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- Object: Edinburgh Castle from the Grass Market
Key plate to a print by Robert Brandard after Colonel Robert Batty, issued in 'Select Views of the principal Cities of Europe ...', (London, Moon, Boys & Graves) Part IV; view of a square with the Corn Market building to the left and the castle on a mound rising behind, with Half-Moon Battery projecting from the side on the right; above is an aeriel map of the city showing also New Haven, the Firth of Forth and Leith. 1830
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Height: 308 millimetres (trimmed?)
Width: 228 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See also 2010,7081.7396 and 7397, which relate to other prints issued in the same publication.
Notice is given in the 'London literary gazette and journal of belles lettres ...', for 1831, p. 252 of 'Select Views of the principal Cities of Europe, From original Paintings by Liet-Colonel Batty, F.R.s. Part iV. London: Moon, Boys and Graves; Rodwell; Jennings and Chaplin. This Part contains Edinburgh Castle, from the Grassmarket (R. Brandard); two panoramic Sketches of Edinburgh, from the Calton Hill, and more finished engravings of the same (Geo. Cooke and J.H. Hernot) ... ; and Edinburgh, from the ascent of Arthur's Seat (W.R. Smith) ...'
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- Associated titles
Associated Title: Select Views of the principal Cities of Europe
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- Acquisition notes
- Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Friends of the British Museum, the Art Fund, Mrs Charles Wrightsman, the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, and numerous individual donors.
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