Post card  -  Tuck's "Oilette" series

Edinburgh Castle

from

Johnstone Terrace

Tuck's Post Card  -  "Oilette" Series

Raphael Tuck "Oilette" postcard  -  Edinburgh Castle from Johnstone Terrace

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      Raphael Tuck "Oilette" postcard  -  Edinburgh Castle from Johnstone Terrace

 

Edinburgh Castle from Johnstone Terrace

Tuck's "Oilette" series

Here is  a postcard from the Raphael Tuck & Sons' "Oilette" Edinburgh - series II (7640).

This card reproduces a painting by J Kinnear.  It was sent through the post in 1907.

Tuck's description on the back of this card reads:

"Edinburgh Castle is an ancient and historical building situated on a precipitous hill in the centre of the town.

This almost impregnable position has made this hill the site of a castle from very early times.

Up these heights, Claverhouse climbed to interview Gordon, with the object of persuading him to raise his standard on behalf of James Stuart.  The ancient Scottish regalia is stored here."

The title on the front of this card is "Edinburgh Castle from Castle Terrace.

However, the view is in fact "Edinburgh Castle from Johnstone Terrace".

 

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