from Calton Hill


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Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

Edinburgh  -  from Calton Hill

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Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by W Tombleson



Engraving from 'Modern Athens' -  Bank of Scotland at the Head of the Mound  = Bank of Scotland
Head of The Mound

Engraving in 'Modern Athens  -  Waterloo Place  -  approach to Calton HIll = Approach to Calton Hill
Waterloo Place

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Register House at the East End of Princes Street  = Register House
Princes Street
(East End)

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Edinburgh Castle  = Edinburgh Castle
Castle Hill

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  The Royal Institution in Princes Street = The Royal Institution
Princes Street

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Monuments on Calton Hill  = Monuments on the hill
Calton Hill

Engravings in 'Modern Athens'  -  The Rotunda in the foreground  - looking towards Princes Street  = The Rotunda
The Mound

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  St John's Church at the West End of Princes Street = St John's Church
Princes Street
(West End)

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Calton Jail in Regent Road  = Calton Jail
Regent Road

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -   St George's Church  -  in Charlotte Square = St George's Church
Charlotte Square


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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