Several of Edinburgh's schools were established as hospitals to look after both the health and education of their pupils

 -  e.g. Heriot's Hospital and Gillespie's Hospital.

Some continued to keep their 'Hospital' names until fairly recent times.



Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  Edinburgh Academy in Hamilton Place

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Edinburgh Academy, Hamilton Place

Edinburgh Academy

Hamilton Place

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  The Royal High School

Engraving from "Modern Athens  -  hand coloured (another picture)  -  The Royal High School

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  The Royal High School in Regent Road

The Royal High School

Regent Road

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  Merchant Maiden Hospital

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Merchant Maiden Hospital in Lauriston Lane

Merchant Maiden Hospital

Lauriston Lane

Engraving in' Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  John Watson Hospital

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  John Watson Hospital

John Watson Hospital

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  Heriot's Hospital

Engraving in Modern Athens  -  Heriots Hospital  -  View from Edinburgh Castle

Heriot's Hospital

from Edinburgh Castle

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  Gillespie's Hospital

Enraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  Gillespie's Hospital

Gillespie's Hospital


Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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