Museum of Edinburgh Photos

The Museum of Edinburgh encompasses several heritage buildings at Bakehouse Close on the Royal Mile. It is noted for its collection of decorative arts (silver, glass, ceramics) made in the Lothian region, as well as other objects which tell stories of the City's history.

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Museum of Edinburgh in heritage buildings on Royal Mile around Bakehouse Close. Edinburgh, Scotland.Carved building with archway to Sugarhouse Close off Canongate St. Edinburgh, Scotland.Inscriptions on facade of Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Inscriptions on facade of Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Museum of Edinburgh in heritage buildings on Royal Mile around Bakehouse Close. Edinburgh, Scotland.Carved building with archway to Sugarhouse Close off Canongate St. Edinburgh, Scotland.Inscriptions on facade of Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Inscriptions on facade of Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Rear facade of Museum of Edinburgh on Bakehouse Close. Edinburgh, Scotland.Antique stone buildings on Bakehouse Close at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage buildings on Bakehouse Close at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Museum of Edinburgh courtyard on Bakehouse Close. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Rear facade of Museum of Edinburgh on Bakehouse Close. Edinburgh, Scotland.Antique stone buildings on Bakehouse Close at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage buildings on Bakehouse Close at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Museum of Edinburgh courtyard on Bakehouse Close. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Museum of Edinburgh carved doorway pediment on courtyard off Bakehouse Close. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh's Old Town around Canongate model at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Carved wooden highlander tobacco shop sign at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Longcase clock by James Nicoll of Canongate inside later case at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Museum of Edinburgh carved doorway pediment (1633) on courtyard off Bakehouse Close. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh's Old Town around Canongate model (prior to 1764) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Carved wooden highlander tobacco shop sign (19th C) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Longcase clock (mid 18th C) by James Nicoll of Canongate inside later case (c1830) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Longcase clock by James Nicoll of Canongate inside later case at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Copy of National Covenant signed by 4150 religious protestors against practices imposed in 1637 at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Condemned Covenanters on their way to execution in 1680s in the West Bow, Edinburgh painting at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Carved stone with inscription from Martyrs' Monument to Covenanters executed in 1680s for their refusal to conform to re-established Episcopalian Church at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Longcase clock (mid 18th C) by James Nicoll of Canongate inside later case (c1830) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Copy of National Covenant signed (March, 1638) by 4150 religious protestors against practices imposed in 1637 at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Condemned Covenanters on their way to execution in 1680s in the West Bow, Edinburgh painting (19th C) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Carved stone (c1706) with inscription from Martyrs' Monument to Covenanters executed in 1680s for their refusal to conform to re-established Episcopalian Church at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Lobster-tail helmet type used by Scottish soldiers during Covenanting Wars at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Port of Leith engraving at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Wine glass with crest of Edinburgh lawyer John Hamilton at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Coffee cup & saucer by Newhall factory of Staffordshire, England at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Lobster-tail helmet (c1700) type used by Scottish soldiers during Covenanting Wars at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Port of Leith engraving (18th C) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Wine glass (prior to 1757) with crest of Edinburgh lawyer John Hamilton at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Coffee cup & saucer by Newhall factory of Staffordshire, England at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Porcelain bowl commemorating Edinburgh & Leith Shipping Co. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stingmen of Leith stone panel showing men who carried imported wine barrels on poles at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bronze well head mouth piece by Sir William Bruce at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Statue of Sir Walter Scott by Sir John Steell designed for Scott Monument at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Porcelain bowl (early 19th C) commemorating Edinburgh & Leith Shipping Co. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stingmen of Leith stone panel (1678) showing men who carried imported wine barrels on poles at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bronze well head mouth piece (c1673) by Sir William Bruce at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Statue of Sir Walter Scott by Sir John Steell designed for Scott Monument at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Procession of George IV on Princes St., Edinburgh by William Turner of Oxford at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Jug with image of George IV attrib. Cadell's Pottery of Prestonpans at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Basket made by philosopher Adam Smith's mother at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Model firemen's helmets & objects plus model fire pumper at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Procession of George IV on Princes St., Edinburgh (Aug. 1822) by William Turner of Oxford at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Jug with image of George IV attrib. Cadell's Pottery of Prestonpans at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Basket made by philosopher Adam Smith's mother at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Model firemen's helmets & objects plus model fire pumper (c1830) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
James Braidwood firemaster of Edinburgh figurine by Staffordshire pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Views of Great Fire of Edinburgh lithograph by William Turner of London at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Greyfriars Bobby plaster model by William Brodie at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Uniform of Field Marshal Earl Haig plus camera & binoculars at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
James Braidwood firemaster of Edinburgh figurine (c1860) by Staffordshire pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Views of Great Fire of Edinburgh lithograph (1824) by William Turner of London at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Greyfriars Bobby plaster model (1872) by William Brodie at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Uniform of Field Marshal Earl Haig (c1920) plus camera & binoculars at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Suitcase & other objects used in WWI of Lt. General Earl Haig at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Suitcase & other objects used in WWI of Lt. General Earl Haig at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders (Woodrow Wilson, Louis Botha, Ferdinand Foch, Joseph Joffre) by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders (John French, King George V, Douglas Haig) by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders (John Jellicoe, Herbert Kitchener, David Beatty, David Lloyd George) by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lithylin & Hyalith Glass developed in Bohemia marketed in Scotland as Jasper ware at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Send of glass goblets engraved with thistles at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders (King George V & Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig) by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders (US President Woodrow Wilson with biplane) by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lithylin & Hyalith Glass (1870-80s) developed in Bohemia marketed in Scotland as Jasper ware at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland. Send of glass goblets engraved with thistles at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Collection of pottery from Kirkcaldy, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of Dunmore Pottery of Airth in Stirlingshire at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh-made silver collection at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of modern silver objects at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Collection of pottery from Kirkcaldy, Scotland (including Fife Pottery, Methven, & Wemyss Ware brands) (early 20th C) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland. Collection of Dunmore Pottery of Airth in Stirlingshire at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland. Edinburgh-made silver collection (17-20th C) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland. Collection of modern silver objects at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.

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