Edinburgh c1864Map Description Edinburgh c1864
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Drawn and engraved by G.H.Swanson this town plan of Edinburgh and Leith shows exceptional detail. Buildings are finely drawn with important buildings such as the famous castle displayed in block ink. The early railways, along with all roads are named. At the top of the plan there is the Firth of Forth along with its piers, harbour and docks. At the bottom of the map even the smallest of residences of Morningside are detailed and in many cases named.