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TITLE
The Three Sisters of Glencoe by E Longstaffe
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_3543
PLACENAME
Glen Coe
DISTRICT
North Lorn
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Lismore and Appin
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
35385
KEYWORDS
postcard
painting
Glencoe
Three Sisters
Bidean nam Bian
mountains
Edgar Longstaffe
The Three Sisters of Glencoe by E Longstaffe

This postcard contains a black and white print of the Three Sisters of Glencoe. The original was painted by Edgar Longstaffe. A man can be seen walking the road below the three peaks.

The Three Sisters - Gearr Aonach (Short Ridge), Aonach Dubh (Black Ridge) and Beinn Fhada (Long Mountain) - are part of the Bidean nam Bian, a complex mountain extending north into Glen Coe.

Edgar Longstaffe, born in Derbyshire in 1852, was a well-known landscape painter of the Victorian Era. He was commissioned by Raphael Tuck and Sons to travel to many sites across Britain's to paint scenes of natural beauty for inclusion in Tuck's postcards.

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The Three Sisters of Glencoe by E Longstaffe

ARGYLL: Lismore and Appin

postcard; painting; Glencoe; Three Sisters; Bidean nam Bian; mountains; Edgar Longstaffe

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This postcard contains a black and white print of the Three Sisters of Glencoe. The original was painted by Edgar Longstaffe. A man can be seen walking the road below the three peaks.<br /> <br /> The Three Sisters - Gearr Aonach (Short Ridge), Aonach Dubh (Black Ridge) and Beinn Fhada (Long Mountain) - are part of the Bidean nam Bian, a complex mountain extending north into Glen Coe.<br /> <br /> Edgar Longstaffe, born in Derbyshire in 1852, was a well-known landscape painter of the Victorian Era. He was commissioned by Raphael Tuck and Sons to travel to many sites across Britain's to paint scenes of natural beauty for inclusion in Tuck's postcards.