Kingdom Of Scotland County of Dumfries, Parish of Gretna.
Unfilled and unsigned marriage certificate, letterpress, with woodcut vignette and decorative border. Sheet 250 x 200mm, 9¾ x 8".
Gretna Green in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, famed for its runaway weddings, became known as the 'Caledonian Temple of Hymen' in the late eighteenth century and was lampooned as the centre of the 'marriage trade'.
[Ref: 11685] £120.00