Four silk pictures in one frame, with the title, 'Views of Ye Olde Edinburgh Streete'.  The mount contains the Edinburgh City Coat of Arms, and individual silks titled 'Ye Olde Tolbooth', 'Ye Olde Edinburgh Streete', and 'Ye Olde Netherbow Port')

Views of Ye Olde Edinburgh Streete


Reference Number:- Godden Number:- Grant Catalogue Number:-
gt 30 not recorded unknown
 
Words:

Woven on Silk:-

 

Printed on the card mount:-

     
W. H. GRANT, Manufacturer, Foleshill, Coventry.
Ye Olde Tolbooth
Ye Olde Edinburgh Streete.
Ye Olde Netherbow Port.
Woven in pure silk
Views of Ye Olde Edinburgh Streete.
Size:
Card-mount:
24.2cm deep by 34.0cm wide

each individual silk:

Edinburgh City Coat of Arms:
4.3cm high by 4.5cm wide
Ye Olde Tolbooth:
8.2cm high by 5.8cm wide
Ye Olde Edinburgh Streete:
5.9cm high by 12.2cm wide
Ye Olde Netherbow Port:
8.2cm high by 5.8cm wide
Comments:

by Geoffrey Godden:
Godden does not record this title.

Other comments:
Godden discusses at great length a Grant multi-silk picture, with the printed title, Old Edinburgh Views, and provides a picture of the actual silk on page 421. The actual four individual silks in that frame are identical to the image above, although, whereas the image above has the old world wording of " Ye Olde . . ", the Old Edinburgh Views silk uses the modern " The Old . . ". Also, 'The Old Nertherbow Port' is on the left, and 'The Old Tolbooth' is on the right.

These three individual street scene silks were also issued by Grant as individually mounted pictures.



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