National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Photos

The National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh traces the history of the Scottish peoples, its decorative arts and technology, natural history as well as these subjects from other countries. This very large collection is displayed in an elegant Crystal Palace (1866) and an impressive modern new wing (1998).

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National Museum of Scotland (NMS), Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland new wing. Edinburgh, Scotland First structure of National Museum of Scotland inspired by London's Crystal Palace & opened as Edinburgh Museum of Science & Art. Edinburgh, Scotland Cast iron drinking fountain by Walter Macfarlane & Co. of Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
NMS - Ancient Scottish History Bronze pony cap found in bog near Torrs at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Silver brooches from St. Ninian's Isle Treasure found in Shetland church prob. hidden from Vikings at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Pictish stone carved with Daniel in lions' den from Rosemarkie at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
NMS - Recent Scottish History Portrait of King James VI of Scotland as a boy at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Oak armchair with coat of arms of Sir William Douglas of Glenbervie Scottish made at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Clarsach from West Highlands, Scotland at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
NMS - Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, CR Mackintosh Silver-painted side chair for Willow Tea Rooms by Charles Rennie Mackintosh & made by Francis Smith of Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Candlestick by Christopher Dresser made by Richard Perry, Son & Co. of Wolverhampton, England at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Central panel detail of Red Crosse Knight embroidered panels by Phoebe Anna Traquair at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
NMS - Scottish Silver Silver Craigievar mazer with maplewood bowl by James Craufurd of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland NMS - European Silver Silver gilt salt cellar after design by William Theed made by Paul Storr of London plus silver gilt salt spoon by Joseph Cradock & William K. Reid of London at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
NMS - Scottish Ceramics Earthenware salt bucket by Caledonian Pottery of Townhead, Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland NMS - European Ceramics Blue jasperware Gorgon Medusa by Wedgwood at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
NMS - Glass Arts Glass plate engraved to mark centenary of Royal Scottish Museum by Alison Geissler for Edinburgh Crystal Glass Co. at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland NMS - World's Fairs & Expos Edinburgh International Exhibition building graphic by Illustrated London News at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
NMS - Other Decorative Arts, Fabrics, Metal Silk & gilt thread court mantua dress from Britain at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Iron bannock toaster from Ayrshire at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Ram's head wheeled table snuff mull by R & HB Kirkwood of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland

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