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Robert Louis Stevenson's parents leased Swanston Cottage from 1867-1880. He would often visit them and go for walks in the Pentland Hills.
A series of beautiful Japanese wood cut prints dating from the 1850s depicting winter in Japan.
The rags to riches fairy tale of Cinderella is told through beautiful silhouette pictures by Arthur Rackham.

Our Town Stories – Edinburgh

Explore Edinburgh’s history through images and maps from the collections of Edinburgh Libraries. Discover the city’s past by reading the stories of its people, places and city life.