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The Scott Monument under Construction

Return of Charles I to London after the Coronation at Edinburgh

Schipbreuk van de hertog van York onderweg naar Edinburg, 1683

Perspective view of the castle and city of Edinburgh, with the towns of Leith, Burnt-Island, and Kinghorn.

Colours carried by the Scots brigade in Holland prior to 1782. Now in St. Giles's Church, Edinburgh. 1780

Setting out from Edinburgh on the Tour (Picturesque Beauties of Boswell, Part the Second)

Walking Up the High Street, Edinburgh (Picturesque Beauties of Boswell, Part the First)

[Iron-stone rock in various stages being formed by natural processes of heat and cold] / F. Blaine, del. et inci.

The constancy of Tom Jones subdued by the charms of Black Moll..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling" (Edinburgh, 1791), Vol. I (Book V, chapter 10)

Tom Jones detects the Philsopher in Black Molls Bed Chamber..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling" (Edinburgh, 1791), Vol. I (Book I, chapter 5)

Partridge cruelly accused and maltreated by his Wife &..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling" (Edinburgh, 1791), Vol. I (Book I, chapter 4)

The infant Jones found in the bed of Mr. Allworthy..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling" (Edinburgh, 1791), Vol. I (Book I, chapter 3)

Edinburgh from "Poems, chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, on Various Subjects. [With plates, including a portrait.]"

Edinburgh.

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

Egypt from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

Paris from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

map from "The History of the rise and progress of the Revolution in France, with an impartial and concise account of the late war ... By the same society that compiled the Edinburgh New Geographical Grammar. Embellished with select maps, illustrative of the marches and countermarches of the belligerent powers"

Edinburgh from "The History of Scotland ... embellished with elegant engravings"

map from "The History of Edinburgh, from the earliest accounts, to ... 1780 ... To which is added, a sketch of the improvements of the city, from 1780 to 1816. Embellished with an elegant plan of the city"

map from "[The History of Edinburgh, from the earliest accounts, to ... 1780 ... To which is added, a sketch of the improvements of the city, from 1780 to 1816. Embellished with an elegant plan of the city.]"

View of a lake or river with a sailboat

View of a Waterfall (recto); Landscape Study (verso)

View of a river with a promenade

View of Fingal's Cave

View of the Thames with Figures in Foreground

Edinburgh from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Water of Leith from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Old Town from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

seat of the Duke of Argyll, chief of Clan Campbell from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Edinburgh from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Edinburgh from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Airth Castle from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Register Office from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

former seat of the Duke of Buccleuch from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Water of Leith from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Craigleith from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Gordon Castle from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Perthshire from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Mingarry Castle from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

South Ayrshire from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Aberdeenshire from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Inchrye from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Edinburgh from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Roslin Castle from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Edinburgh from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Craigmillar Castle from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

bridge from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

near Aberfeldy from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Calton Hill from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Castle Island, Loch Leven, near Kinross, Scotland from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Edinburgh from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Edinburgh Academy from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Edinburgh from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Kenmount from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Selkirk from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Aberdeenshire from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Culzean Castle from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Renfrewshire from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Gask from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Scotland from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Murthly from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

engraving from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Edinburgh Castle from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Kilgraston from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

North Bridge from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Duns from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Greyfriars Kirk from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Roseneath from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

oldest museum in Scotland from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Meggernie Castle from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

North Bridge from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Lindertis from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

edinburgh from "Report relative to proposed improvements on the earthen mound, etc. [With an appendix and plates.]"

edinburgh from "Report relative to proposed improvements on the earthen mound, etc. [With an appendix and plates.]"

Edinburgh, from St. Anthonys Chapel.

Edinburgh from "The Topographical, Statistical, and Historical Gazetteer of Scotland"

Kenneth Macleay

Bonaly Towers. Home of Lord Cockburn

James Aytoun

Sir William Allan, P.R.S.A.

Dr. Jabez Bunting

"Cookie" Miller

Mr. and Mrs. John Thomson