Around Edinburgh

Portobello Streets

 

Bath Street

Post Cards

Several Portobello photographic studios were located in Bath Street

Postcard by Valentine & Co  -  Bath Street, Portobello

Valentine

Portobelllo Bath Street  -  Post Cards

British Manufacture

 

High Street

Post Cards and old Photograph

Portobello High Street  -  A Valentine Postcard, 1905     Portobello High Street  - The back of a Valentine Postcard, 1905

Valentine

High Street, Portobello - Valentine Postcard, 1901 photograph

Valentine

  High Street, Portobello - Hartmann Postcard including Halkett's photographic studio

No 180, William Halkett's Studio

Hartman

Postcard published by Sutherland  -  High Street, Portobello

Sutherland

Photograph by T P Lugton in the Poulton series  -  Horse-drawn tram at Portobello High Street

Horse-drawn Tram

Lugton - Poulton Series

Postcard published by Valentine & Sons  -  Portobello High Street

Valentine

 

Portobello Road

Photos - 2011

'Elderly People  -  Road Signs

Portobello Road, Edinburgh  -  Official Road Sign 'Elderly People'

Looking West - towards Edinburgh

Portobello Road, Edinburgh  -  Unofficial Road Sign 'Elderly People'

Looking East - towards Portobello

Portobello Road, Edinburgh  -  Official Road Sign 'Elderly People'

Zoom-in

Looking West - towards Edinburgh

Portobello Road, Edinburgh  -  Unofficial Road Sign 'Elderly People'

Zoom-in

Looking East - towards Portobello

 

The site of

Portobello Roundabout

Seafield, Portobello  (now traffic lights)

Post Card

J M Postcard  -  Caledonia Series  -  King's Road, Portobello

POST CARD

J M Caledonia Series

View to the east down King's Road

 

The site of

Portobello Roundabout

Seafield, Portobello  (now traffic lights)

Photos   -  April 2009

Roadworks on the site of the former roundabout at Portobello  -  April 2009

Road Works

Roadworks on the site of the former roundabout at Portobello  -  April 2009

Traffic

Roadworks on the site of the former roundabout at Portobello  -  April 2009

Pedestrians

Portobello Roundabout - Panorama  -  April 2009

Panorama - small

Portobello Roundabout - Panorama  -  April 2009

Panorama - medium

Portobello Roundabout - Panorama  -  April 2009

Panorama - large

Portobello Roundabout - Panorama  -  April 2009 

Panorama
Distortion 1

Portobello Roundabout - Panorama  -  April 2009

Panorama
Distortion 2

I'm continuing to see what I can make from the 'Panorama'  image above, using Photoshop.

Below is the latest result.

Portobello Roundabout - Panorama  -  April 2009

Panorama
Distortion
3

The project to convert the roundabout to traffic lights was eventually completed on Friday April 17, 2009 - six months late and 2m over budget!

 

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