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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdomen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1591 (creation); 1879-1884 (alteration)en_US
dc.creatorunknownen_US
dc.date1591en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-03T14:45:09Z
dc.date.available2013-10-03T14:45:09Z
dc.date.issued1591en_US
dc.identifier237057en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 2688en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/144808
dc.descriptionDetail, Canongate Tolbooth (1591), carving on gable of dormer with thistle finial and dentils below (added in 1884); Canongate Tolbooth was built in 1591 as a tolbooth, that is, a courthouse, burgh jail and meeting place, for the then separate burgh of the Canongate. Commissioned by justice-clerk and feudal superior of the Burgh, Sir Lewis Bellenden (initials carved above the Tolbooth Wynd pend), in a French Renaissance ("Franco-Scottish") style with conical-capped bartizans. The building is now occupied by The People's Story Museum. A distinctive clock, dating from 1884, juts out from the side of the tower to overhang the street. A major interior alteration in 1879 combined the attic and first floor, the area now used by the museum. A reworking of the exterior also by Robert H. Morham, 1884, included the projecting clock, dormered windows with thistle finials and dentilled cill course. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 7/6/2012)en_US
dc.format.mediumstoneen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjecttimekeepingen_US
dc.subjectMuseologyen_US
dc.subjectRestoration and conservationen_US
dc.subjectcity governmenten_US
dc.subjectRenaissanceen_US
dc.subjectSixteenth centuryen_US
dc.titleCanongate Tolboothen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-SC-E-TVOT-A58en_US
vra.culturalContextBritish Scottish (Scots)en_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling), carving (processes)en_US
vra.worktypecourthouseen_US
dc.contributor.displayunknown (Scottish)en_US


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