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Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales by Dennis Melling

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My digital painting using Gruppe in DAP of Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales.

Source of original black and white image: Woodward, B. B.: “History of Wales” (1853)

Drawn by H. Gastineau. Engraved by H. Adlard.

Status: out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free stock image for all purposes supplied by http://www.holoweb.net/~liam/pictures/oldbooks/...

There are more pictures of Ragland Castle (also called Raglan Castle) in this gallery, and another in Oman’s Castles book. There’s also a cropped version for use as wallpaper.

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  • Dennis Melling
    Dennis Mellingover 3 years ago


  • A digital image using Gruppe_wc in DAP, of Ragland Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales

    Original copyright free source: Woodward, B. B.: “History of Wales” (1853).
    . Drawn by H. Gastineau. Engraved by H. Adlard.
    .Image supplied by fromoldbooks.org


    (Ragland is also also called Raglan Castle)
    The siege and capture of Ragland castle, by Fairfax, in August, 1646, A.D., when the library, containing a great treasure of MSS., was destroyed, has been the subject of much lamentation; and the opprobrium of the deed has been laid (as is usual) upon Oliver Cromwell, who was not in the least concerned in it.

    – Dennis Melling

  • buttonpresser
    buttonpresserover 3 years ago

    Excellent work

  • Thank you very much :(

    – Dennis Melling

  • buttonpresser
    buttonpresserover 3 years ago

    It’s Raglan BTW


  • Thank you :)
    I’ve seen it spelled both ways but the old book that I took this illustration from named it Ragland :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 3 years ago

    OCTOBER 5th, 2011
    ► See your work in the Permanents Featured Gallery
    ►Please participate in the ongoing Challenges

  • Lovely, many thanks Mary :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • LordTemplar
    LordTemplarover 3 years ago

    Very cool!

  • Thank you Christopher :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • Val Saxby
    Val Saxbyover 3 years ago

  • Thank you very much for the feature Val :)
    Much appreciated
    Best wishes

    – Dennis Melling

  • Sandra Moore
    Sandra Mooreover 3 years ago

    gorgeous work, congrats on the feature!

  • Many thanks Sandra :)
    I appreciate your comments

    – Dennis Melling

  • wormink
    worminkover 3 years ago

    great mood

  • Thank you very much :)

    – Dennis Melling

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