The Scott Monument

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Where: 3 Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1BQ, UK

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When: 01 January 1845

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Robert Adamson, David Octavius Hill

about 1845

Accession no. PGP HA 434
Medium Calotype print
Size Arched top: 15.80 x 20.60 cm
Credit Provenance unknown

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Owner: National Galleries of Scotland Commons
Source: Flickr Commons
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    Westbourne White

    • 15/Jan/2009 03:55:29


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    • 16/Jan/2009 00:18:05

    "Thunderbird 3" as we refer to it

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    • 28/Jan/2009 18:34:20

    This photograph has been discussed in the Flickr Commons group in Edinburgh: Then & Now The Scott Monument 2009

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    • 30/Jan/2009 14:07:42

    Hi, this photo was used in a Then and Now project about Edinburgh in the Flickr Commons group, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    goofy hour

    • 16/Feb/2009 21:44:39

    great pic.

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    Pixel Wrangler

    • 06/Apr/2009 21:58:58

    @ thehuman stomach & Dwro8ea There's an earlier Adamson & Hill photograph, captioned "Laying Foundation of the Sir Walter Scott Monument", that may be of interest to your discussion (in the notes above).

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    Mando Maniac

    • 07/Nov/2009 04:13:58

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called ANYTHING GOES SCOTLAND,VINTAGE PHOTOS,POSTCARDS,EPHEMERAetc..., and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    Kim Hee Chơn <3

    • 19/Feb/2011 07:56:40

    nice !

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    difficult fnord

    • 19/Feb/2011 11:09:56

    incredible piece of history and a good photograph

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    • 06/Mar/2011 15:21:37

    I work in this fantastic building.

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    Fernando Peón

    • 02/May/2011 22:29:35

    Wow...! Beautiful.

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    • 27/Oct/2011 19:49:32

    Looks like a top of underground cathedral:-)

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    • 30/Oct/2011 00:22:18

    Congratulations! This is a wonderful shot! Seen at the group: artland

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    Dieter von Schleich

    • 15/Apr/2012 14:33:34


2 months ago a contributor from Vaucluse, Australia suggested this image is from 1845


2 months ago a contributor from Sydney, Australia suggested this image location is 55.953, -3.19159

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