This photograph was taken from the Radical Road in Holyrood Park on 11
October 2004, two days after the Queen officially opened the new Scottish
On the skyline are the Nelson Monument (in the form of an upturned
telescope) and the uncompleted National Monument on Calton Hill.
Beneath them, on Regent Road, is the former Royal High School building,
currently the subject of a feasibility study with a view to converting it
into a Scottish National Photographic Centre.