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The Parliament Close

Unknown, 1849, Oil painting
The Parliament Close
The Parliament Close
The Parliament Close
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Museums & Galleries Item
Item no
20730
Title
The Parliament Close and Public Characters of Edinburgh, 50 years since
Description
A unique record of the leading politicians, professionals and members of society in the late 1700s.The recognisable individuals, who are listed in a key, stand in front of St Giles cathedral on the Royal Mile. The small trading booths are no longer standing today but the statue of Charles II can still be seen outside St Giles.

Artist / maker
Date
1849
Size
59.0 x 91.1cm
Location
City Art Centre
Accession number
HH1174/1948
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Price
Digital FileElectronic file 72 dpi JPEG
£5.80(inc. VAT 20%)
Digital FileElectronic File 300 dpi TIFF
£29.40(inc. VAT 20%)
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