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Postcard by T P Lugton

Where is it?

Possibly somewhere in North Edinburgh

 

Postcard - Back

The Back of a Postcard by TP Lugton.  Where is it?

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Neil Lawrence, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh.

 

Postcard by T P Lugton

Where is it?

Thank you to Neil Lawrence, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, for allowing me to reproduce this postcard.  Neil is trying to discover where the photo on the front of this card was taken.  Please click on the thumbnail below to enlarge it.

The Front of the Postcard

      Postcard by TP Lugton.  Where is it?

The card was posted in 1906 in Yorkshire, but was published by the Edinburgh Photogrpaher, TP Lugton, 44 Raeburn Place, Stockbridge, Edinburgh. 

TP Lugton had his photographic studio at this address  from 1905 to1909.  So the scene may be somewhere in North Edinburgh.

44 Raeburn Place

   TP Lugton, Photograher,  44 Raeburn Place, Stockbridge  -  1905-1909

Neil adds:

"The buildings look like they are disused, part of an unfinished terrace judging by the stones on the left. The numbering is 4,5 and 6.

Somebody might be able to tell about the type of street light or the railings around the grassed in the foreground.  It might not be Edinburgh !"

Neil Lawrence:  November 16, 2007

The Back of the Postcard

The message on the back of the postcard reads:

"Dear Miss Brown

So glad to get your P.C. from W.  I have not been there yet.  I do hope I shall manage to get to see them  before my Holidays are over.

You will see this is ?????????? House.

Yours sincerely  M.C.

I don't recognise the missing word: '??????????'.

It looks something like Kimmeryhome House or Kimmery Lane House; or perhaps the first letter is a B or an R.

If you recognise this scene or can read the handwriting, please e-mail me.

Thank you.

- Peter Stubbs:  November 27, 2007

 

Answers

The missing word on this card is 'Kimmerghame'.

Please click on the thumbnail image below to read Answers 1 and 2:

Postcard by TP Lugton.  Where is it?

 

 

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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.

 

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