you to Archie Foley for sending me the photo above.
"This is a
recently acquired carte de visite.
in directories and in maps I am pretty certain that this is 206 (now 286)
High Street in Portobello, on the west corner of Bellfield Lane and the
Of course the
massive building of the late 19th century has completely changed the
appearance of the site, but the lane remains.
I have been
trying to get a current photograph but there are too many parked cars and
too much traffic."
that Mr Kyles or Mr Law standing outside the studio?"
Archie Foley, Joppa, Edinburgh: February 20, 2007