Official Guide to Edinburgh
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Digital Media Library

Digital Media Library

Below you can download high resolution images of a small selection of Edinburgh's 101 Objects.

 

Object 8 - St Bernard's Well

8 St Bernards Well Thumb

An 18th century neo-classical temple over a mineral spring with highly decorative interior pump house

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Object 23 - The Tattoo Drumstick

23 Tattoo Drumstick

A drumstick from Edinburgh Castle's 1948 military performance

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Object 33 - David Hume's Lucky Toe

33 David Hume

Bronze statue of David Hume by Alexander Stoddart, 1995

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Object 51 - Chloroform Inhaler

51 Chloroform Inhaler

A glass vessel designed for the inhalation of chloroform - an Edinburgh innovation in medical anaesthetics

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Object 67 - Pickering's Gin Tap

67 Pickerings Gin Tap

A bar tap serving draft gin

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Object 85 - Ceiling of the Thistle Chapel

85 Thistle Chapel Ceiling

Early 20th century chapel dedicated to the Order of the Thistle

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Object 98 - A pocketbook made from the skin of William Burke 

98 Pocket Book Made From Burkes Skin (1)

A memento of Edinburgh’s most notorious serial killers

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