Tuck's "Oilette" series
Here is a postcard from the Raphael Tuck & Sons' "Oilette"
Edinburgh series (7780). This card has not been sent through the
The view in this card looks down from the Nelson Monument on Calton
Hill. Edinburgh's Gaol, now demolished is in the foreground.
The clock tower of the North British Railway Hotel (now the Balmoral
Hotel) is near the centre of this photo. Edinburgh Castle is in the
The postcard also includes the
Edinburgh Coat of Arms, a tartan bow and some lucky white heather.
This is one of two
postcards with Coat of Arms, tartan bow and lucky white heather that I
have seen. Here is the other: