Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

The Canongate

 

Looking to the west up the Canongate

Engraving in Modern Athens  -  published in 1829  -  The Canongate looking west

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Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by W Tombleson

 

 

The Canongate  -  looking west

The book Modern Athens describes the Canongate, shown in the engraving above:

"The houses represented in the engraving are chiefly remarkable for their irregular appearance;  but their lofty stories and diversified outlines contrast strongly with the new designs and long unbroken fronts of the modern streets of Edinburgh."  [This was written in 1829]

 

 

Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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