gate of the Sacred City of Moukden (litho) by Staniland, Charles J. (1838-1916) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The East Gate of the Sacred City of Moukden)

Background imageRampart Collection: Lady Rock and Duart Castle (engraving)

Lady Rock and Duart Castle (engraving)
1096105 Lady Rock and Duart Castle (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Lady Rock and Duart Castle)

Background imageRampart Collection: Meeting of the Archaeological Institute, at Norwich (engraving)

Meeting of the Archaeological Institute, at Norwich (engraving)
1096057 Meeting of the Archaeological Institute, at Norwich (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Meeting of the Archaeological Institute, at Norwich)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Postern Tower, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland (engraving)

The Postern Tower, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland (engraving)
1097747 The Postern Tower, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Postern Tower, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland)

Background imageRampart Collection: Saint Helena (engraving)

Saint Helena (engraving)
1105489 Saint Helena (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Saint Helena. Illustration for The Illustrated London News)

Background imageRampart Collection: Picturesque Warwickshire (b / w photo)

Picturesque Warwickshire (b / w photo)
1628950 Picturesque Warwickshire (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Picturesque Warwickshire)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Blockade of the Mahsud Waziris, Fort Jandola (engraving)

The Blockade of the Mahsud Waziris, Fort Jandola (engraving)
1628750 The Blockade of the Mahsud Waziris, Fort Jandola (engraving) by Wright, Henry Charles Seppings (1850-1937); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Blockade of the Mahsud Waziris, Fort Jandola)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Fortress of Kars, in Asiatic Turkey (engraving)

The Fortress of Kars, in Asiatic Turkey (engraving)
1106420 The Fortress of Kars, in Asiatic Turkey (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Fortress of Kars, in Asiatic Turkey)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Ashantee War (engraving)

The Ashantee War (engraving)
1105371 The Ashantee War (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Ashantee War. Illustration for The Illustrated London News)

Background imageRampart Collection: Sketches in China (engraving)

Sketches in China (engraving)
1105267 Sketches in China (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sketches in China)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Fortresses of the Bosphorus (engraving)

The Fortresses of the Bosphorus (engraving)
1106205 The Fortresses of the Bosphorus (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Fortresses of the Bosphorus)

Background imageRampart Collection: Inverary Castle, the Seat of the Duke of Argyll (engraving)

Inverary Castle, the Seat of the Duke of Argyll (engraving)
1104923 Inverary Castle, the Seat of the Duke of Argyll (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Inverary Castle, the Seat of the Duke of Argyll)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Interior of Fort Mortier, Neu Breisach, Alsace (engraving)

The Interior of Fort Mortier, Neu Breisach, Alsace (engraving)
1104848 The Interior of Fort Mortier, Neu Breisach, Alsace (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Interior of Fort Mortier, Neu Breisach, Alsace)

Background imageRampart Collection: Visit of the Prince of Wales to Dunster Castle, the River Front (engraving)

Visit of the Prince of Wales to Dunster Castle, the River Front (engraving)
1099732 Visit of the Prince of Wales to Dunster Castle, the River Front (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Visit of the Prince of Wales to Dunster Castle)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Lady Chapel, Okehampton Castle, Devonshire (b / w photo)

The Lady Chapel, Okehampton Castle, Devonshire (b / w photo)
1100546 The Lady Chapel, Okehampton Castle, Devonshire (b/w photo) by English photographer, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Lady Chapel, Okehampton Castle, Devonshire)

Background imageRampart Collection: Scarborough Castle, Yorkshire (b / w photo)

Scarborough Castle, Yorkshire (b / w photo)
1100536 Scarborough Castle, Yorkshire (b/w photo) by English photographer, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Scarborough Castle, Yorkshire)

Background imageRampart Collection: Aberystwyth Castle, Cardiganshire (b / w photo)

Aberystwyth Castle, Cardiganshire (b / w photo)
1100533 Aberystwyth Castle, Cardiganshire (b/w photo) by English photographer, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Aberystwyth Castle, Cardiganshire)

Background imageRampart Collection: Pevensey Castle, Sussex (b / w photo)

Pevensey Castle, Sussex (b / w photo)
1100529 Pevensey Castle, Sussex (b/w photo) by English photographer, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Pevensey Castle, Sussex)

Background imageRampart Collection: Carew Castle, Pembrokeshire (b / w photo)

Carew Castle, Pembrokeshire (b / w photo)
1100385 Carew Castle, Pembrokeshire (b/w photo) by English photographer, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Carew Castle, Pembrokeshire)

Background imageRampart Collection: Medieval trebuchet (chromolitho)

Medieval trebuchet (chromolitho)
1094129 Medieval trebuchet (chromolitho) by European School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Medieval trebuchet)

Background imageRampart Collection: Forts of the Bosphorus (colour litho)

Forts of the Bosphorus (colour litho)
961224 Forts of the Bosphorus (colour litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Forts of the Bosphorus, Turkey.); © Look and Learn

Background imageRampart Collection: A true and exact draught of the Tower Liberties (colour engraving)

A true and exact draught of the Tower Liberties (colour engraving)
979821 A true and exact draught of the Tower Liberties (colour engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: A true and exact draught of the Tower Liberties)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Ruins of Raglan Castle, near Monmouth (engraving)

The Ruins of Raglan Castle, near Monmouth (engraving)
1061981 The Ruins of Raglan Castle, near Monmouth (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Ruins of Raglan Castle, near Monmouth)

Background imageRampart Collection: Mr O Donovans Journey through Central Asia, the Fortress of Merv (engraving)

Mr O Donovans Journey through Central Asia, the Fortress of Merv (engraving)
1060565 Mr O Donovans Journey through Central Asia, the Fortress of Merv (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Mr O Donovans Journey through Central Asia)

Background imageRampart Collection: With the Afghan Boundary Commission (engraving)

With the Afghan Boundary Commission (engraving)
1061775 With the Afghan Boundary Commission (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: With the Afghan Boundary Commission)

Background imageRampart Collection: 'Fort Curtis, 'a New Fort just built on the Ekowe Flats, Zululand (engraving)

"Fort Curtis, "a New Fort just built on the Ekowe Flats, Zululand (engraving)
1061405 " Fort Curtis, " a New Fort just built on the Ekowe Flats, Zululand (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: " Fort Curtis)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Castle of St Angelo, at Rome (engraving)

The Castle of St Angelo, at Rome (engraving)
1097412 The Castle of St Angelo, at Rome (engraving) by European School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Castle of St Angelo, at Rome)

Background imageRampart Collection: European Turkey, Akermann and the Pruth (engraving)

European Turkey, Akermann and the Pruth (engraving)
1097146 European Turkey, Akermann and the Pruth (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: European Turkey, Akermann and the Pruth)

Background imageRampart Collection: Plan of the Quadrangle of Fortresses in Austrian Italy (engraving)

Plan of the Quadrangle of Fortresses in Austrian Italy (engraving)
1098060 Plan of the Quadrangle of Fortresses in Austrian Italy (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Plan of the Quadrangle of Fortresses in Austrian Italy)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Seven Towers, Constantinople (engraving)

The Seven Towers, Constantinople (engraving)
1097891 The Seven Towers, Constantinople (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Seven Towers, Constantinople)

Background imageRampart Collection: Denbigh Castle, Denbighshire (b / w photo)

Denbigh Castle, Denbighshire (b / w photo)
1100545 Denbigh Castle, Denbighshire (b/w photo) by English photographer, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Denbigh Castle, Denbighshire)

Background imageRampart Collection: Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire (b / w photo)

Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire (b / w photo)
1100535 Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire (b/w photo) by English photographer, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire)

Background imageRampart Collection: Sherborne Castle, Dorsetshire (b / w photo)

Sherborne Castle, Dorsetshire (b / w photo)
1100388 Sherborne Castle, Dorsetshire (b/w photo) by English photographer, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sherborne Castle, Dorsetshire)

Background imageRampart Collection: Wardour Castle, Wiltshire (b / w photo)

Wardour Castle, Wiltshire (b / w photo)
1100386 Wardour Castle, Wiltshire (b/w photo) by English photographer, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Wardour Castle, Wiltshire)

Background imageRampart Collection: Forts and Batteries at Callao (engraving)

Forts and Batteries at Callao (engraving)
1099203 Forts and Batteries at Callao (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Forts and Batteries at Callao)

Background imageRampart Collection: The War (engraving)

The War (engraving)
1106361 The War (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The War. Illustration for The Illustrated London News)

Background imageRampart Collection: The War, Defence of Paris, Students going to man the Fortifications (engraving)

The War, Defence of Paris, Students going to man the Fortifications (engraving)
1104630 The War, Defence of Paris, Students going to man the Fortifications (engraving) by Barnard, Frederick (1846-96) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The War, Defence of Paris)

Background imageRampart Collection: The War, burning Houses to clear Space before Fort Bicetre, Paris (engraving)

The War, burning Houses to clear Space before Fort Bicetre, Paris (engraving)
1104607 The War, burning Houses to clear Space before Fort Bicetre, Paris (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The War)

Background imageRampart Collection: The War, Fortifications of Paris (engraving)

The War, Fortifications of Paris (engraving)
1104568 The War, Fortifications of Paris (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The War, Fortifications of Paris)

Background imageRampart Collection: Castle Cornet and New Harbour of St Peter Port, Guernsey (engraving)

Castle Cornet and New Harbour of St Peter Port, Guernsey (engraving)
1104173 Castle Cornet and New Harbour of St Peter Port, Guernsey (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Castle Cornet and New Harbour of St Peter Port)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Fortifications of Paris, Viscount Palmerston and M Thiers inspecting Mont-Valerien (engraving)

The Fortifications of Paris, Viscount Palmerston and M Thiers inspecting Mont-Valerien (engraving)
1101853 The Fortifications of Paris, Viscount Palmerston and M Thiers inspecting Mont-Valerien (engraving) by English School

Background imageRampart Collection: The Castle, at Dublin (engraving)

The Castle, at Dublin (engraving)
1100800 The Castle, at Dublin (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Castle, at Dublin)

Background imageRampart Collection: The Majority of the Duke of Norfolk, Rejoicings at Arundel Castle

The Majority of the Duke of Norfolk, Rejoicings at Arundel Castle, the Band playing in the New Year (engraving)
1103755 The Majority of the Duke of Norfolk, Rejoicings at Arundel Castle, the Band playing in the New Year (engraving) by English School




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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.