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

  

Edinburgh

New Town

1st New Town

The 1st New Town of Edinburgh was created in the late 18th century.  It includes:

-  Princes Street, George Street and Queen Street,  all running east-west.
-  Charlotte Square and St Andrew Square at either end of George Street.
-  Royal Circus and Moray Place, two elegant circles, further to the NW.

2nd New Town

The 2nd New Town is a mid 19th century extension of the 1st New Town, towards:

-  Canonmills, in the valley to the north of Princes Street.
-  Broughton, to the north-west of Princes Street.

 

Oblique Aerial Photograph

Edinburgh New Town

View looking West from Calton

Aerial Photograph  -  Looking to the West across Edinburgh New Town  -  6 December 2003

2003

View

Aerial Photograph  -  Looking to the West across Edinburgh New Town  -  6 December 2003

2003

View with Key

 

Oblique Aerial Photograph

Edinburgh New Town

View looking NE from Haymarket

Looking down on Haymarket  -  View to the north-east towards Dean  -  6 December 2003

2003

View

Looking down on Haymarket  -  View to the north-east towards Dean  -  6 December 2003

2003

View with Key

 

Looking across Edinburgh New Town to Arthur's Seat

from the tower of St Stephen's Church

View from the top of the tower at St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge, looking SE - 2010

 

Maps and Vertical Aerial Photograph

1st New Town  (North)

Edinburgh  -  1844  -  Map produced for the Society for the Dissemination of Useful Knowledge  -  Section F

1844

Edinburgh Map  -  1925  -  Section F

1925

Aerial Photograph  -  2001  -  Section F

2001

Please click on any of the images above.  All three will appear on the same page.

 

Maps and Vertical Aerial Photograph

1st New Town (South)

Also:  Princes Street Gardens (west) and Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh  -  1844  -  Map produced for the Society for Dissemination of Useful Knowledge  -  Section J

1844

Edinburgh Map  -  1925  -  Section J

1925

Aerial Photograph  -  2001  -  Section F

2001

Please click on any of the images above.  All three will appear on the same page.

 

Maps and Vertical Aerial Photograph

2nd New Town (Broughton)

Also:  Calton Hill

Edinburgh  -  1844  -  Map produced for the Society for the Dissemination of Useful Knowledge  -  Section G

1844

Edinburgh Map  -  1925  -  Section G

1925

Aerial Photograph  -  2001  -  Section G

2001

Please click on any of the images above.  All three will appear on the same page.

 

Aerial Views  -  2001

 

MAPS:  Full index

Outline Map of the British Isles MAPS: Short Index with thumbnails

   

 

__________________

 

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