A Stirling Crowd Pleaser – Stirling Story no 4 for 28 January 2015

This rare print of a work by Irish artist John O’Connor (1830 – 1889) is a recent gift to the Stirling Smith collections. It was donated by Jean Archibald, who when working for the British Library, was able to pick up interesting Scottish views from the print shops in Great

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The Crawford Collection

The Crawford Collection This collection of 18th and 19th century Prints and Drawings of Stirling Castle and Stirling isn’t currently on display, but that doesn’t stop us sharing this wonderful collection with the world. All images can be seen on our Pinterest Board Conservation was grant aided by Museums Galleries

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Flodden and the Ring and Sword of James IV – Stirling Story no.36 for 4 September 2013

500 years ago on 9 September 1513, the Scottish army was defeated at Flodden.  King James IV, and an estimated 10,000 men – including two bishops, two abbots, twelve earls, thirteen lords, five eldest sons of lords, and about 300 of Scotland’s most influential men – were killed.  For generations

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