Edinburgh Old Town and

 North Bridge


Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

Edinburgh Old Town and North Bridge  -  from Princes Street

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  Edinburgh Old Town and North Bridge from Princes Street

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Ian Smith


Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by S Lacey



Edinburgh Old Town & North Bridge

Here is a view looking to the south-east from what is now the junction of Princes Street and Waverley Bridge.

-  In the background is Arthur's Seat and Salisbury Crags.

-  Below is the old North Bridge.

-  Princes Street in in the foreground (lower left).

-  The dark buildings are on the site later to become Waverley Market, now Waverley Shopping Centre.

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



Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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