This view looks down from Calton Hill to the west. The main road,
leading straight ahead on the right hand side of the picture is Princes
Street, with the
North British Hotel (now the Balmoral Hotel) and its tower prominent
at the East End of the street.
The Scott Monument is hidden by the North British Hotel.
can be seen in the background on Castle Hill.
Calton Jail, now demolished to make way for the Government offices, St Andrew's House, is in the
foreground of the picture (lower left).