Audience at the Ross
Princes Street in the Background
Reproduced with acknowledgement to Nigel
Baxter, Boston, Lincolnshire, England
Date of the Photo?
Thank you to Nigel Baxter for allowing me to
reproduce the photograph above of a large crowd
at the Ross Bandstand in West Princes Street Gardens.
The photo is not dated, but I
think it may have been taken some time around the 1950s.
Here is another photograph of the audience at the
Ross Bandstand. This view moves in closer to the audience, most having left their seats and moved to the area in
front of the stage.
photos may have been
taken on the same occasion. Both come
from medium format negatives that Nigel acquired as a 'job lot' in
an auction following a house clearance.
Nigel Baxter, Boston, Lincolnshire, England:
October 31, 2011.
Thank you to Bob Henderson, Burdiehouse, Edinburgh, who
Date of the Photo
can't see any overhead cables for the trams so that
would put this photo in the later-1950s.
stanchion in the centre of princes street has been converted to a lamp
Bob Henderson, Burdiehouse,
Edinburgh: November 14, 2011