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Royal Diorama of Scotland

Author Lamb, Alexander
Title Royal Diorama of Scotland
Imprint [Scotland?]
Date of Publication [1885-1890?]
Language English
Notes This publication seems to be a tourist guide for late nineteenth-century visitors to Scotland. It consists of short articles about the main attractions in Scotland and eight pasted-in tinted lithographic plates of Scottish scenes, as well as smaller illustrations incorporated into the text. The coloured plates, which depict subjects ranging from the Glasgow Trongate to Loch Lomond, are quite striking. The work concludes with a section of 'Select Songs of Scotland'. All in the original green wrappers, with the arms of Scotland on the front cover: perfect for the tourist to leave on the coffee-table.
Shelfmark APS.4.203.05
Acquired on 09/12/02
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