R.P. Phillimore’s East Lothian by Jan Bondeson is available from Edinburgh Books at the West Port Edinburgh. https://edinburghbooks.net
Police headquarters stood in Parliament Square opposite St Giles.
James McLevy was in charge of the city’s plain clothes police department.
The engraving shows the esplanade at Edinburgh Castle. The Gordon Highlanders received new colours on the esplanade in 1864
The painting by Robert Sanderson shows the main gate at Edinburgh Castle. The painting is part of the collection stored in the City Art Centre. The One o’ clock Gun can be seen firing from the Half Moon Battery.
The engraving shows the Inner Gate at Edinburgh Castle leading to the Argyle Battery.
The Regalia is on display to the public in the Crown Room.
The regalia consists of the Crown and the Sword and the Sceptre
Walter Scott discovered the Regalia which had been placed in a wooden trunk when the treaty between Scotland and England was signed and stored in a small room in the Castle.
The engraving shows the east side of the royal apartments in Crown Square.