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Hours in the Scottish National gallery (Edinburgh)

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby James L. Caw. With 16 illustrations
SeriesThe Picture galleries series, Picture galleries series
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24397566M
OCLC/WorldCa2166595


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Public car parks are available nearby. The Scottish National Gallery is situated on Princes Street, on The Mound in central Edinburgh. It holds the largest collection of fine art in Scotland, datingfrom the Renaissance to the present day - devotional art, impressionist paintings, dramatic Scottish landscapes, sculpture and portraits.

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Tel: + 1 Drop-in family workshop. A free creative workshop for children and their families. 16 February - Family-friendly tour. Join us every Sunday for a free tour of the collection, tailored 16 February - Highlights tour.

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