Archibald Burns

Stereoscopic Views

From his studio at Rock House, Calton Hill, in the 1860s and 1870s, Archibald Burns produced a series of stereo views of Edinburgh.

Rock House was the studio used by Hill & Adamson in the 1840s.

Some Archibald Burns' stereo views of Edinburgh are dated 1871 and 1876.  Others date from the 1850s.  He exhibited 20 stereo views in the Photographic Society of Scotland's 3rd Exhibition in Edinburgh in December 1858.

One of Archibald Burns' series of stereo views was titled: "Views of Edinburgh and its Neighbourhood, &c."  These views included views of:

-  Glasgow Cathedral

-  Glasgow Necropolis.

-  Linlithgow Palace

 

Archibald Burns' Views of Edinburgh

Stereoscopic View by Archibald Burns  -  John Knox House in the Royal Mile

John Knox House - 1

Stereoscopic view by Archibald Burns  -  John Knox House in the Royal Mile - by Archibald Burns

John Knox House - 2

Archibald Burns stereo card  -  View from Calton Hill towards Edinburgh Castle

View from Calton Hill

Archibald Burns stereo card  -  View from Edinburgh Castle towards Princes Street

View from Edinburgh Castle

Archibald Burns stereo card  -   The Sir Walter Scott Monument

The Scott Monument

A stereoview of Inchkeith by Archibald Burns

Inchkeith

 

 

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