National Portrait Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh Photos

The National Portrait Gallery of Scotland (1889) (Queen St.) was designed in neo-Gothic style by Sir Robert Rowand Anderson. It is the branch of the National Gallery of Scotland which displays paintings and busts of historical Scots and events.

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National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sculpted facade of National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish unicorns sculpted over doorway of National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sculpted figures between windows on facade of National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
National Portrait Gallery of Scotland (1889) (Queen St.). Edinburgh, Scotland. Style: Neo-Gothic. Architect: Sir Robert Rowand Anderson.Sculpted facade of National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish unicorns sculpted over doorway of National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sculpted figures between windows on facade of National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Entrance of National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Corner tower at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Main hall with processional frieze by William Hole in at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Processional frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Entrance of National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Corner tower at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Main hall with processional frieze by William Hole in at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Processional frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Processional frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Detail of Carlyle, Livingston, et al on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Detail of Raeburn, Scott, Burns, Telford, Watt, et al on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Detail of Caledonia surrounded by historical persons on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Processional frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Detail of Carlyle, Livingston, et al on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Detail of Raeburn, Scott, Burns, Telford, Watt, et al on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Detail of Caledonia surrounded by historical persons on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Detail of medieval historical persons on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Detail of Druids through Vikings on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Detail of stone age through Roman Scotland on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Detail of Bruce, Wallace, et al on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Detail of medieval historical persons on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Detail of Druids through Vikings on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Detail of stone age through Roman Scotland on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Detail of Bruce, Wallace, et al on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Detail of Renaissance Scotland on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Detail of Jacobite Scotland on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Mission of St. Columba to Picts mural on balcony of main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Landing of St. Margaret at Queens-Ferry mural on balcony of main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Detail of Renaissance Scotland on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Detail of Jacobite Scotland on frieze by William Hole in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Mission of St. Columba to Picts (563-597) mural on balcony of main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Landing of St. Margaret at Queens-Ferry (1068) mural on balcony of main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Defeat of Haco King of Norway by Alexander III at Largs mural on balcony of main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Battle of Stirling Bridge mural on balcony of main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bannockburn mural on balcony of main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.King James III presented to the nobles by his mother at the siege of Roxburgh mural on balcony of main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Defeat of Haco King of Norway by Alexander III at Largs (1263) mural on balcony of main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Battle of Stirling Bridge (1297) mural on balcony of main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bannockburn (1314) mural on balcony of main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.King James III presented to the nobles by his mother at the siege of Roxburgh (1460) mural on balcony of main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Marriage procession of James IV & Margaret Tudor in Edinburgh mural on balcony of main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ceiling painted with star signs in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sculpture of Robert Burns in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.John Ritchie Findlay, founder & building donor of National Portrait Gallery of Scotland portrait. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Marriage procession of James IV & Margaret Tudor in Edinburgh (1503) mural on balcony of main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ceiling painted with star signs in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sculpture of Robert Burns in main hall at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.John Ritchie Findlay, founder & building donor of National Portrait Gallery of Scotland portrait (1889). Edinburgh, Scotland.
Busts of famous Scots in Library at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gallery architecture at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Paintings of Scottish kings at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gallery design at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Busts of famous Scots in Library at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gallery architecture at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Paintings of Scottish kings at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland. Gallery design at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.

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