And so we come to the final pen and ink drawings from Jessie M. King’s little book. I’ve added a few more ‘little known facts about Aberdeen’ to accompany the images.
Robert Louis Stevenson penned most of his most famous novel “Treasure Island” while staying in Braemar.
Balmoral Castle is one of the most famous buildings in the world and has been a Royal Residence since 1852.
In 1652 The Honours of Scotland (the Scottish Crown Jewels) were hidden in Dunnottar Castle to hide them from Oliver Cromwell.
Aberdeenshire, home to 70 castles, has more castles per acre than any other part of the UK.
Pop star Annie Lennox was born in Aberdeen.
And finally . . .
Sir Winston Churchill was once Rector of Aberdeen University.