view is from a drawing by A Naysmith published in 1806.
Street (or Prince's Street as it was then called) can be seen as
a residential street with attractive terraces of houses on its
north side and an open outlook to the south.
Nelson Monument is a prominent feature in the
distance. There is housing below the monument (now gone).
North British Hotel, the Scott Monument, the National Galleries
and the Mound have all still to be built on the south side of