The Mound

Please click here to see description of  The Mound

 

Engravings

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'

Modern Athens - 1829

The Rotunda

and National Galleries

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The Mound from  the roof of the Royal Institurion

Old & New Edinburgh - 1890

The Mound

from Royal Institution roof

 

Stereo Views

Underwood & Underwood

Stereo View looking down the Mound towards Princes Street and the National Galleries  -  Underwood & Underwood

Description on the back of a Stereo View, looking down the Mound towards Princes Street and the National Galleries  -  Underwood & Underwood Description on the back of a Stereo View, looking down the Mound towards Princes Street and the National Galleries  -  Underwood & Underwood 

Looking down the Mound

towards Princes Street and Galleries

G W Wilson

GW Wilson stereo card  -  Assembly Hall, etc. from Princes Street

The back of a stereo view by GW Wilson  -  -  Assembly Hall, etc. from Princes Street

Looking up the Mound

towards the Assembly Hall etc.

 

Post Cards

Postcard from an unidentified publisher  -  Looking up the Mound from Princes Street in the 1920s

POST CARD

Foot of the Mound - 1920s

 

Old Photos

Edinburgh Social History Photographs  -  Gathering at the foot of The Mound  -  A crowd gathered round a clergyman

Gathering at the
Foot of The Mound

Magistrates await
the Masons' Procession

1896

 

Photos

1950s and 1960s

Trams and other vehicles in Princes Street at the foot of the Mound

1950s

Princes Street - Foot of The Mound

 Last trams up The Mound  -  1956

1956

Last Trams up the Mound

Looking up the Mound  -  late-1950s?

Late-1950s?

Looking up the Mound

 downup the Mound - around 1960?

Around 1960

Looking down the Mound

 

Photos  -  May 2002

Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  May 2002  -  The Queen's Coach parked outside Assembly Hall, the Mound

Royal Visit

Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  May 2002  -  The Queen's Coach driving up the Royal Mile en route from Assembly Hall to Holyrood

Royal Visit

 

Photos  -  December 2005

Edinburgh, Christmas 2005  -  Looking up the Mound towards the Christmas Tree.  The Church of Scotland's Assembly Halls are in the background.

Christmas Tree

Edinburgh, Christmas 2005  -  Looking towards the Christmas Tree on the Mound, with Ramsay Garden and Edinburgh Castle in the background.

Castle and Christmas Tree

Torchlight Procession to mark the start of Edinburgh's New Year Celebrations  -  29 December 2005

Torchlight Procession

Torchlight Procession to mark the start of Edinburgh's New Year Celebrations  -  29 December 2005

Torchlight Procession

Torchlight Procession to mark the start of Edinburgh's New Year Celebrations  -  29 December 2005

Torchlight Procession

Torchlight Procession to mark the start of Edinburgh's New Year Celebrations  -  29 December 2005

Torchlight Procession

 

Photos  -  November 2010

Christmas Tree on the Mound  -  November 2010

Christmas Tree

 

Photos  -  July 2011

Loking down the Mound  to National Galleries beneath a Summer Sky

National Galleries + Sky

Looking across the Mound  -  Posters and West Princes Street Gardens

West Princes Street Gardens + Posters

 

Photos  -  July 2012

Olympic Rings

The First Six Photos

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Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

The Next Three Photos

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    Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

   Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012
    Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

 

Photos  -  August 2012

Paralympic Symbol

Symbol for the 2012 Paralympic Games  -  The Mound, Edinburgh

Symbol for the 2012 Paralympic Games  -  The Mound, Edinburgh

Symbol for the 2012 Paralympic Games  -  The Mound, Edinburgh

Symbol for the 2012 Paralympic Games  -  The Mound, Edinburgh

 

 

Full Index

Views of Edinburgh

Princes Street views:
 Looking E         Looking W         Looking N + NE        Looking S

from Calton Hill        Preparing for the Trams        Princes Street Gardens

Other street views:
 Grassmarket         George Street          High Street        High Street closes        Leith Street
Lothian Road       North Bridge       Saint James Sq       
Waverley Bridge       More Streets

 

 

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