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River Tay Collection

The River Tay, flowing gracefully through the heart of Scotland, captivates with its timeless beauty and rich history

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: The seven-arched Dunkeld Bridge over the River Tay at dusk

The seven-arched Dunkeld Bridge over the River Tay at dusk, built by Thomas Telford, Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: The Tay Bridge

The Tay Bridge, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Daffodils by the River Tay and Wades Bridge

Daffodils by the River Tay and Wades Bridge, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland, UK, Europe

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Perth Bridge, Perth, Perth and Kinross, Scotland

Perth Bridge, Perth, Perth and Kinross, Scotland

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Dundee, 2010

Dundee, 2010
Peacehill, Balmerino, FIFE, SCOTLAND facing North. NCAP: RCAHMS Aerial Survey - 10/03/2010

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Across the River Tay from Norrie Miller Park, Perth, Perth and Kinross, Scotland

Across the River Tay from Norrie Miller Park, Perth, Perth and Kinross, Scotland

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Winter scene beside the River Tay

Winter scene beside the River Tay, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotaland, UK

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: St Matthews Church and the River Tay, Perth, Perth and Kinross, Scotland

St Matthews Church and the River Tay, Perth, Perth and Kinross, Scotland

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: The River Tay three miles north of Dunkeld

The River Tay three miles north of Dunkeld, Tayside, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Broughty Castle (w / c)

Broughty Castle (w / c)
6200177 Broughty Castle (w/c) by Small, David (1846-1927); 16.9x26.7 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Dunkeld, 19th century (engraving)

Dunkeld, 19th century (engraving)
6199617 Dunkeld, 19th century (engraving) by Cumming, Gershom Gourlay (1810-98); 34.8x47.8 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Beach Crescent and Broughty Castle, c. 1835 (oil on canvas)

Beach Crescent and Broughty Castle, c. 1835 (oil on canvas)
6200240 Beach Crescent and Broughty Castle, c.1835 (oil on canvas) by Smith, Alexander (19th century); 48.3x81.2 cm; The McManus, Dundee

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: River Tay at Caputh Bridge

River Tay at Caputh Bridge, Tayside, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: The Aberfeldy Branch of the Highland Railway: Strath Tay, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The Aberfeldy Branch of the Highland Railway: Strath Tay, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Aberfeldy Branch of the Highland Railway: Strath Tay, [Scottish Highlands], 1865. A short branch of the Inverness and Perth Junction Railway has lately been constructed to Aberfeldy

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: The lowering of a caisson into position

The lowering of a caisson into position
5310130 The lowering of a caisson into position; (add.info.: Engraving depicting the lowering of a caisson into position during the construction of the second Tay Bridge)

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: The Town of Perth, n.d. Creator: John Heaviside Clark

The Town of Perth, n.d. Creator: John Heaviside Clark
The Town of Perth, n.d

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Launch of a 14-Year First Class Ship, at Dundee, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Launch of a 14-Year First Class Ship, at Dundee, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Launch of a 14-Year First Class Ship, at Dundee [in Scotland], 1850....it was stated there would be platforms erected for the accommodation of the spectators

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Murthly on the Tay, 1905. Creator: David Young Cameron

Murthly on the Tay, 1905. Creator: David Young Cameron
Murthly on the Tay, 1905

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: The Tay at Kinfauns, 1890. Creator: David Young Cameron

The Tay at Kinfauns, 1890. Creator: David Young Cameron
The Tay at Kinfauns, 1890

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Sketch on the Tay, 1908. Creator: David Young Cameron

Sketch on the Tay, 1908. Creator: David Young Cameron
Sketch on the Tay, 1908

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Pisciculture - ponds at home and abroad: salmon breeding-ponds, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Pisciculture - ponds at home and abroad: salmon breeding-ponds, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Pisciculture - ponds at home and abroad: salmon breeding-ponds, 1862. The rough sketch...of a series of breeding-ponds is imitated from those at Stormontfield [in Scotland]...The supply of water is

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Salmon-fishing on the River Tay: going out, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Salmon-fishing on the River Tay: going out, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Salmon-fishing on the River Tay: going out, 1862. The Tay, which is the longest river in Scotland, is internationally renowned for its salmon fishing

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Tayport from Dundee, 1885 (w / c)

Tayport from Dundee, 1885 (w / c)
6200060 Tayport from Dundee, 1885 (w/c) by Renny, William J. (19th century); 20.2x25.4 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: View of Dundee from Balgay Hill, 1836 (engraving)

View of Dundee from Balgay Hill, 1836 (engraving)
6199960 View of Dundee from Balgay Hill, 1836 (engraving) by Fenton, James (1797-1853); 21x27 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Dundee from Tayport, Dusk, c. 1898 (w / c)

Dundee from Tayport, Dusk, c. 1898 (w / c)
6197984 Dundee from Tayport, Dusk, c.1898 (w/c) by Davidson, George Dutch (1879-1901); 55.5x40.5 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; (add.info)

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Earl Grey Dock, with Ship Sir Jamsetjee Family, 19th century (oil on millboard)

Earl Grey Dock, with Ship Sir Jamsetjee Family, 19th century (oil on millboard)
6198678 Earl Grey Dock, with Ship Sir Jamsetjee Family, 19th century (oil on millboard) by Lee, Arthur (1819-1906); 36.5x62 cm; The McManus, Dundee

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Dundee from Newport, 1853 (oil on canvas)

Dundee from Newport, 1853 (oil on canvas)
6198054 Dundee from Newport, 1853 (oil on canvas) by Duguid, Henry G. (1810-60); 58.4x91.4 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Broughty Castle in 1850, c. 1850 (w / c)

Broughty Castle in 1850, c. 1850 (w / c)
6200099 Broughty Castle in 1850, c.1850 (w/c) by Renny, William J. (19th century); 30.5x46.4 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: View of Dundee from the River, 1836 (engraving)

View of Dundee from the River, 1836 (engraving)
6200001 View of Dundee from the River, 1836 (engraving) by Fenton, James (1797-1853); 31.4x45.8 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: View of Dundee from the River, 1839 (aquatint)

View of Dundee from the River, 1839 (aquatint)
6199999 View of Dundee from the River, 1839 (aquatint) by Duncan, E. (19th century); 62x94 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; (add.info.: E. Duncan (19th Century)); Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: The Mouth of the Tay - Moonrise, 1875 (oil on canvas)

The Mouth of the Tay - Moonrise, 1875 (oil on canvas)
6199766 The Mouth of the Tay - Moonrise, 1875 (oil on canvas) by Barclay, William (1831-1906); 71.1x106.7 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Tay Backwater, Kinfauns, Perthshire, 1886 (oil on canvas)

Tay Backwater, Kinfauns, Perthshire, 1886 (oil on canvas)
6198988 Tay Backwater, Kinfauns, Perthshire, 1886 (oil on canvas) by Milne, Joseph (1857-1911); 96.5x146.4 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Broughty Castle, 19th century (w / c)

Broughty Castle, 19th century (w / c)
6198939 Broughty Castle, 19th century (w/c) by Mills, Charles S. (1859-1901); 16.5x24.5 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Sunset on the Tay [View towards Dundee], 1921 (oil on canvas)

Sunset on the Tay [View towards Dundee], 1921 (oil on canvas)
6198523 Sunset on the Tay [View towards Dundee], 1921 (oil on canvas) by Grieve, Alec (1864-1933); 62.2x78.7 cm; The McManus, Dundee

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Dundee from Tayport (oil on canvas)

Dundee from Tayport (oil on canvas)
6198526 Dundee from Tayport (oil on canvas) by Grieve, Alec (1864-1933); 63.5x78.8 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; (add.info.: Alec Grieve (1864-1933)); Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: View of Dundee from the River, 1836 (engraving)

View of Dundee from the River, 1836 (engraving)
6199961 View of Dundee from the River, 1836 (engraving) by Fenton, James (1797-1853); 21x27 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Artists Project for Riverside Drive, Dundee, 1918 (w / c)

Artists Project for Riverside Drive, Dundee, 1918 (w / c)
6199945 Artists Project for Riverside Drive, Dundee, 1918 (w/c) by English, Charles William (1862-1931); 37.8x64.8 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Broughty Ferry from Tayport (etching)

Broughty Ferry from Tayport (etching)
6198568 Broughty Ferry from Tayport (etching) by Hodgson, Edward Smith (1866-1937); 42x76 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; (add.info.: Orchar Collection); Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Ambrose Street, Broughty Ferry, 20th century (w / c)

Ambrose Street, Broughty Ferry, 20th century (w / c)
6198400 Ambrose Street, Broughty Ferry, 20th century (w/c) by Goodfellow, David (1871-1941); 31.1x47.7 cm; The McManus, Dundee

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Broughty Castle - Moonlight Scene, 1887 (oil on canvas)

Broughty Castle - Moonlight Scene, 1887 (oil on canvas)
6199729 Broughty Castle - Moonlight Scene, 1887 (oil on canvas) by Anderson, Martin " Cynicus" (1854-1932); 32.4x53.3 cm; The McManus, Dundee

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Broughty Castle During a Storm, c. 1810 (oil on canvas)

Broughty Castle During a Storm, c. 1810 (oil on canvas)
6198991 Broughty Castle During a Storm, c.1810 (oil on canvas) by Nasmyth, Alexander (1758-1840); 38.1x53.3 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums; Scottish, out of copyright

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Perth Bridge (etching)

Perth Bridge (etching)
6198103 Perth Bridge (etching) by Cameron, David Young (1865-1945); 17.7x26.2 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums; Scottish, out of copyright

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Afternoon Low Tide: Broughty from Tayport, 1897 (w / c)

Afternoon Low Tide: Broughty from Tayport, 1897 (w / c)
6199780 Afternoon Low Tide: Broughty from Tayport, 1897 (w/c) by Anderson, Martin " Cynicus" (1854-1932); 30.5x35.5 cm; The McManus, Dundee, UK; Dundee Art Galleries and Museums; Scottish

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: The Queens Return from the Highlands, Her Majesty crossing Tay Bridge, Dundee (engraving)

The Queens Return from the Highlands, Her Majesty crossing Tay Bridge, Dundee (engraving)
1099646 The Queens Return from the Highlands, Her Majesty crossing Tay Bridge, Dundee (engraving) by Dadd, Frank (1851-1929) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Salmon-Fishing on the River Tay (engraving)

Salmon-Fishing on the River Tay (engraving)
1620291 Salmon-Fishing on the River Tay (engraving) by Leitch, Richard Principal (fl.1844-77) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Salmon-Fishing on the River Tay)

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Abbotsford Edition of the Waverley Novels (engraving)

Abbotsford Edition of the Waverley Novels (engraving)
1594152 Abbotsford Edition of the Waverley Novels (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Abbotsford Edition of the Waverley Novels)

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: An almost empty Dundee Harbour. 4th September 1976

An almost empty Dundee Harbour. 4th September 1976

Background imageRiver Tay Collection: Taymouth Castle, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Taymouth Castle, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Taymouth Castle, 1898. Taymouth Castle near Kenmore, Perth and Kinross on the banks of the river Tay in the Grampian Mountains is said to be haunted. From " Our Own Country, Volume V"




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The River Tay, flowing gracefully through the heart of Scotland, captivates with its timeless beauty and rich history. As dusk settles over the land, the seven-arched Dunkeld Bridge stands proudly, a testament to architectural brilliance spanning centuries. The Tay Bridge looms majestically in the distance, connecting Dundee to its surrounding landscapes. In 2010, Dundee witnessed a momentous sight as daffodils bloomed by the tranquil banks of the River Tay near Wades Bridge. Nature's vibrant colors mirrored in its gentle currents create an enchanting scene that soothes both mind and soul. Norrie Miller Park offers a picturesque view across the river from Perth. St Matthews Church stands tall against this idyllic backdrop; their reflections dance upon the shimmering waters like whispers of tranquility. Winter transforms this landscape into a magical wonderland beside the River Tay. Snow blankets everything in sight while icy tendrils reach out towards frozen branches along its banks. Three miles north of Dunkeld lies another gem along this majestic river - Broughty Castle. Its imposing presence commands attention as it watches over Beach Crescent with unwavering strength and grace since centuries past. Perth Bridge connects communities within Perth and Kinross with seamless ease while adding charm to an already breathtaking cityscape. This bridge serves as a symbol of unity amidst nature's grandeur. A glimpse into history reveals Dunkeld's allure during the 19th century through engravings capturing its ethereal essence. The river flows peacefully alongside ancient structures that have stood witness to countless stories unfolding throughout time. As we explore these glimpses into different eras and locations along the River Tay, one thing remains constant - its ability to inspire awe and ignite our imagination. Whether it be at dusk or dawn, winter or spring, this mighty river continues to weave tales that stir our souls and remind us of Scotland's enduring beauty.