Ambrose's Tavern

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Noctes Ambrosianae

Blackwood's Magazine

John Gibson Lockhart (1794—1854) writer and literary editor


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The scene of the Noctes Ambrosianae published in Blackwood's Magazine from 1822 to 1835, is loosely based on a real Edinburgh tavern of the same name, first described by John Lockhart in Peter's Letters to his Kinsfolk (1819).


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