Map exhibition at NLS

You are here, an exhi­bi­tion about maps, how they show us the world, and how they are made, is open until Sun­day 2 April at the Nation­al Library of Scotland’s George IV Bridge build­ing in Edin­burgh. The exhi­bi­tion includes one of the finest plans of Edin­burgh, the first map of Scot­land, as well as rail­way, […]

Exhibition of maps

The Nation­al Library of Scotland’s exhi­bi­tion You are here: a jour­ney through maps is on dis­play at the George IV build­ing in Edin­burgh until April 2017. Vis­i­tors can wan­der through the maps on dis­play, zoom­ing out from the Library itself, to view the whole world. The exhi­bi­tion includes one of the finest plans of Edin­burgh, the […]

Explore Bartholomew’s Printing Offices

The Nation­al Library of Scot­land has added the Dun­can Street Explor­er to the dig­i­tal col­lec­tions avail­able on its web­site. This build­ing, in the New­ing­ton area of Edin­burgh, was occu­pied by the firm of John Bartholomew & Son Ltd from 1911 to 1995. The site incor­po­rates pho­tographs, audio record­ings, and floor plans to tell the sto­ry […]