National Monument

Calton Hill

The National Monument on Calton Hill was started as a memorial to the Scots who died in the Napoleonic Wars, but was never finished, due to lack of funding.  Many who had promised donations failed to pay.

 

Engravings

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The National Monument on Calton Hill

Old & New Edinburgh  -  1890

Engraving by T Dick after G Kemp  -  Published in London c.1840  -  The National Monument and Observatory on Calton Hill

Published in London  -  c.1840

 

Stereo Card

Albumen Print

Stereo view of National Monument on Calton Hill  -  Universal Stereoscopic View Company

Universal Stereoscopic View Co

Albumen Print of the National Monument of Calton Hill  -  by AA Inglis

A A Inglis

 

Lithograph

Tinted Lithograph by T Picken after J Harding  -  c.1800  -  The National Monument on Calton Hill

Published in Scotland Delineated

 

Postcard

Postcard by A Louis Reis & Co  -  The National Monument on Calton Hill, Einburgh

A Louis Reis & Co

 

Photographs

2005

The National Monument, Calton Hill

2005

 

Monument floodlit for

Torchlight Procession

December 30, 2011

Photo taken at Calton Hill on the evening of the Torchlight Procession  -  December 30, 2011

Photo taken at Calton Hill on the evening of the Torchlight Procession  -  December 30, 2011

Photo taken at Calton Hill on the evening of the Torchlight Procession  -  December 30, 2011

Photo taken at Calton Hill on the evening of the Torchlight Procession  -  December 30, 2011

 

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