Edinburgh

from Calton Hill

 

Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

Edinburgh  -  from Calton Hill

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  Edinburgh from Calton Hill

  Copyright: For permission to reproduce, please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk

 

Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by W Tombleson

 

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Edinburgh  -  from Calton Hill

The view from Calton Hill looks down on:

-  Calton Jail (lower left)

The Bank of Scotland (upper left)

Edinburgh Castle (on the skyline - left)

Princes Street (centre)

Princes Street leads past the National Galleries (on the left).  St John's church  is just visible, very small, on the left of the street in the distance.

 

Please click here to read comments on The Mound,  taken from the book Modern Athens in which these engravings appeared.

 

 

Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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