Edinburgh Academy


Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

Edinburgh Academy  -   Hamilton Place

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  Edinburgh Academy

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Ian Smith


Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraver not named



Edinburgh Academy  -  Hamilton Place

This building, with its portico supported on Grecian Doric columns, was designed by William Burn, the designer of the John Watson Hospital.

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  John Watson Hospital

The cost of the Edinburgh Academy building was 12,000.  

It  is situated at the northern extreme of Edinburgh New Town (almost a mile to the north of Princes Street).

[Modern Athens]



Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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