Photographs of Central Edinburgh

from the Evening News Collection



Central Edinburgh

Map of Central Edinburgh  -  with links to photos taken in the 1950s

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact

Map and Key to Photos

Princes Street runs through the centre of the map above.

- W = West End  of Princes Street

- E = East End of Princes Street

The yellow circles show where photos were taken from, and the direction the camera was pointing.  Please click on these arrows to see the photos.

1. = Lothian Road (looking towards the West End)

2. = Princes Street Gardens (looking towards Edinburgh Castle)

3. = Trams in Princes Street (looking from the Scott Monument)

4. = Aerial View (looking over St James Square towards the GPO)

5. = St James Square (view from the ground looking towards the GPO)

6. = Looking down Leith Street (from the East End of Princes Street)

7. = North Bridge (looking towards Princes Street and the North British Hotel)

8. = The High Street (looking up towards the Tron Kirk and St Giles Cathedral)


Maps for Begbie photos

Central Edin - West    Central Edin - East    Edinburgh & Leith

Maps for photos:

1850s       1950s      2000 Central Edinburgh       2000 Around Edinburgh

Maps for engravings:



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MAPS:  Full index

Outline Map of the British Isles MAPS: Short Index with thumbnails




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Views of Edinburgh

Princes Street views:
 Looking E         Looking W         Looking N + NE        Looking S

from Calton Hill        Preparing for the Trams        Princes Street Gardens

Other street views:
 Grassmarket         George Street          High Street        High Street closes        Leith Street
Lothian Road       North Bridge       Saint James Sq       
Waverley Bridge       More Streets