The History of Leith

March 11, 2012

Portrayal of infamous Leith event set to go under the hammer

IT WAS once Leith’s premier social event – until it descended into little more than an excuse for drinking and fighting. The Leith Races ceased to exist in 1816 after the event was moved to Musselburgh – but now a rare painting portraying its final days is to go under the hammer. for more click here

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