Edinburgh, 77a Princes Street, Royal Scottish Academy
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
- Council Edinburgh, City Of
- Parish Edinburgh (edinburgh, City Of)
- Former Region Lothian
- Former District City Of Edinburgh
- Former County Midlothian
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.
Edinburgh, The Mound, Royal Scottish Academy.
Edinburgh, various photographs by A. Burns.
Note cont: from Gilbert Ferrier of George St, Edinburgh.