Scott Monument, Princess Street

Scott Monument, Princess Street Edinburgh Scotland


Stock #: 345695
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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This most remarkable monument was erected by public subscription in memory of Sir Walter Scott and stands in the eastern division of Princess Street. The design is that of a spiral Gothic cross of great elegance in outline and in details. A marble statue of Scott is placed under the central canopy, and the niches are occupied by figures of characters in Scott's writings. Princess Street is magnificiently laid out in beautiful terraced gardens and is a fitting surrounding to the monument