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Portobello Beach

Portobello Beach

Post Card  by Hartmann  - Portobello Beach

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   Post Card  by Hartmann  - Portobello Beach 


The view

Portobello was a popular holiday resort for visitors from Edinburgh and from the West of Scotland in the early 1900s. 

This photograph was taken from Portobello Pier, looking to the east over a crowded beach.

The Postcard

This postcard by Hartmann is one of a series produced around 1903.

It was posted from Edinburgh to Port-Glasgow in 1904.  The message written on the front of the card reads:

"This is Portobello in 'The good old Summer time".



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