Old Town Edinburgh from the Calton Hill

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George Washington Wilson


Accession no. PGP R 204
Medium Albumen print
Size 16.8 x 24.3 cm
Credit Gift of Mrs. Riddell in memory of Peter Fletcher Riddell 1985

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Owner: National Galleries of Scotland Commons
Source: Flickr Commons
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    • 15/Jan/2009 13:22:04

    This brought such a smile to my face! I'd love to see it beside a shot from exactly the same spot now.

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    Jonathan Tonberg

    • 15/Jan/2009 19:27:33

    Wow. Presumably that's Calton Gaol in the foreground? Closest modern shot I could find through a cursory Flickr search is this.

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    • 28/Jan/2009 18:31:41

    This photograph has been discussed in the Flickr Commons group in Edinburgh: Then & Now This is the shot that gave me the inspiration to do the project : ) Old Town Edinburgh from Calton Hill 2009

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    Jonathan Tonberg

    • 28/Jan/2009 19:47:59

    Very well done mate - thanks for taking the time and effort.

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    • 30/Jan/2009 14:07:10

    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!

2 months ago a contributor from Vaucluse, Australia suggested this image location is 55.9554, -3.18284