- [between 1890-1910]
Glass slide. No frame. Black paper covering edges. White frame around image. Handwritten in ink on verso "High St. looking W. from Knox Ho." and in print "T.J. Walls, Optician, 12 Forrest Rd, Edinr." - T.J. Walls still exists today as an optician at 35 Forrest Rd, Edinr. Image is a street scene with clock tower, and another spire in distance. The title refers to the Knox house, one of Edinburgh's oldest houses and was supposedly once the home of Protestant Reformer John Knox. Dominating the skyline are the spires of the Tron Kirk and the High Kirk of St Giles where Knox preached his famous sermons.