Reginald P Phillimore

Postcard

 

White Horse Close

Postcard by Reginald P Phillimore  -  White Horse Close

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Donald Lindgren and The European Library

White Horse Close

Here is another postcard by Reginald Phillimore  showing White Horse Close.  White Horse Inn and coaching stables were built in 1623, and it was from here that the coach left Edinburgh for London.  The journey took a week.

Bonnie Prince Charlie

At the lower left-hand corner ot the postcard is a poster reading

 "1745 - To the King"

The note beside the poster adds:

  "OLD WHITE HORSE INN, CANONGATE, EDINBURGH

Mentioned in Scott's "Waverley" as the resort
of Prince Charles Edward's Cavaliers.

The reproduction of the postcard above appeared in the book 'The Work of Reginald P Phillimore in Old Picture Postcards' by Donald Lindgren  [ISBN 90 288 5264 6 / CIP].  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Rev. Donald Lindgren and European Library, Zaltbommel, Netherlands.

 

 

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