Edinburgh in 1886 (Edinburgh, Scotland) : Detail, looking down George Street to Calton Hill

Creator:
Brewer, Henry William, fl. 1858-d. 1903
Published/Created:
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1886 (publication)
Physical Description:
56 cm (height, including key) x 109 cm (width, including key)
Date Depicted:
5/3/2009
Materials:
ink on paper
Notes:
Bird's eye view (not drawn to scale) of Edinburgh drawn by H. W. Brewer and engraved by T. Griffiths. View of New Town from Charlotte Square, looking down George Street towards Princes Street and the Castle beyond. The view terminates with Calton Hill and its monuments in the distance. The small domed pavilion in the top right hand corner was built for the 1886 world's fair (International Exhibition) and was opened by Queen Victoria on the 22nd May 1886. Folded copies of this print were handed out to visitors to the pavilion. It has a keyblock to the landmarks at the bottom. A print is in the City of Edinburgh Museums collections, as well as Boston Public Library.
Topics:
Architecture -- Britain -- 19th century -- (YVRC)
Architecture -- Scotland -- 19th century -- (YVRC)
Maps -- Britain -- 19th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Nineteenth century
Culture:
British
Scottish
Accession Number:
1A2-SC-E-E_AA2-6
Genre:
maps (AAT)
maps and globes
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Maps, Atlases & Globes
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
documents; cartographic materials; maps; visual works; drawings (visual works); orthographic projections (images); plans (orthographic projections)s; site plans; visual works; prints (visual works); intaglio prints; engravings (prints) architecture; citys
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Addition Module Seven
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
5/3/2009 12:00:00 AM
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4349
OID:
10472528
PID:
digcoll:1816242