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Calton Hill

Views from Calton Hill

Book of Engravings

Published 1847

Book Cover

Cover of a book of engravings, published 1847 - Views from Calton Hill

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh

Looking NW

FOREGROUND:        Dugald Stewart Monument on Calton Hill

MIDDLE DISTANCE:   Broughton;  Greenside

BACKGROUND:        Corstorphine Hill;  Firth of Forth;  Fife

View to the NW - An engraving from a book of engravings published 1847

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh

Looking North

FOREGROUND:        Footpath across Calton Hill

MIDDLE DISTANCE:   Greenside;  Hillside (not yet built)

BACKGROUND:        Firth of Forth;  Lomond Hills, Fife;  Inchkeith

View to the North - An engraving from a book of engravings published 1847

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh

Looking NE

FOREGROUND:        NE slopes of Calton Hill

MIDDLE DISTANCE:   Leith;  Lochend;  Restalrig

BACKGROUND:        Firth of Forth;  Fife;  North  Berwick Law

View to the NE - An engraving from a book of engravings published 1847

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh

Looking SE

FOREGROUND:        SE slopes of Calton Hill;  Burns Monument

MIDDLE DISTANCE:   Abbeyhill;  Holyrood Palace;  Holyrood industry

BACKGROUND:        Coast of East Lothian;  Arthur's Seat;  Holyrood Crags

View to the SE - An engraving from a book of engravings published 1847

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh

Looking South

FOREGROUND:        Royal High School roof;  Edinburgh Gas Works chimney

MIDDLE DISTANCE:   Holyrood Industry;  Canongate

BACKGROUND:        Salisbury crags;  Pentland Hills

View to the South - An engraving from a book of engravings published 1847

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh

Looking SW

FOREGROUND:        Western slopes of Calton Hill

MIDDLE DISTANCE:   Calton Jail;  East End of Princes Street;  Scott Monument

BACKGROUND:        Tron kirk, St Giles;  Tolbooth church;  Edinburgh Castle

View to the SE - An engraving from a book of engravings published 1847

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh

 

1.

Enlarge these photos
of the
Book Cover +  Six Engravings

Cover of a book of engravings, published 1847 - Views from Calton Hill

View to the NW - An engraving from a book of engravings published 1847

2.

360o Panormama
of views from
Calton Hill

All six engravings above can be joined together to make a 360o panorama.

  0_engraving_-_cvotc_1847_cover.htm

Please click on one of these links to see a Medium or Large copy of this panorama.  After the image appears, you'll need scroll across the screen to see the whole panorama.

 

Calton Hill

Around Edinburgh

 

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere    Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks