20% off sitewide. Don’t keep your cart waiting. Use SCREAM20

Dunkeld View

Tom Gomez

Joined January 2008

  • Available
    Products
    12
  • Artist
    Notes
  • Artwork Comments 18

Cases & Skins

Wall Art

Home Decor

Bags

Stationery

Artist's Description

The view over the River Tay from the grounds of Dunkeld Cathedral, Perthshire, Scotland. In the centre of the shot is Thomas Telford’s Finest Highland Bridge.

Dunkeld and Birnam on either side of the River Tay are linked by the solid seven arched bridge built in 1809.

The 4th Duke of Atholl commissioned Thomas Telford the great Scottish engineer to build the toll bridge in 1809. Telford did much to open the Highlands with canals, roads and bridges, many still in use today. In 1879 the locals successfully rioted against the continual toll charges, as the cost of the bridge must have been repaid by then. The large white toll gate was removed for the last time, in the middle of the night, to prevent a public demonstration.

Dunkeld Bridge is an Historical Scotland Category A Listed Building.

BEST VIEWED LARGER

Related shots can be found at Bridges and Highland Scotland.

Click here for a random page of photographs

Artwork Comments

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
  • Antanas
  • handprintz
  • cherylc1
  • Sean Farragher
  • Barry Norton
  • MichelleR
  • Barbara Manis
  • TracyD
  • Elaine  Manley
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait

10% off

for joining the Redbubble mailing list

Receive exclusive deals and awesome artist news and content right to your inbox. Free for your convenience.