Stirling The Postcard Collection

Stirling The Postcard Collection

50 Gems of Stirling District

50 Gems of Stirling District

Edinburgh The Postcard Collection

Series: The Postcard Collection

Publication Date15th May 2022

Book FormatPaperback

pages96

Illustrations180

Height234

Width165

Explore a fascinating and evocative collection of postcards depicting Scotland’s capital city of Edinburgh.
RRP: £15.99 Online Price £14.39
Availability: Out of stock
ISBN
9781398106383

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, has been central to Scottish life and its history over the centuries. It is the seat of the Scottish Government, the Scottish Parliament, the supreme courts of Scotland, many national institutions, and a major educational, medical and financial centre. The Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official residence of the monarch in Scotland.


The Old Town retains much of its medieval character and the Georgian New Town, with its regular facades and major neo-classical buildings by architects of the stature of Robert Adam, is one of the world’s most extensive examples of neo-classical towns. Numerous festivals attract visitors from all over the world and its eminent scientists, engineers, philosophers and writers are internationally renowned.


In this book, Jack Gillon brings together a superbly evocative collection of old postcards of Edinburgh. The 180 featured postcards celebrate the city’s achievements and distinctive character in the form of its public buildings, principal streets, and historic landmarks. ‘Edinburgh: The Postcard Collection’ provides an invaluable visual record of the city’s past and a fascinating insight into the world of our ancestors.

Write Your Own Review
Only registered users can write reviews. Please Sign in or create an account