The illustration shows the Trades Maiden Hospital which stood in Argyle Square. image credit: ‘The Book of the Old Edinburgh Club’ January 1953.
The illustration shows the Gunner’s Hut which stands on the Half Moon Battery. The hut was used as a workshop by the artillerymen responsible for firing the One o’ clock Gun. image credit One o’ Clock Gun Association
The illustration shows Mons Meg which points to the Firth of Forth. image credit ‘Jock Halliday A Grassmarket Hero’.
The illustation shows the Free Church on the Mound. image credit: ‘Ben Hanson A Story of George Watson’s College’.
The illustration shows Duddingston Loch. image credit: ‘Ben Hanson A Story of George Watson’s College’.
Jessie Margaret Saxby was born in 1842 on Unst in the Shetland Islands. The author who was interested in politics was also a suffragette. image credit: ‘Ben Hanson A Story of George Watson’s College’.
The illustration shows Alexander Henderson’s memorial which stands in Greyfriars Kirkyard. The theologian was one of the founders of the Reformed Church in Scotland. image credit: ‘The Martyr Graves of Scotland’.
The tombstone where the Covenant was said to be signed in 1638 stands at the east end of Greyfriars kirkyard near the main gate. image credit ‘The Martyr Graves of Scotland’.
John Brown the Astronomer Royal for Scotland passed away on Sunday. The astronomer attended the Calton Hill Stakeholders meetings organised by the Council to discuss the refurbishment of the Calton Hill Observatory. The meetings were also attended by representatives from the Collective, the Astronomical Society of Edinburgh and the One o’ Clock Gun Association. image credit: John Brown.
The illustration shows the east end of Laurieston Place during the 17th century. The path from the gate leads to the Meadows.