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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

 

Castlehill

Castlehill is at the top of the Royal Mile

close to Edinburgh Castle

 

Engravings  -  Old & New Edinburgh  -  1890

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Edinburgh from the King's Bastion at the Castle  -  1825

View from the Castle

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Castle Hill

Looking down Castle Hill

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Assembly Hall

Looking up Castle Hill

 

Photograph  -  Norward Inglis

Photograph by Norward Inglis  -  Looking down Castle Hill from the Castle Esplanade

Castle Hill

 

1950s

Parade up Castlehill towards Edinburgh Castle Esplanade - around 1953

DAVID CAIRNS

Parade up Castlehill towards
Edinburgh Castle Esplanade

Parade down Castlehill from Edinburgh Castle Esplanade - around 1953

DAVID CAIRNS

Parade down Castlehill from
Edinburgh Castle Esplanade

 

Recent Photos

Festivals and Parades

Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  August 2002  -  Umbrella in the Royal Mile

Festival

August 2002 - Rain

Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  August 2003  -  Castle Hill in the Sun

Festival

August 2003 (1)

A Group, probably some of the performers from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, approach the top of the Royal Mile carrying a clothesline.

Festival

August 2003 (2)

Clan Parade from Holyrood Park to Edinburgh Castle Esplanade  -  July 25, 2009

Clan Parade

 

Street Performer  -  Castlehill  -  August 2007

August 2007

 

 

 

Recent Photos

Fountain

Fountain on the west wall of the old reservoir at the top of Castlehill.  The fountain faces onto the Castle Esplanade

Fountain on a wall
of the old reservoir

 

Recent Photos

Camera Obscura

The Camera Obscura at the top of the Edinburgh Royal Mile

The Camera Obscura

View from the Camera Obscura  -  Castlehil   -  A picture compiled from four photographs

View from the
Camera Obscura

 

Recent Photos

Old Town Weaving Co.

Old Town Weaving Company  -  Looms in the Basement  

Looms in the Basement

Old Town Weaving Co  -  View across the Large Open Sales Floor

View across the
Large Open Sales Floor - 1

Old Town Weaving Co  -  View across the Large Open Sales Floor

View across the
Large Open Sales Floor - 2

Old Town Weaving Co  -  Kilts through the Ages  -  Part 1

Kilts through the Ages  -  Part 1

Old Town Weaving Co  -  Kilts through the Ages  -  Part 2

Kilts through the Ages  -  Part 2

 

Recent Photos

Scotch Whisky Experience

Map of Scottish Distilleries in the bar of the Schotch Whisky Experience, Castlehill, Edinburgh  

Distillery Map

Scotch Whisky Experience, Castlehill, Edinburgh  -  Bottles of Whisky  

Whisky Bottles

Scotch Whisky Experience, Castlehill, Edinburgh  -  Bottles and Screen in the Shop

Bottles and Screen

Waterfall

Scotch Whisky Experience, Castlehill, Edinburgh  -  Bottles and Screen in the Shop

Bottles and Screen

Stone Wall

Scotch Whisky Experience, Castlehill, Edinburgh  -  Bottles and Screen in the Shop

Bottles and Screen

The figure becomes clearer

Scotch Whisky Experience, Castlehill, Edinburgh  -  Bottles and Screen in the Shop  

Bottles and Screen

The figure becomes clearer

 

Recent Photos

Castle Gift Shop

Castle Gift Shop  -  Castlehill, Edinburgh  

Shop window
from the street

Castle Gift Shop  -  Castlehill, Edinburgh  

Shop window
from inside the shop

Castle Gift Shop  -  Castlehill, Edinburgh

Shop window
from inside the shop
with fisheye lens

 

 

Map of the Royal Mile

including Castle Hill

William J Hay  -  Small leaflet  -  Royal Mile Map

small image

large image

 

 

Full Index

Views of Edinburgh

Princes Street views:
 Looking E         Looking W         Looking N + NE        Looking S

from Calton Hill        Preparing for the Trams        Princes Street Gardens

Other street views:
 Grassmarket         George Street          High Street        High Street closes        Leith Street
Lothian Road       North Bridge       Saint James Sq       
Waverley Bridge       More Streets

 

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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