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The  World of Hippolyta Napier

Ballater and Its Surroundings

The World of Hippolyta Napier: Press

Picture: Doctor and Mrs Syntax with a party of friends, experimenting with laughing gas. 1820. T Rowlandson after W. Combe, Wellcome Trust Library


A Doctor's Wife

The life of a doctor’s wife in the 1830s in Scotland was not always straightforward...

Scotland in the 1820s

Coming out in May...

Photo: "Scotland" drawn and engraved by J.Russell, published in Barclay's Universal Dictionary, 1823. Courtesy Ancestry Images.


Ballater and the Deeside Valley

Ballater is unusual on Deeside in that it is a planned village...

Picture: From Craigcoynach, Ballater, Scotland, post card c1890s.

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