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Creator:
Leith, Samuel, active 1830-1856, lithographer.
Title(s):

Edinburgh and the surrounding country as seen from the Calton Hill [graphic] : 356 feet above the sea level : the names of the principal churches, monuments, offices &c are marked directly underneath the hills with their heights above the sea level and their distances from Edinr., towns &c. and their distances, &c.

Additional Title(s):

Panoramic view of Edinburgh

Published/Created:
[Edinburgh] : Published at W. Macgill's 7, Hanover Street, Edinburgh, [1840]
Physical Description:
1 print on 6 joined sheets : hand colored lithographs ; sheets end-to-end 29 x 228 cm, rolled to 29 x 5 cm (scroll format)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 17
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
Title, gilt-stamped on publisher's original leather covered tube: Panoramic view of Edinburgh.
Title from foot of panorama.
Date of publication from Abbey.
Lithography by S. Leith's Lithography, Edinburgh.
Hyde, R. Gilded scenes and shining prospects, 95
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 549
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. With publisher's original gilt-stamped leather-covered tube. Paper on linen, edges trimmed with narrow strips of green silk.
Subject Terms:
Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Pictorial works.
Macgill, W. -- Publisher.
Scotland -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1840.
Panoramas -- Scotland -- Edinburgh.
Views -- Scotland -- Edinburgh.
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