'From Castle to Palace'
Artists and the Royal Mile
John Knox House by John Guthrie
Reproduced with acknowledgement to City Art Centre
This exhibition tells the story of
Edinburgh's Royal Mile and Edinburgh's Old Town. The Royal Mile
leads from the Edinburgh Castle down the hill to Holyrood Palace, It is a
popular area for street artists and tourists during recent Edinburgh
The exhibition traces the history of the
Royal Mile over several centuries, covering, trade, religion, murders,
fires and royal visits.
It is illustrated with some impressive
paintings from the City Art Centre's collection by artists including:
- John W Ewbank
- W Turner
- Alexander Ritchie
- J Stewart Smith
- John Guthrie Spence
There are also old engravings, old
photographs and a few of my more recent photographs of the Royal Mile.