Saturday, September 21, 2013

Castle Cornet from Guernsey

Oil painting by unknown marine artist in the picture gallery, Castle Cornet. Guernsey's historic castle is seen shortly before the destruction of the central tower by lightning in 1672. Before the destruction the castle served as official residence of the Governor of Guernsey. After the residence was moved but the castle was still in use till 1949.

Sent by Monica for private swap

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