AR Edwards & Son

Swanston Village

At the foot of the Pentland Hills, to the south of Edinburgh

The Shepherd's Cottage    -    Early-1900s

Swanston  -  Shepherd's Cottage and Horses  -  Photograph by AR Edwards or his son

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Cathy Chick, Devon, England, great granddaughter of AR Edwards, Selkirk, Scotland



The Shepherd's Cottage

Thank you to Cathy Chick, great granddaughter of the Selkirk photographer, AR Edwards, and granddaughter of his  son, Robert, for allowing me to reproduce this photo.

Cathy wrote:

"I recently printed this rural view of Swanston from an old glass plate negative that belonged to my grandpa or great grandpa."

Cathy Chick, Devon, England:  July 14, 2010

Text on the Photo

There is some wording, barely visible, at the bottom of this photo.  I think it may read:

 'LOVE ?????  ?????    James Patrick'

James Patrick took many photos of Swanston in the early 1900s.

Nimmo Postcard

Here is another view of the same cottage, this one taken in the summer with the leaves on the trees.

 View of The Shepherd's Cottage, Swanston, by James Patrick  -  Published as a postcard by James Patrick

This is a photo by James Patrick.  It was published as a postcard by Nimmo.


Swanston (again)

Here is another view of Swanston from the same source, also printed by Cathy Chick:

Cottage and Hens

   Swanston  - Cottage and Hens  -  Photograph by AR Edwards or his son





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