Edinburgh Castle


Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

Edinburgh Castle  -  view from below Ramsay Garden, the Mound

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  Edinburgh Castle from Ramsay Garden

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Ian Smith


Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by J Hinchliff



Edinburgh Castle

This view looks from beside Ramsay Gardens, near the top of The Mound, towards Edinburgh Castle.

In the foreground are a number of figures, including two soldiers and two Newhaven Fishwives.

 Engraving  -  Newhaven Fishwives

In the background at the right of the picture is St Cuthbert's Church.

Edinburgh Castle stands 300 ft above sea-level, and is accessible only from the west side, across the Castle Esplanade where the Edinburgh Military Tattoo is now held every August.



Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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