James Patrick  -  Castle Series

"The Roarin' Shepherd's Cottage"

 

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  "The Roarin' Shepherd's Cottage" with a quote from R L Stevenson

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"Spring Time at Swanston"

This is one of several of James Patrick's views of Swanston throughout the year, and one of two postcards of this cottage.  Please click the image below to see the other.

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  The Roaring Shepherd's Cottage, Swanston

Swanston lies at the foot of the Pentland Hills, about four miles to the south of the centre of Edinburgh.

Below the picture is an extract from Robert Louis Stevenson who had a cottage at Swanston

"Unshamed the narrow aim I hold

  I feed my flock, patrol my fold."

Songs of Travel:  R L S

This postcard was posted from Edinburgh to Dumbartonshire on 20 September 1912, The writer wrote

"...  You are having rare weather.  I see you are enjoying yourself  ..."

 

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