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At Bamburgh Castle

A drawing of fisherfolk near a waterpump at Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland. Bamburgh, a village and parish on the Northumberland coast, has origins going back to the Anglo-Saxon period. It is famous for its castle, dramatically perched on a cliff top overlooking Lindisfarne. Samuel Grimm, who took many views of the area, was just as interested in recording the local people in everyday situations, as he was in the topography and architecture.

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