Looking east from the National Galleries
This photograph appears to have been taken from the roof of the
Academy at the foot of the
It looks to the east along
Princes Street and the
on Calton Hill.
On the left hand side of the picture there seem to
be some well dressed pedestrians. The blinds are open to keep the
sun from the shop windows.
Open-top cable cars and horse-drawn vehicles can be
seen in Princes Street.
Towards the right of the picture is the
Scott Monument with
the North British
Hotel (now the Balmoral Hotel) behind.
just visible on the hill to the left of the hotel beside the