Reginald P Phillimore

Postcard

 

Calton Hill

Postcard  by Reginald P Phillimore  -  Calton Hill, Edinburgh

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Donald Lindgren and The European Library

Calton Hil

Here is a postcard of Calton Hill, near the centre of Edinburgh.  The postcard is by Reginald Phillimore and is characteristic of many of his postcards, with small sketches of the persons commemorated by the two monuments.

At the extreme left of the picture is Rock House

The Monuments of Calton Hill

On the skyline, from left to right are:

-   The Observatory with its telescope (now used by the Astronomical Society of Edinburgh.

-   The Dugald Stewart Memorial. ( Dugald Stewart appears bottom-left)

-   The National Monument.

-   The Nelson Monument, in the shape of an upturned telescope.  (Nelson appears bottom right.)

The reproduction of the postcard above appeared in the book 'The Work of Reginald P Phillimore in Old Picture Postcards' by Donald Lindgren  [ISBN 90 288 5264 6 / CIP].  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Rev. Donald Lindgren and European Library, Zaltbommel, Netherlands.

 

 

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