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West Smith's Close

Drummond, James, 1879, Pencil work, Reproduction
West Smith's Close
West Smith's Close
West Smith's Close
Category
Library Item
Item no
1735
Title
West Smith's Close
Description
A wooden balcony stands above the entranceway at the corner to old stonebuilt houses. The balcony is blocked off at the bottom with wooden planks. A piece of cloth hangs over this. A brush or broom is in front of the material. A separate handrail lies above. Openings lead off from the balcony. The lower part of a ladder sits above one of these entrances. On the lower part of the close there are lintels above the doorways. A wooden support pole lies at an angle in the main entrance.
Artist / maker
Date
1879
Size
26.6 x 17.5 cm
Location
Edinburgh and Scottish Collection