The National Galleries

Excavation work for the Playfair Project

 

The National Galleries  -  Excavation for the Playfair Project  -  18 September 2002

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk

The Playfair Project

Restoration

The photograph above was taken on 18 September 2002 from The Mound.  It shows the area between the Royal Scottish Academy (left) and the National Gallery of Scotland (right) and the progress that has been made with the excavation since 4 weeks earlier:

The National Galleries  -  Excavation work for the Playfair Project  -  20 August 2002

In the background is the Scott Monument (centre left) and the tower of the Balmoral Hotel (formerly the North British Hotel (centre right).

 

 

 

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1840s      Earthen Mound      2 Galleries      4 Galleries     Future      Artists

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