Leith Inner Harbour

Thomas Vernon Begbie  -  late 1850s

Leith Inner Harbour with flat-bottom boats  -  looking towards the sea

Leith Inner Harbour - Photograph by Begbie

  The Cavaye Collection of Thomas Begbie Prints: City Art Centre, City of Edinburgh Museums and Galleries 

  

Leith Inner Harbour

This photograph appeared in a leather-bound album inscribed from Thomas Begbie to his wife Sarah Elizabeth MacDonald, September 1859.

The flat-bottom boats were designed to rest on the mud flats whilst handling cargo.

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