Here is a
view looking to the south from what is now the junction of
Princes Street and Waverley Bridge.
In the background on the skyline is St
Below is the old town of Edinburgh, with the large Royal
Exchange building housing the Council Chambers, prominent on the
The road on the left is to become the site of Waverley Bridge,
when the railway arrives in the 1840s.
The dark area (lower right) is East Princes Street Gardens.
The light building (upper right) is the Head Office of Bank of
to read comments on Old Edinburgh, taken from the book Modern
Athens in which these engravings appeared.