Lecture or talk Adults

In Focus: Princes Street (1825) by Alexander Nasmyth

  • Tuesday 30 July, 12:45-1:15pm


Freya Spoor, Assistant Curator ‘Celebrating Scotland’s Art’: The Scottish National Gallery Project, discusses this spectacular panorama which captures the emergence of a dynamic cultural scene in Edinburgh and how the artist, Alexander Nasmyth, was closely involved with its development.

Alexander Nasmyth Princes Street with the Commencement of the Building of the Royal Institution 1825
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