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Sculptured monuments in Iona and the West Highlands

by James Drummond

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Published by Llanerch Publishers in Lampeter .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Small paper facsim. of 1st ed. Edinburgh: printed for the Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1881.

StatementJames Drummond.
ContributionsSociety of Antiquaries of Scotland.
The Physical Object
Pagination90 plates (31p.) ;
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22301928M
ISBN 101897853300

STOP PRESS, 26 April Graveslab No. , Iona: "It has been identified as a memorial to Angus Og (‘young Angus’) who died in He was renowned as the leader of the Islesmen force which played a vital role in the Battle of Bannockburn in support of Robert Bruce" {Summarised from the 26/4/ reply to me of the confirmation by Peter Yeoman, Head of Cultural Services Historic. A stunning collection of West Highland graveslabs and early medieval sculpture that includes the magnificent Keills Cross. visit website Most significant among the chapel’s collection is the Keills Cross, a free-standing high cross dating to the s.

Iona would have offered the ideal location for a religious retreat, for quiet contemplation, or for peaceful study. West Highland Monumental Sculpture. My main reason for deciding to go to Iona is that the Abbey holds the largest collection of examples of West Highland monumental sculpture – surviving primarily grave slabs and effigies. Iona (Scottish Gaelic: Ì Chaluim Chille, sometimes simply Ì) is a small island in the Inner Hebrides off the Ross of Mull on the western coast of is mainly known for Iona Abbey, though there are other buildings on the Abbey was a centre of Gaelic monasticism for three centuries and is today known for its relative tranquility and natural nates: 56°20′N 6°25′W / °N °W.

  Image caption The stone will be returned to Nigg Old Church to be displayed. The entry said: "The style echoes that of the the sculptured crosses on Iona, the Book of Kells, and illustrated. On the wild west coast there are empty sandy beaches to rival any holiday destination and craggy cliffs where the call of seabirds fills the air. We have one, three, four and six day small group tours from Glasgow and Edinburgh deep into the heart of the Scottish Highlands, all led by a knowledgeable driver-guide who will share their passion.


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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact. Get this from a library. Archaeologia scotica.

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The book consists of a 19 page Introduction & Index of Plates. Late medieval monumental sculpture in the West Highlands K. Steer, J. Bannerman, G. Collings Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, - Art.

Sculptured monuments in Iona & the West Highlands / By James Drummond. Abstract. Originally published: 1st ed. Edinburgh: Printed for the Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Plates consist of text and illustrations printed on facing of access: InternetAuthor: James Drummond.

Original drawings for plate LXXV, Sculptured Monuments of Iona and the West Highlands by James Drummond. Effigy of an armoured man carrying a spear in the right hand and a shield bearing a galley in.

Original drawings for plate LXXIV, Sculptured Monuments of Iona and the West Highlands by James Drummond. Tapered grave-slab bearing at foliated cross a sword and a blank inscription panel. Insc. Equally important was Drummond’s Sculptured Monuments of Iona and the West Highlands, published inwhich drew attention to the West Highland School of Sculpture after a long period of neglect.

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I Fisher Early Medieval Sculpture in the West Highlands and rgh: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland/Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) was an executive non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government, which was "sponsored" [financed and with oversight] through Historic Scotland, an executive agency of the Scottish Government.

As one of the country's National Collections, it was responsible for recording, interpreting and collecting. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, - Crosses - pages 0 Reviews The carvings presented here belong to the centuries between the introduction of Christianity to western Scotland by Irish monks such as St Columba, and the.

This thesis places the early medieval sculpture of the West Highlands and Islands, which has previously been studied primarily in relation to either Pictish or Irish sculpture, in its own cultural context.

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Founded by St Columba inthe early monastery was a powerhouse of Christian learning. Great works of art were created here, including Iona's iconic high crosses and the world-famous Book of Kells.

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