A few newspaper clipping about tourism and the Mausoleum at this time. Tourist views dated 1857, excursion by train dated 1858 and a more modern advert dated 1993 when they had daily tours
A few newspaper snippets…nunnery at Palace, airport at Low Parks. What if these had happened.
Attached a lovely article from the Sphere newspaper magazine dated March 1921.
Motherwell historian John Aitken recreated a 3D projection of where he reckons the impressive landmark would have been situated. The image below is from the Daily Mail newspaper date 03.02.21. Click on the image to download the fill article.
This is an account regarding the biggest party ever at Hamilton Palace the arrival of the Marquis of Douglas and the Princess Marie of Baden on Thursday, September 14th, 1843, gives a good account of the preparation and the people involved in this event…a few blank pages to start but it is worth a read […]
Newspapers report September 6th 1852 In appearance, the sarcophagus has a somewhat rude approach to the outline of a human figure, with an exquisitely chiselled female face at the head. The trunk is etched with birds, beasts, fishes, reptiles, and hieroglyphics. The principal device consists of several female figures in a barge, drawn by a […]