Click here to skip to content

Princes Street From King Street, 1868

Princes Street From King Street, 1868

Photographer: Thomas Annan (1829 - 1887)

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1868

Shelfmark: L.R.404.g.8

Item number: 24

Length: 23.8

Width: 18.9

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Scottish photographer Thomas Annan's study of dilapidation in Princes Street, which ran from Saltmarket Street to King Street, Glasgow. In his introduction to 'The Old Closes And Streets Of Glasgow' William Young explains that the newly acquired right "to alter and reconstruct several of the more densely built areas of the city...would remove many old and interesting landmarks."

Search within this collection

Elsewhere on our websites

Newsletter

Latest events - register free online

Mobile app

For iPhone, iPad and Android

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Email link to a friend

Write a brief note to accompany the email

Your friend's email address: