Post card  -  Tuck's "Oilette" series

Canongate Tolbooth

Tuck's Post Card  -  "Oilette" Series

Raphael Tuck "Oilette" postcard  -  Canongate Tolbooth

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Canongate Tolbooth

Royal Mile, Edinburgh

Tuck's "Oilette" series

Here is  a postcard from the Raphael Tuck & Sons' "Oilette" Edinburgh series (7293).  It reproduces a 1905 painting by John Blair.

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Tuck's description on the back of this card reads:

"Canongate Tolbooth, situated about half way down the street of the same name (i.e. Canongate) and on the north side of the road, is a quaint building in the French style of architecture with turrets, and a projecting clock dating from 1591.

Built into the wall is the pillar of the old St John's Cross, to which is still attached the ring to which criminals condemned to the pillory were fastened."

 

Canongate Tolbooth

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