image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

The City of Edinburgh

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From the Collection

Additional makers

Print maker - John Heaviside Clark; Publisher - Smith, Elder & Co

Description

Landscape showing the city dominated by the castle on the right and spreading to left, with the mountain of Arthur's Seat behind the castle and Melville's column in the distance to left; seen across parkland with a walled road zig-zagging through it on the right and men and women with a dog admiring the view from a height in the left foreground. 1824. Hand-coloured etching and aquatint.

Inscription

Lettered below the image with the title in open, strengthened letters around a crest with the motto 'Nisi Dominus Frustra' and 'Drawn on the Spot by I. Clark. / London, Published by Smith & Elder, Fenchurch Street, 1824.'

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Image Credit

image © Trustees of the British Museum

From the Watercolour World

Location

Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh, Scotland

Country

Medium