View of Edinburgh from Bonnington

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'…a suburb on the mutual border of St Cuthberts and North Leith Parishes, Edinburghshire, on the water of Leith, and on the Edinburgh and Leith branch of the North British railway, in the south-western vicinity of Leith. It comprises numerous neat villes and good lofty houses…' (Ordnance Gazettear of Scotland, A Survey of Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical and Historical, 1882, Vol.1, p.174).

Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture



View of Edinburgh from Bonnington




oil on canvas


H 45.8 x W 61.1 cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

Diploma Work deposit, 1875

Work type


Inscription description

Sam Bough 1875


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