Exhibition audio-visual guideThe Mary, Queen of Scots Casket is one of Scotland’s most cherished treasures, thanks to its long-standing association with the controversial queen. Take a closer look at this extremely rare work of early French silver and its associations with Mary, Queen of Scots presented by Dr Anna Groundwater, Principal Curator...
Journal articleJohn Johnstone was an Edinburgh printer and publisher, from 1849 in partnership with Robert Hunter. In 1839, Johnstone and the printer Robert Fairly established a separate firm, Johnstone & Fairly, to publish the Witness, a newspaper edited by the geologist Hugh Miller. The firm became Miller & Fairly in 1844...
Taylor, Michael A
Exhibition-related eventWalter Scott was Scotland’s first historical novelist. Through his works he celebrated the history and landscapes of Scotland, with a string of popular books that dominated the nineteenth century’s best-seller lists. He was also an avid collector of Scotland’s material past, a collection which was essential to his inspiration and...
Groundwater, Anna ; Wood, Lucy ; Dalgleish, George