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TITLE
Birnam Wood
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_250_198
PLACENAME
Birnam Wood
DISTRICT
Highland
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
PERTH: Little Dunkeld
DATE OF IMAGE
1801
PERIOD
1800s
CREATOR
Mr Nattes / Merigot
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31056
KEYWORDS
Birnam
woods
Birnam Hill
Dunkeld
hills
Shakespeare
Macbeth
Birnam Wood

Birnam Hill is a craggy, wooded hill a mile south of Dunkeld. The remains of an old oak are said to be the remains of Birnam wood. Birnam wood was made famous through its association with Shakespeare's "Macbeth". The witches' prediction that "Macbeth shall never vanquish'd be until Great Birnam wood to high Dunsinane hill Shall come against him" Act IV, Scene I

The illustration was taken from 'Remarks on Local Scenery and Manners in Scotland' vol.2 by John Stoddart. The engraving was taken from an original drawing by Williams

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Birnam Wood

PERTH: Little Dunkeld

1800s

Birnam; woods; Birnam Hill; Dunkeld; hills; Shakespeare; Macbeth;

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

Birnam Hill is a craggy, wooded hill a mile south of Dunkeld. The remains of an old oak are said to be the remains of Birnam wood. Birnam wood was made famous through its association with Shakespeare's "Macbeth". The witches' prediction that "Macbeth shall never vanquish'd be until Great Birnam wood to high Dunsinane hill Shall come against him" Act IV, Scene I<br /> <br /> The illustration was taken from 'Remarks on Local Scenery and Manners in Scotland' vol.2 by John Stoddart. The engraving was taken from an original drawing by Williams