Engraving from Old & New Edinburgh - published 1890

Holyrood
and the Firth of Forth

Holyrood and the Firth of Forth  -  from Arthur's Seat

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Holyrood Palace and Abbey, and the Firth of Forth

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Holyrood and the Firth of Forth from Arthur's Seat

This is described in Old & New Edinburgh as being 'Holyrood Palace and Abbey from the rare View by Hollar in the British Museum'.

Numbers on this engraving can just be seen.  The key describes the features as follows:

10 = Abbey of Holyrood House, now the Palace

11 = The Abbey Church

12 = The Gatehouse

13 = The King's Gardens

14 = The Outer Court of the Palace

24 = Town of Leith

26 = Inchkeith Castle

 

 

 

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