Engraving from Old & New Edinburgh - published 1890

The Scott Monument

The Scott Monument  -  Princes Street

Engraving in 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The Scott Monument in Princes Street

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The Scott Monument

This engraving of the Scott Monument is by Butterworth & Heath.

The monument was completed in 1844.  

It was photographed under construction by Hill & Adamson and by Talbot, and has remained a popular subject of photography and vantage point for photographers.


Views taken from the Scott Monument

Looking to the west: Looking to the east:
Princes Street - View from the Scott Monument of a "tram jamb" in the early 1950s

Princes Street  -  Looking East from Scott Monument  -  1912