'Nelson's Monument, Calton Hill, Edinburgh', c1830. Creator: William Tombleson.

'Nelson's Monument, Calton Hill, Edinburgh', c1830. Creator: William Tombleson.

2-705-672 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'Nelson's Monument, Calton Hill, Edinburgh', c1830. View of the the Nelson Monument in Edinburgh, Scotland, built 1807-1815 to commemorate Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson's victory over the French and Spanish fleets at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. The castellated tower was intended as a signal mast, attended by sailors who would live in the ground floor rooms, but by 1820 it was in use as a tea room.

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People Information

  1. William Tombleson, attributed to: British: Artist, printmaker
  1. Thomas Hosmer Shepherd: British: Artist, draughtsman, painter, printmaker, watercolourist
People Related
  1. Horatio Nelson: British: Viscount, lord, admiral, naval commander

  1. Engraving

Picture Type
  1. Landscape

Geographic Hierarchy

World Europe United Kingdom Scotland Edinburgh Edinburgh

  1. 55 57 00 N , 003 12 00 W

Category Hierarchy

Artistic Representations Landscapes

Locations & Buildings Other

History & Politics Other

Locations & Buildings Monuments & Statues

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3616x2307
File Size : 24,440kb


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  1. 2-705-672
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