Calton Hill

Views from Calton Hill

Book of Engravings

Published 1847

Book Cover

Cover of a book of engravings, published 1847 - Views from Calton Hill

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh

Looking NW

FOREGROUND:        Dugald Stewart Monument on Calton Hill

MIDDLE DISTANCE:   Broughton;  Greenside

BACKGROUND:        Corstorphine Hill;  Firth of Forth;  Fife

View to the NW - An engraving from a book of engravings published 1847

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh

Looking North

FOREGROUND:        Footpath across Calton Hill

MIDDLE DISTANCE:   Greenside;  Hillside (not yet built)

BACKGROUND:        Firth of Forth;  Lomond Hills, Fife;  Inchkeith

View to the North - An engraving from a book of engravings published 1847

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh

Looking NE

FOREGROUND:        NE slopes of Calton Hill

MIDDLE DISTANCE:   Leith;  Lochend;  Restalrig

BACKGROUND:        Firth of Forth;  Fife;  North  Berwick Law

View to the NE - An engraving from a book of engravings published 1847

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh

Looking SE

FOREGROUND:        SE slopes of Calton Hill;  Burns Monument

MIDDLE DISTANCE:   Abbeyhill;  Holyrood Palace;  Holyrood industry

BACKGROUND:        Coast of East Lothian;  Arthur's Seat;  Holyrood Crags

View to the SE - An engraving from a book of engravings published 1847

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh

Looking South

FOREGROUND:        Royal High School roof;  Edinburgh Gas Works chimney

MIDDLE DISTANCE:   Holyrood Industry;  Canongate

BACKGROUND:        Salisbury crags;  Pentland Hills

View to the South - An engraving from a book of engravings published 1847

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh

Looking SW

FOREGROUND:        Western slopes of Calton Hill

MIDDLE DISTANCE:   Calton Jail;  East End of Princes Street;  Scott Monument

BACKGROUND:        Tron kirk, St Giles;  Tolbooth church;  Edinburgh Castle

View to the SE - An engraving from a book of engravings published 1847

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh

 

1.

Enlarge these photos
of the
Book Cover +  Six Engravings

Cover of a book of engravings, published 1847 - Views from Calton Hill

View to the NW - An engraving from a book of engravings published 1847

2.

360o Panormama
of views from
Calton Hill

All six engravings above can be joined together to make a 360o panorama.

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Please click on one of these links to see a Medium or Large copy of this panorama.  After the image appears, you'll need scroll across the screen to see the whole panorama.

 

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