Edinburgh Castle


Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

Edinburgh Castle  -  The Interior Quadrangle

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -   Interior quadrangle of Edinburgh Castle

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Ian Smith


Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by J Hinchliff



Edinburgh Castle  -  The Interior Quadrangle

The book, Modern Athens, reports: 

"This ancient building has sometimes been a palace, sometimes a prison of princes. ..."

"This view shows the Parliament-house on the south side of the courtyard..  The door leading to the apartment where Queen Mary was confined; also the room where the regalia was discovered."

"We also learn, from the appearance of dates inscribed on the walls, that these apartments were repaired at different times up to 1616."

[Modern Athens]



Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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