Several of the
19th century monuments can still be found on Calton Hill.
But there were also other less
permanent buildings in the mid-nineteenth century. What is known of
The early Edinburgh photographer,
James Ross, gave his address as Calton
Hill. Did he use one of the temporary structures?
There were exhibitions of statues and
other entertainments on the hill. Below is an advertisement from an
The Annual General Meeting of the
Proprietors of the Pleasure Grounds on the Calton Hill is to be held
in the Waterloo Rooms, on WEDNESDAY the 25th of January at One o'
W Scott Elliot:
North British Advertiser: 14 January 1854]