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
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
Leith is the most densely populated burgh in Scotland. It is home to a King on its Walk and a Queen in its Port. It remembers it’s past whilst always sailing forward, fuelled by the hearts and souls of its local Leithers. £250 framed A2
Out on the Firth of Forth lies Inchgarvir Island. The ‘Grandgore Act of 1497′ declared those suffering from the recent outbreak of syphilis should be sent to the island for the remainder of their days….or until God provided them with their health. £300 framed