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Elephant carving on monument commemorating the 78th Highlanders

Images of various locations in Edinburgh Castle for the new guidebook. Celtic cross with elaborate carvings on all four sides including an elephant and a stag’s head. ‘Sacred to the memory of the officers non-commision officers and private soldiers of the LXXVIII highland regiment who fell in the suppression of the mutiny of the native army of India in the years MDCCCLVII and MDCCCLVIII’

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