Scottish Castles Association

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Castle Photographs - a peep at Social History

Old photographs allow us to look back 100 years into social history.

For once the castles take a back seat.

 Dunoon Castle Mound 1900s

Glasgow holiday makers carpet the mound of Dunoon Castle - and not one without  a hat!

Ailsa Craig Castle 1900s

Well laundered linen on show at Ailsa Craig - how on earth did they manage to climb up?

Dundonald Castle 1900s

Looks like a Sunday School pic-nic at Dundonald Castle in Ayrshire

Glamis Castle 1900s

A little higher up the social ladder at Glamis Castle in Angus

Edinburgh Castle around 1900

Sentry on duty  at Edinburgh Castle

Stirling Castle around 1900

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders on parade before the days of khaki at Stirling Castle

Article by SCA member Brian McGarrigle

Added: 30 Jun 2013 Updated: 29 Mar 2018
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