This attractive little engraving appeared in Views of Edinburgh & Its
Vicinity, published by Banks & Co, probably in the 1860s. My
edition has a message in ink written on the frontispiece and dated April
11 1869. This booklet has a soft cover, titled Views in the
In this view, the Edinburgh to Glasgow railway can be seen passing
through Princes Street Gardens and beneath the National Gallery of
Scotland. The buildings in this view are:
on Castle Rock.
TOP RIGHT: St
Cuthbert's Church, beside West Princes Street Gardens.
Church of Scotland College, Mound Place.
Gallery of Scotland, The Mound.
Royal Scottish Institution, The Mound.
East Princes Street Gardens are in the foreground