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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

 

Dumbiedykes  Photos

Dumbiedykes is on the western edge of Holyrood Park.  Read about the name here.

Streets

H - R

including Survey Photographs  c.1959

Colour Photographs  c.1961-63 and 2004 onwards, and other photos

Streets A - G          Streets H - R          Streets S - Z

Map

    Edinburgh and Leith map, 1925  -  Dumbiedykes and St Leonard's

 

 Heriot Mount

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Washing hanging from the front of the houses in Heriot Mount

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Beside the steps leading into Holyrood Park

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Clearing the Drains

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Looking down Heriot Mount towards the steps into Holyrood Park

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  - A room in No 5 Heriot Mount

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  The Barber's Shop in Heriot Mount with a corporation dustcart parked outside.

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  The bedroom at No 5 Heriot Mount

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  - Gran in the bedroom at No 5 Heriot Mount

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  The kitchen at No 5 Heriot Mount

Heriot Mount Coronation Street Party, Dumbiedykes  -  1953

Shoes and Boots in front of the Fireplace at Wullie Croal's house, 6 Heriot Mount, Edinburgh

Victory Tea arty at Heriot Mount, 1946

Victory Tea Party at Heriot Mount - 1946

   Boys from Heriot Mount in King's Park, August 1950

Boys from Heriot Mount - 1950

   Ladies from Heriot Mount hold a jumblke sale to raise funds for the Street Party to celebrate the Coronation of the Queen in 1953.

Mothers from Heriot Mount - 1953

Recollections of Heriot Mount

 

Heriot Mount Steps

Party in Holyrood Park beside the entrance to Heriot Mount

Party - children

Party in Holyrood Park beside the entrance to Heriot Mount

Party - adults

Five girls in Holyrood Park beside the entrance to Heriot Mount

Five Girls

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Steps leading from Heriot Mount to Holyrood Park

Dumbiedykes  -  Steps leading from Heriot Mount to Holyrood Park  -  2005

View from the back window of No 6 Heriot Mount  -  around 1950  -  Photograph by Wullie Croal

Dumbiedykes  -  Steps leading from Heriot Mount to Salisbury Crags in Holyrood Park

The steps into Holyrood Park at the end of Heriot Mount.  The tenements in Heriot Mount were demolished around the 1960s.

 

 

 Holyrood Square

Photograph oh Holyrood Square, Dumbiedykes, Edinburgh, provided by Isa Paulin, Cheshire, formerly of Dumbiedykes

Photograph oh Holyrood Square, Dumbiedykes, Edinburgh, provided by Isa Paulin, Cheshire, formerly of Dumbiedykes

Photograph of children from  Holyrood Square, Dumbiedykes, Edinburgh, provided by Isa Paulin, Cheshire, one of the children in the photo.

c.1940

Photograph of David Malcolm and sister at Holyrod Square, around 1936

c.1936

The Weddell Family from Holyrood Square  

Peter P Weddell holding Paul Weddell at Holyrood Square, Edinburgh -  1956

1956

Peter P Weddell holding Paul Weddell

Mrs Finlayson and others at at Holyrood Square, Edinburgh -  1956

1956

Mrs Finlayson and Others

 

 Lower Viewcraig Row

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Lower Viewcraig Row, with an arrow pointing to Number 65, First Balcony

and

Recollections of
 Lower Viewcraig Row

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Playground at the foot of Salisbury Street

Dumbiedykes  -  Lila Keighren on the balcony at Lower Viewcraig Row

Dumbiedykes, Lower Viewcraig Row  -  The five Keighrens at the merry-go-round in King's Park

Dumbiedykes, Lower Viewcraig Row  -  Wedding           Dumbiedykes, Lower Viewcraig Row  -  Wedding  -  back of the photo

 

Nicolson Street

   Photographs of Dumbiedykes around 1961-63  -   Nicholson Street

 

The Pleasance

Photographs of Dumbiedykes around 1961-63  -   Pleasance  -  opposite St John's Hill

c.1961-63
Opposite St John's Hall

Photographs of Dumbiedykes around 1961-63  -   Pleasance  -  Young Brothers, bakers

and
Recollections of
Young Brothers' Bakery,
Linton's Workshop and No 132

Photograph of Woodard & Son in the Pleasance, near the top of Arthur Street  -  photograph taken by Wullie Croal

Around 1960

looking to the NE

Near the top of Arthur Street

Photograph of Woodard & Son in the Pleasance, near the top of Arthur Street  -  photograph taken by Wullie Croal

Around 1960

looking to the SE

Near the top of Arthur Street

The backs of the buildings in

The Pleasance

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Waste ground behind The Pleasance

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Waste ground behind the Pleasance

Recent photographs of

The Pleasance

Edinburgh University Buildings, The Pleasance, Edinburgh  -  December 2007

Edinburgh University Buildings, The Pleasance, Edinburgh  -  December 2007

The Pleasance - August 2008

The Flodden Wall and Police Box on the corner of Drummond Street and Pleasance  -  December 2007

Edinburgh University Buildings on the eastern side of the Pleasance  -  December 2007

Looking down the Pleasance towards Holyrood Road and St Mary Street

Deaconess Hospital, Pleasance  -  July 2008

Deaconess Hospital, Pleasance  -  July 2008

Looking to the north down The Pleasance towards St Mary's Street

1975

Looking to the north down The Pleasance towards St Mary's Street 

2011

 

From a collection of 1920s photographs of St Leonard's District

The Pleasance

St Leonard's District -  1920s

Photo - 6

St Leonard's District -  1920s

Photo - 14

St Leonard's District -  1920s

Photo - 14 left

St Leonard's District -  1920s

Photo  - 14 right

St Leonard's District -  1920s

Photo - 15

St Leonard's District -  1920s

Photo - 15 left

St Leonards  -  1920s

Photo - 22

St Leonard's District -  1920s

Photo - 22 left

St Leonard's District -  1920s

Photo - 22 centre

St Leonard's District -  1920s

Photo - 22 right

 

Prince Albert Buildings

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Prince Albert Buildings

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Prince Albert Buildings  -  Frontage

and recollections

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Prince Albert Buildings  -  South Entry

   

Prospect Place

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Prospect Street and St Margaret's Church

Photographs of Dumbiedykes around 1961-63  -   Prospect Terrce  -  Laing Grocers

   

Prospect Street

and St Margaret's Church

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Prospect Place

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Prospect Street and St Margaret's Church

 

Prospect Terrace

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Prospect Street

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Prospect Street and St Margaret's Church

Photographs of Dumbiedykes around 1961-63  -   Prospect Terrce  -  Laing Grocers

 

 

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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