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Dwarfie Stane Inscriptions

Further to Sandy's picture #4495
History, or vandalism?
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Picture added on 15 September 2007
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Yeah Lindsay, or even art form. I was thinking about such matters when I uploaded picture #4132. I wrote my name on a school desk once. Retribution was sore - very sore.
Added by Sandy on 15 September 2007
Vandalism then, history now. One day in the 1890s Sheriff Armour (see picture #4492) went up the tower of the Cathedral and arrived at the top just in time to find a youth from Aberdeen scratching his initials on one of the spire slates. The youth promptly found himself in the Sheriff Court on a charge of malicious mischief. His claim that there were lots of other names already scrawled there (including, he said, Prince Albert's) proved no excuse.
Added by Paul Sutherland on 16 September 2007
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