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Lady Devorgilla Balliol

Dumfries from Observatory. Photographic Views of Dumfries and Neighbourhood, Kings Arms Hotel

Period:
19th Century
Description:

View of Dumfries from the Observatory.  In the picture you can see Devorgilla's Bridge spanning the River Nith, a livestock market on the Whitesands, and in the distance the spire of Greyfriars Church.

 

This sepia photograph is from an album presented to the Kings Arms Hotel by local businesses in Dumfries and Maxwelltown.  The businesses placed advertisements in the album.

Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
width 197mm, height 131mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:2006.3.3.1
Digital Number:
DMPG042n
Creation Date:
1 January 1889
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council