This is a fine reproduction map of Edinburgh.
S.D.U.K 1834 Map or plane of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Centered on Old Town, it covers the city of Edinburgh, know as the “Athens of the North” in exceptional detail, noting individual streets, buildings, rivers, squares and parks. A beautiful illustration of Edinburgh Castle is included along the left border, below the title. The lower border depicts the many important monuments and buildings in profile. These include the Observatory, the Old High School, St. Giles’s Church, St. John’s Chapel, Assembly Rooms, Colton Jail, etc.
CARTOGRAPHER : S.D.U.K.
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