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Special Collections Material

From Sir Walter Scott's Provincial Antiquities and Picturesque Scenery of Scotland (Vol. II) (1826)
Sp Coll BD6-b.9

"The mouldering ruins of the Castle, with its tremendous triple tier of vaults, were long the abode of the proud family of the St Clairs, whose titles at one period of their history would have wearied a herald ... This mouldering fabric has been often described in detail, with all the legendary additions extracted from Father Hay's manuscript."

(pages 128-129)

Pellat & Green's show room
Roslin Castle, built in the cliffs of Roslin Glen.
(Plate between pages 128 and 129: Drawn by J.M.W. Turner, R.A.; engraved by W.R. Smith; printed by McQueen & Co.

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