Edinburgh, 77a Princes Street, Royal Scottish Academy

Art Gallery

Site Name Edinburgh, 77a Princes Street, Royal Scottish Academy

Classification Art Gallery

Alternative Name(s) Royal Institution; Rsa; The Mound; Society Of Antiquaries Of Scotland

Canmore ID 68128

Site Number NT27SE 242

NGR NT 25387 73845

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Architecture Notes

NT27SE 242 25387 73845

ARCHITECT: William Playfair, 1825-9, 1832-4.

Hippolyte J Blanc 1913 -design for library & council room

REFERENCE: NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND

NG 1/59/7 12 Nov 1825 Wm Trotter- covering walls of exhibition room walls 3/4 wide Marone Baize. Floors Strong Grey Drugget. ?107.11.9

REFERENCE: SCOTTISH RECORD OFFICE

The New Gallery for the use of the Royal Institution for the Encouragement of the Fine Arts.

Letter from James Skene indicates that the building is expected to be complete by October.

1825 GD150/2665/2

Edinburgh, The Mound, Royal Scottish Academy.

NMRS Printroom:

Edinburgh, various photographs by A. Burns.

Note cont: from Gilbert Ferrier of George St, Edinburgh.

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