Item 2008.001.014 - Photographs of Scottish scenery / photographs by A. Burns; text by R.M. Ballantyne

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Photographs of Scottish scenery / photographs by A. Burns; text by R.M. Ballantyne

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  • [1866] (Creation)

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1 book (92 pages, 13 b&w photographs; albumen prints): 28L x 27W x 2H

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Red leather cover; cover embossed in gold with "Photographs of Scottish Scenery / Edinburgh" with gold border. Detached binding. Features scenes of Edinburgh.

Published by Andrew Duthie, photographc publisher in Glasgow. Views photographed by A. Burns with letterpress text by R. M. Ballanytne. Letterpress is contained in a thin, black border. Photographs are glued onto pages. Some photographs are loose and others are peeling away from pages. One page is entirely torn out and loose.

Views include: Sir Walter Scott's Monument; Edinburgh from the Castle; Edinburgh from Calton Hill; The Old Town from Prince's Street; Prince's Street, Scott Monument; Leith from Calton Hill; Holyrood Palace, and Arthur Seat; John Knox's House, High Street; The West Bow, High Street; The Castle and Grassmarket; The High School; National Galler, Free Church College; Donaldson's Hospital.

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Completely detached binding. Photographs are loose.

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