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Edinburgh Shops

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium

St Stephen Street, Stockbridge

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1.

Mr Purves in his working clothes.

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium at 59 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge

  Photograph:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                             Photo taken:  Jan 26, 1991

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2.

Mr Purves in his kilt

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium at 59 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge

  Photograph:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                              Photo taken:  Mar 12, 1994

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3.

Mr Purves and wife inside the shop

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium at 59 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge

  Photograph:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Photo taken:  Dec 20, 1994

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4.

Counter

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium at 59 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge

  Photograph:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                           Photo taken:  Oct 20, 1991

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5.

Doorway

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium at 59 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge

  Photograph:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                         Photo taken:  Dec 17, 1994, 2012

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6.

Window

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium at 59 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge

  Photograph:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                           Photo taken:  Dec 20, 1994

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7.

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium  -  2015

This view looks similar to Photo 1.    The lamp sign has been moved from the barrow onto the wall.

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium at 59 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge

  Photograph:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                            Photo taken: January 17, 2015

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8.

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium  -  2015

This photo taken with an 8mm fisheye lens shows more of St Stephen's Street

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium at 59 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge

  Photograph:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Photo taken: January 17, 2015

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9.

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium  -  2015

This photo taken with an 8mm fisheye lens.  Bill Purves and a customer are almost lost amongst all the brass on the left-hand side of the photo.

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium at 59 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge

  Photograph:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Photo taken: January 17, 2015

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10.

Sandra Purves in the shop  -  2015

Some of these photos might make interesting jigsaws!

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium at 59 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge

  Photograph:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Photo taken: January 17, 2015

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11.

Bill and Sandra Purves in the shop  -  2015

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium at 59 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge

  Photograph:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Photo taken: January 17, 2015

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12.

Bill Purves sitting in the shop holding a lantern  -  2015

A painting of Bill can be seen on the wall in the background.  It was painted around the 1990s.

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium at 59 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge

  Photograph:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                        Photo taken: January 17, 2015

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13.

Bill and Sandra Purves in the shop holding a lantern brought in by a customer  -  2015

A painting of Bill can be seen on the wall in the background.  It was painted around the 1990s.

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium at 59 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge

  Photograph:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Photo taken: January 17, 2015

 

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere     Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks