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“Elevation of the Scottish Register Office Edinburgh”, Engraving, 1800


Code: 10632


H: 37cm (14.6")W: 57.5cm (22.6")

James Basire (1730-1802) after Robert Adam (1728-1792)
“Elevation of the Register Office, or Building containing the Records of Scotland, Situated in the New Town of Edinburgh, fronting the Bridge"
Engraving, Published 4th July 1800

Dimensions:- 37 cm x 57.5 cm (image)
                    56.5 cm x 75 cm (framed)

Engraved for "The Report on the Public Records of the Kingdom etc."

A very attractive large format print of the General Register House on Princes Street in Edinburgh. Title to the top of the sheet. With a scale and publication details beneath the image.

Construction of the General Register House building began in 1774 to the designs of Robert Adam (1728-1792).

See Nation Galleries of Scotland P7911

Well presented in a modern frame and mount. The image nicely toned with age and with the usual neat folds associated with this publication.