The Royal Institution


Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

Looking down Hanover Street  - towards the Royal Institution in Princes St

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  The Royal Institution

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Ian Smith


Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by S Lacy


The Royal Institution

This view looks down Hanover Street towards the Royal Institution in Princes Street with the Old Town of Edinburgh in the background.

George Washington Wilson later took a photograph from a very similar position, but with some changes to the buildings against the skyline.

.National Gallery, Princes Street, Edinburgh  -  photo by GW Wilson



Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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