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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

 

Documents

Ephemera

Toys etc.

including Cards, Tickets, Notices, Catalogues, Ephemera, Toys, ...

 

Acme Farmers Dairy

Acme Farmers Dairy, Toronto, Canada  -  Milk Bottle Top

Milk Bottle Top

 

Art Certificate

Brooke Bond Certificate of Merit for Junior Art, 1968

Brooke Bond Certificate of Merit
Junior Art, 1968

Boys' Brigade Calendars

   Boys' Brigade Calendar  -  1935

1935 Calendar

   Boys' Brigade Calendar  -  1936

1936 Calendar

 

Boxing Programme

   Boxing Programme (1951) with a Betting Advert on the back

1951 Boxing Programme

with betting advert on the back

 

Buttercup Dairy Pen

      Buttercup |Dairy  -  Free Pen with every Book

Free Pen with every Book

Buttercup Dairy Co. - 5 lb pot and lid

5 lb Crock Pot and Lid

Buttercup Dairy Co. - Markings on a 5 lb pot

5 lb Crock Pot (detail)

 

Catalogues

      RB Laird & Sons Seed Catalogue, 1871  -  with illustration of Royal Winter Garden Glasshouses, Haymarkey

RB Laird & Son - Seed Catalogue

Cover  -  Illustration of Royal Winter Garden, Haymarket

Church Certificates
and other documents

Greyfriars' Church  -  Pew Rental Document  -  1859

Greyfriars' Church -  Pew Rental - 1859

Temperence Pledge, dated 1837

Temperence Pledge  -  1837

Church of Scotland abbath School  -  Certificate of Reular Attendance, 1918-19

Church of Scotland Sabbath School

Certificate of Regular Attendance  1918-19

Book Label  -  St Leonard's PSA Brotherhood  -  St Paul's United Free Church First Class Prize

St Leonard's PSA Brotherhood

First Class Prize

   Church of Scotland - Sunday School Birthday Card  

Church of Scotland
Sunday School
Birthday Card

 

Cinema Programme

Gaumont British Cinema Program, 1935 - Cover

1935

Gaumont British
Cinema Programme Cover

   British Gaumont Cinemas - Programmes for Leith Capitol and for Regent cinemas, 1935

1935

Capitol Cinema and Regent Cinema

James A Rafferty, November 30, 2011

Clubs and Discos

Late-1960s and Early 1970s

   Edinburgh Clubs and Discos  -  Membership Cards

Membership Cards

    Membership Cards and Flyers from Edinburgh clubs and discos in the 1960s and 1970s

Membership Cards + Flyers

   Membership Cards and Flyers from Edinburgh clubs and discos in the 1960s and 1970s

More Membership Cards + Flyers

    Programme from the 1960s  -  The Gonk Club

Gonk Club

Programme from the 1960s  -  Kirknewton Airmans Club

Kirknewton Airmans Club

 

Crawford's Biscuits

Metal Pencil Holder marked with the name of Crawford's Biscuits

Pencil Holder

 

Early Postcard

The front of a Post Card giving details of a Viewfinders Club Meeting

Viewfinders' Club - front

The back of a Post Card giving details of a Viewfinders Club Meeting

Viewfinders Club - back

 

Edinburgh & Dumfries Dairy

1951

Wedding Cake Receipt

 

Edinburgh Tram + Bus Tickets

Tram + Bus Tickets

  

1928:  Trams - Services 1,2,3,..

1928:  Trams - Services 1,2,3,..

A selection of Edinburegh Bus + Tram Tickets - 1928  to 1990s

1928-1990s  A Selection of Bus + Tram Tickets

A selection of Edinburgh Setright + Autofare Bus Tickets  -  1950s to 1990s

1950s-1990s:Setright + Autofare Bus Tickets

A Selection of Edinburgh Bus Tickets with adverts on the backs of some of these tickets  -  1970s to 2012

1970-2012: 
Bus Tickets + Adverts

A Selection of EdinburghWayfarer Bus Ticketsand adverts on the backs of Wayfarer Tickets  -  1980s-2000s

1980s-2000s

Wayfarer Bus Tickets + Adverts:

A Selection of adverts on the backs of Edinburghh Wayfarer Tickets  -  1980s-2000s

1980s-2000s

Wayfarer  Adverts:

A selection of Season Tickets for Edinburgh's LRT Buses, 1972-87  +  a ticket for Edinburgh Trams, 2014

1972-85  Season Tickets
+ 2014  Tram Ticket

A selection of Season Tickets for Edinburgh's LRT Buses  -  1987-2002

1987-2002:   Season Tickets

  

1957-58  Scholar's Ticket

  

1957-58  Scholar's Ticket (back)

 

Edinburgh Tramways Bowling Club

   Edinburgh Tramways Bowling Club - 1902.  Embroidered badge

1902

Embroidered Badge

 

Electric Lighting

   Edinburgh Electric Lighting  -  1895

1895

 

Envelopes

   Envelope from the studio of WJ McLeland & Sons, posted 1928

1928

WJ McLeland & Sons

 

First Holy Communion -  Holy Picture

   First Holy Communion, Holy Picture  -  Churech of the Sacred Heart, 1947

1947

Church of the Sacred Heart

 

Food and Drink Items

Stopper from a stoneware bottle produced by Dunbar & Co, Pleasance, Edinburgh

Bottle Stopper
Dunbar Works, Pleasance

A new penny and an old squaddie's can opener

Can Opener
used on National Service

Bottles from Leith

Bottle

Auld Town Whisky, Leith

Bottle

Boundary House, Leith Walk

 

Granton Harbour Testimonials

   Testimonials to John Watt for his work at Granton Harbour - presented 1878

1878

Testimonials to John Watt

 

Holyrood Park

   License to PHotograph Landscape Views in Holyrood Park  -  1922

1922

Holyrood Park - Photography License

 

Hospitals

   Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh  -  Visiting Card, 1967

1967

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Visiting Card

   Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh  -  Visiting Card, 1967

1967

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Visiting Card (back)

 

Household Bills and Notices

   The Front of a Gas Meter Reading Card  -  1950s

1950s

Gas Bill  -  Front

   Detail on a Gas Meter Reading Card  -  1950s

1950s

Gas Bill  -  Detail

   The Front of an Electric Meter Reading Card  -  1950s

1950s

Electric Bill  -  Front

   Detail on an Electric Meter Reading Card  -  1950s

1950s

Electric Bill  -  Detail

   'It's Your Turn to Sweep and Wash the Common Stair' card  -  front of the card

2000s

Common Stair Notice  -  Front

   'It's Your Turn to Sweep and Wash the Common Stair' card  -  bye-laws on the back of the card

2000s

Common Stair Notice  -  Front

 

Invoices

Invoice from John Young's business  -  Hazeldene Stables, Gilmerton, Edinburgh

1930s to 1953

Hazeldene Stables, Gilmerton

Invoice from John Young's business  -  FE Young & Sons, Gilmerton, Edinburgh

From 1953

FE Young, Contractors, Gilmerton

 

Letterheads and Billheads

    

JF Duthie, Photographic Dealer

    Receipt with letterhead from Jon Player, Coach Hirer, 1870

John Player, Coaches

     Morrison & Gibbs letterhead, incorporating logo of Royal Scots Greys statue in West Princes Street Gardens

Morrison  & Gibb

 

Leith Docks  -  Permit to Enter  -  1915

Permit to Enter Leith Docks, 1915 - Outside of the Permit

William Tyrell

Outside of Permit

Permit to Enter Leith Docks, 1915 - Inside of the Permit

William Tyrell

Inside of Permit

 

Letters

Letter from Baden-Powell to William Tyrell, Leith

Letter 1, Page 1

Baden-Powell to
William Tyrell, Leith 1st Scouts

Letter from Baden-Powell to William Tyrell, Leith

Letter 1, Page 2

Baden-Powell to
William Tyrell, Leith 1st Scouts

Letter from Baden-Powell to William Tyrell, Leith

Letter 2

Baden-Powell to
William Tyrell, Leith 1st Scouts

Letter from 'Lamb, late Devine'  -   written 1884

1884

John Lamb

Letter from H P Robinson to Edinburgh Photographic Society, thanking EPS for the Medal awarded to him at the 1876 Exhibition.

1877

H P Robinson

Letter of 5 October 1862 from D O Hill to P Allen Fraser  -  Pages 1 and 4

5 October 1862  -  pp1,4

D O Hill

Letter of 5 October 1862 from D O Hill to P Allen Fraser  -  Pages 2 and 3

5 October 1862  -  pp2,3

D O Hill

Letter of 6 April 1868 from D O Hill to P Allen Fraser  -  Page 1

6 April 1868  -  p.1

D O Hill

Letter of 6 April 1868 from D O Hill to P Allen Fraser  -  Page 2

6 April 1868  -  p.2

D O Hill

Medals

Daniel Stewart's College  -  Medal

Sports Medal - 1945

Daniel Stewart's College

Membership Cards

   Membership Card  -  Top Rank Dancing  -  1963

1963

Top Rank Dancing

Bungy's Beat Club Membvership Card, 1964

1964

Bungy's Beat Club

The back of a Bungy's Beat Club Membvership Card, 1964  -  with Gene Vincent autograph

1964

Back of Card
Bungy's Beat Club

Membership Card - 1965

Royal Navy & Royal Marine
Association and Club - Edinburgh

Subscriptions - 1965-68

Royal Navy & Royal Marine
Association and Club - Edinburgh

MS Gullfoss

MS Gullfoss  -  Sailing Instructions and Luggage Label, 1967

1967

Embarkation Document + Luggage Label

MS Gullfoss  -  Sailing Schedule, 1967

1967

Sailing Instructions + Luggage Label

 

Model Trawler

Model trawler, 'BONNIE JEAN', built by Dave Ferguson who has written several poems about Granton including

 

Patronages

Louis Saul Langfier  -  List of Patronages

Louis Saul Langfier

 

 

Photography

Dark-room Poison Notice  -  Published in The Practical Photographer - 1892

Darkroom Poison Notice

Plaque

Plaque  -  Coronation Meeting, Powderhall, 1953.  What is known about this plaque? 

1953

Powderhall Meeting

 

Play

   The Cover of a Programme for a Play performed by Members of North London Branch of the Professional Photographers' Association at the Annual Congress, London, 1930

Programme Cover

Photographic Congress - 1930

   The Cover of a Programme for a Play performed by Members of North London Branch of the Professional Photographers' Association at the Annual Congress, London, 1930

Cast for the Play

Photographic Congress - 1930

 

Postcard Envelopes

An envelope that originally contained six Picture Post Cards of Leith - W & A K Johnston's Edina Series 231

Early-1900s

W & AK Johnston

 

Powderhall Sprint

Powderhall Sprint, 1900  -  Vases  

1900

Vases

 

Prisoner of War Camp

Dalmahoy, Edinburgh

   Mario Tozzi's Identity Document  -  Used at Prisoner of War Camp, Dalmahoy, Edinburgh  -  Pages 1+4

   Mario Tozzi's Identity Document  -  Used at Prisoner of War Camp, Dalmahoy, Edinburgh  -  Pages 2 + 3

Identity Document belonging to
one of the Prisoners

    Letter  -  Sent in 1946 to Italy from Prisoner of War Camp, Dalmahoy, Edinburgh  -  Page 1      

         

Letter sent from the PoW Camp

 

Railway Station Bell

    Bell from South Leith Railway Station

From South Leith Station

 

Receipt

Maitland Radio  -  1954 receipt for Ekco A160 radio

1954

Miller's Radio

 

Record Shops
 
and
Record Sleeves

    Record Sleeves  -  Edinburgh Record Shops  -  Backtrack, 17 Backtrack, Brougham Street

Backtrack

17 Brougham Street

    Record Sleeves  -  Edinburgh Record Shops  -  Bartholemew, 21 Leith Walk

Bartholemew

21 Elm Row

    Record Sleeves  -  Edinburgh Record Shops  -   Nicolson, 1 Haddington Place

Nicolson

1 Haddington Place

Record Sleeve and Record  -  Clifton Music Specialists, 109 Princes Street

Clifton's

109 Princes Street

Record Sleeve and Record  -  Clifton Music Specialists, 109 Princes Street

Clifton's

109 Princes Street

 

The Ruberoid Company

Letter from The Ruberoid Co Ltd, 1946

1946

Letter

 

Retirement Scroll

   St Cuthbert's Co-operative Association Ltd  -  Retirement Scroll, 1973

1973

St Cuthbert's Cooperative Association Ltd

 

School Certificate

Certificate of Merit, Stenhouse School - 1967-68

Certificate of Merit
Stenhouse School - 1967-68

 

School Report Card

Report Card  - Roseburn School, 1928-29  -  Winnie Forsyth

Winnie Forsyth
Roseburn School  -  1928-29

 

Scott Monument Certificate

   Greyfriars' Church  -  Pew Rental Document  -  1859

Certificate for climbing the Scott Monument - 1969

 

Scottish Youth Hostel Association

 Scottish Youth Hostel Association -  Membership Card  -  Ian Thomson

SYHA Membership Card

 

Shampoo Advert

 Shampoo Powders Adverrt - Otto Goll, Hairdresser, Stockbridge, Edinburgh

Otto Goll, Stockbridge, Edinburgh

 

Ship's Wheel

Brown Bros., Rosebank, Edinburgh

   Ship's Wheel built by Brown Bros., possibly in the 1950s  -  zoom-out

zoom-out

Brown Bros., Rosebank, Edinburgh

   Ship's Wheel built by Brown Bros., possibly in the 1950s  -  zoom-out

zoom-in

Brown Bros., Rosebank, Edinburgh

 

Streamer

Last Tram Week  -  Streamer, November 1956

Last Tram Week  -  1956

 

Swimming Certificates

and Life Saving Certificate

   Edinburgh Corporation Education Department Swimming Certificate, awarded to Richard Martin, 1947-48

Elementary 1947-48

   Edinburgh Corporation Education Department Swimming Certificate, awarded to Richard Martin, 1948-49

Intermediate 1948-49

   Edinburgh Corporation Education Department Swimming Certificate, awarded to Richard Martin, 1948-49

Advanced 1948-49

   Edinburgh Corporation Education Department Swimming Certificate, awarded to Richard Martin, 1949-50

Life Saving 1949-50

   Edinburgh Corporation Education Department Swimming Certificate, awarded to Richard Martin, 1948-49

Elementary 1961-62

   Edinburgh Corporation Education Department Swimming Certificate, awarded to Alan Fentiman, 1966-67

Elementary - 1966-67

 

Tea and Sugar Tin

  Buttercup |Dairy  -  Free Pen with every Book

As used by the workers at Brown Bros. and at Granton Harbour

 

Tickets and Vouchers

Front

John Knox House

Back

John Knox House

Ticket for a Cine Film by E R Yerbury

1940

Yerbury Cine Film

    Tram Ticket  -  The Last Tram, 1956

1956

The Last Tram

 

Toys

Sold by The Albert Bazaar,
 10 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh

Toy building set sold around 1890s by The Albet Bazaar, 10 ShandwickPlace, Edinburgh    Toy building set sold around 1890s by The Albet Bazaar, 10 ShandwickPlace, Edinburgh    Toy building set sold around 1890s by The Albet Bazaar, 10 ShandwickPlace, Edinburgh

The Water Tower
Toy Building set sold around the 1890s

       

The Light House
Toy Building set sold around the 1890s

 

Usher Hall

 

Grand Concert Programme Cover

1933

Grand Concert Programme

1933

 

World War 2

 Firre Guard Permit  -  1942

Firre Guard Permit  -  1942

Fire Guard Permit

1942

Permit to enter Port of Leith, 1939

Permit to enter Port of Leith, 1939

Port of Leith Permit

1939

National Registration Identity Card, 1943

National Registration Identity Card, 1943

Identity Card

1943

Evacuation Document  -  Edinburgh to Hawick, 1939     Evacuation Document  -  Edinburgh to Hawick, 1939

Evacuation Document

1939

Edinburgh Civil Defence Messenger Service gift card

Edinburgh Civil Defence
 Messenger Service

World War II  -  Travel Permit Card -  Cover

World War II  -  Travel Permit Card -  Pages

Travel Permit Card

 

Other Pictures:      Cards and Tickets       Family Trees       Packaging

 

 

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Links to Other Pages

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