Biographies of famous Scotsmen and some women, mostly of the 16th to the 19th centuries. Over 30 engraved portraits.
Edinburgh celebrities and unknown characters in coloured caricatures produced by J Jenkins between 1799 and 1805.
Documents and drawings of Scottish castles, landscapes, churches and other religious buildings, collected by George Henry Hutton.
Examine in detail Traquair's exquisite illuminated manuscript of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's 'Sonnets from the Portuguese'.
Castles, abbeys, battle grounds, harbours and landscapes in Scotland are among the subjects in this 19th-century book of engravings and descriptions.
Distinctive examples of bookbinding created in Scotland, from our pre-eminent collection of decorative bindings, which spans 500 years.
Dozens of zoomable engravings show us Scottish towns, castles and palaces from the 17th-century, as seen by military surveyor John Slezer.
Photos, audio recordings, floor plans and more help tell the story of the famous Bartholomew mapmakers of Edinburgh.
View each page of this book of prayer dated 1280 — one of the most richly illustrated manuscripts in Scotland during the Middle Ages.
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