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Photograph - Holyrood Palace from Calton Hill
  • Holyrood Palace from Calton Hill
    Burns, Archibald
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Holyrood Palace from Calton Hill

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Edinburgh (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burns, Archibald (photographers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stereoscopic photograph, albumen print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 546

Physical description

Stereoscopic photograph depciting Holyrood Palace from Calton Hill in Scotland with Arthur's Seat visible behind. Mounted on yellow card and lettered photographer's name.

Place of Origin

Edinburgh (photographed)


ca. 1860 (photographed)


Burns, Archibald (photographers)

Materials and Techniques

Stereoscopic photograph, albumen print


Height: 8.5 cm Size of card, Width: 17.5 cm

Descriptive line

Stereoscopic photograph by Archibald Burns entitled 'Holyrood Palace from Calton Hill' as part of the 'Views of Edinburgh and its Neighbourhood' series of stereographs. Scotland, ca. 1860.




Photography; Albumen

Subjects depicted

Hills; Stereoscopes; Stereograph; Palaces; Castles; Views


Photographs; Scotland


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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