National Geographic : 1932 Aug
© Donald McLeish THE TOLBOOTH (JAIL AND COURTHOUSE) OF CANONGATE Up the outside stair many prisoners, mean and noble, climbed to judg ment, and herein was executed the infamous Deacon Brodie, prototype of Stevenson's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (see text, page 221). Note that the projecting clock has no figures on the dial. Photograph by Burton Holmes from Galloway FISHER FOLK LIVE IN HOMES LIKE TURRETS These humbler dwellers ofNewhaven, of Scandinavian origin, occupy massive dwellings built by rich traders ofthe Middle Ages. Inthose pre police days every man's home was his castle and heprepared todefend it himself. Thick walls, tinywindows, winding stairs contributed tothat end.