Thank you to Jim Cairns for
providing this photograph, taken by his dad, David Cairns.
Jim tells, who lived at the
top of Ramsay Lane, beside the Castle Esplanade, tells me that he believes
that this photo of parading troops on the Esplanade would have been
taken during the visit to Edinburgh of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh,
following the Queen's Coronation in 1953.
Acknowledgement: Jim Cairns, Dunfermline, Fife; October
Here are more photos taken
nearby on the same occasion by David Cairns:
and here is a view of
Edinburgh Castle and Esplanade, taken from Jim Cairns' home at the top of
Ramsay Lane. Please click on this photo to enlarge it, or click this
link to read
Jim's recollections of his home.