Merchiston Tower

 

Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

Merchiston Tower

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  Merchiston Tower

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Ian Smith

 

Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by W Radcliffe

    

Merchiston Tower

Merchiston Tower, near Edinburgh was reported to have been attacked in disputes between the loyalists and associates in June 1572.

More recently, it became the residence of John Lord Napier, Baron of Marchiston who discovered logarithms.

[History of Edinburgh (Maitland)   Maitland referred to the building as Marchiston Tower]

 

 

Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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