With Edinburgh`s walled city becoming too crowded for it’s inhabitants, a New Town was proposed. Located across the Nor Loch, building started in 1765 and demand for materials were high. Mortar was needed and the main ingredient came from the grounds around Shrub hill, the same ground where the bodies from it’s old gallows were burnt and buried.
A2 (420×594) pen and ink, framed on rails. £200
After 3 weeks this it’s now ready for framing and ready for the show. `PLAGUED: a view of Leith` goes up at Woodland Creatures next Thursday for a month. I’ll see you all there.
Buried under 40 feet of stone and earth some say he was concerned about grave robbers, others believe he was afraid that he may have been a vampire. Whatever the reason, William Henry Miller continues to rest under the Craigentinny Marbles. £150 framed A2
The Tally To’or once protected Leith out in the open sea of the Forth. Abandoned and left to rot, Leith now surrounds and protects it on the mainland. £200 framed A3