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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

1. Edinburgh, circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

Identifier: Coll-10/1
Scope and Contents This volume, comprising 374 items mounted on 267 pages and covering the city of Edinburgh, is the first in this set of eight scrapbook albums compiled by the naturalist Adam White. Geographical coverage is largely restricted to the Edinburgh of White’s day: that is, to the then Burghs of Edinburgh (including the Old and New Town) and the Canongate.Material relating to other areas within the city’s present-day boundaries – such as Holyrood Park, Restalrig, Merchiston and the Burgh of Leith...
Dates: circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

3. Peebles, Selkirk, Roxburgh, Berwick, circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

Identifier: Coll-10/3
Scope and Contents The third volume of Adam White’s set of eight scrapbook albums covers the historical Scottish Border counties of Peeblesshire, Selkirkshire, Roxburghshire and Berwickshire.As with the other albums, the arrangement is broadly by locality. Topographical and architectural views – from the eighteenth-century antiquarians Grose, de Cardonell and Archibald Rutherford onwards – are accompanied by other material including newspaper and magazine cuttings and portrait illustrations of, and...
Dates: circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

Hill and Adamson Calotypes

 Collection — Hill & Adamson
Identifier: Coll-1073
Scope and Contents Photographs of local characters and famous figures of the era, as well as landscape and urban scenes.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1840s