NT2573 : Royal Scottish Academy of Arts

taken 8 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Royal Scottish Academy of Arts
Royal Scottish Academy of Arts
Since 1826, the Academy has occupied William Henry Playfair’s landmark building on the Mound, Edinburgh. near to Princes Street

Following a period of relocation due to the major restoration of the RSA building by the National Galleries of Scotland, the RSA returned to its home in spring, 2003. LinkExternal link
Princes Street, Edinburgh

Princes Street is one of the major thoroughfares in central Edinburgh, and its main shopping street. It is the southernmost street of Edinburgh's New Town, stretching around 1 mile (1.6 km) from Lothian Road in the west to Leith Street in the east.

The street has virtually no buildings on the south side, allowing panoramic views of the Old Town, Edinburgh Castle, and the valley between.

Royal Scottish Academy

The Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) is Scotland’s premier organisation promoting contemporary Scottish art. Founded in 1826, the RSA maintains a unique position in Scotland as an independently funded institution led by eminent artists and architects whose purpose is to promote and support the creation, understanding and enjoyment of the visual arts through exhibitions and related educational events.
Grade A listed. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 7 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Monday, 10 June, 2013
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
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Princes Street 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 25401 73815 [1m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.0930N 3:11.7716W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 25331 73852
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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