Clan Douglas

Collection:
Ellen Payne Odom Genealogy Library Postcard Collection
Title:
Clan Douglas
Creator:
W. & A. K. Johnston, Limited. (Edinburgh & London)
Publisher:
Edinburgh, Scotland: W. & A. K. Johnston
Date of Original:
1870/1918
Subject:
Clans--Scotland
Douglas family
Tartans--Scotland
Postcards--Scotland
Location:
United Kingdom, Scotland, South Lanarkshire, 55.5661, -3.83624
Medium:
postcards
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jp2
Description:
Postcard (color, divided back, 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches) titled Clan Douglas – The card features the Arms (badge) and Tartan of the clan, along with a depiction of a clansman in full dress. The clan slogan is “A Douglas, A Douglas”. - Clan Douglas is an ancient clan or noble house from the Scottish Lowlands. Taking their name from Douglas in Lanarkshire, their leaders gained vast territories throughout the Borders, Angus, Lothian, Moray, and also in France and Sweden. The family is one of the most ennobled in the United Kingdom and has held numerous titles. - No descriptive text on reverse. Postage required: Inland ½d. Foreign 1d. *Note: W & AK Johnson produced many postcards. This partnership was originally a printing business from 1825, run by the printer William Johnston and the Queen's Geographer, Alex Keith Johnston. William Johnston was a noted cartographer.
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/zgz_epogpc_mccls-pstcrd-424
Digital Object URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/zgz_epogpc_mccls-pstcrd-424#item
Language:
eng
Extent:
1 postcard : col. ill.
Original Collection:
Ellen Payne Odom Genealogy Library Postcard Collection
Holding Institution:
Moultrie-Colquitt County Library System
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