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Waverley Market

Beside Waverley Station at the East End of Princes Street

The site of many shows and exhibitions until the 1970s

 

Photos

1.

Events

Please scroll down this page or click on one of the links below to see photos of some of the exhibitions and other events that have been held at Waverley Market ...

Cars

Carnivals

Circus

Dog Shows

Epstein Memorial Exhibition

Fat Stock Shows

Flower Shows

Great Northern Welly Boot Show

Hobbies Exhibition

Ideal Holiday Show

Ideal Home Exhibitions

Medical Association Dinner

Mod Ball

'This Scotland' Exhibition

Scottish Open Air Holiday Show

Shakespeare Exhibition

2.

Demolition and
 Conversion to

Shopping Mall

Please here to see photos of the conversion of Waverley Market to become a shopping mall.

3.

Old Pictures

Please click here to see a 19th century picture of Waverley Market.

1.

Events

Cars

Waverley Market  -  Alexander's Motor Show  -  Ford Cars, 1952 

1952

Alexander's Motor Show
 (Fords)

Lothian |Car Club Driving Tests - Ford Special at Waverley Market - 1961 

1961

Lothian Car Club
Driving Tests

East of Scotland Motor Show at Waverley Market, 1972 

1972

East of Scotland
Motor Show

Carnivals

Waverley Market  -  Shooting Gallery

Around 1957

Shooting Gallery

Shooting Gallery  -  Fairground

Around 1957

Funfair Ride

Stall Holder at Waverley Market  -  around 1957

Around 1957

Stall Holder

Waverley Carnival, Wall of Death - 1958

1958

Wall of Death

Waverley Carnival, Wall of Death - 1958

1958

Wall of Death

Waverley Carnival, Dodgems - 1966

1966

Dodgems

Circus

Circus at Waverley Market, Lion and Lion Tamer - 1951

1951

Lion and Tamer

Circus at Waverley Market, Aerial Acrobats - 1951

1955

Aerial Acrobats

Dog Shows

Dogs arrive at Waverley Market for the Dog Show in 1957 

1957

Arriving at the Show

Waverley Market, Dog Show - 1971 

1971

Judging the Dogs

Two Basset Hounds at the Dog Show at Waverley Market, 1971 

1971

Two Basset Hounds`

Poodle at the Dog Show at Waverley Market, 1955 

1955

Poodle

Alsatian at the Dog Show at Waverley Market, 1955 

1955

Alsatian

Epstein Memorial Exhibition

         Epstein Memorial Exhibition at Waverley Market, St Michael suspended above Waverley Market  -  1961

1961

'St Michael' over
Waverley Market

Jacob Epstein's statue, 'St Michael's Victory over the Devil' at Waverley Market entrance, 1961  -  Photograph taken by Allan Dodds

1961

'St Michael's Victory
over the Devil

         Epstein Memorial Exhibition at Waverley Market - Christ in Majesty - 1961

1961

Christ in Majesty
inside the Exhibition

Fat Stock Shows

Waverley Market, Fat Stock Show, 1958 - Supreme Champion 

1958

Supreme Champion

The Earl of Mansfield's HIghland Cow arriving at the Fat Stock Show at Waverley Market, 1960 

1960

Earl of Mansfield's Highland Cow

Waverley Market, Fat Stock Show, 1958 - Supreme Champion 

1965

Scottish National Fat Stock Show

 

Flower Shows

Dobbies Stand at the Flower Show at  Waverley Market - 1955 

1955

Dobbie's Stand

General View of the Flower Show at  Waverley Market before the visitors arrive - 1956 

1956

General View of the show

Opening of the Flower Show at  Waverley Market by Sir James and Lady Horlick - 1957 

1957

Flower Show Guests

 

Theatrical Production

Great Northern Welly Boot Show

    Theatrical Production  -  Great Northern Welly Boot Show at Waverley Market  -  1972 

1972

Six Performers

    Theatrical Production  -  Great Northern Welly Boot Show at Waverley Market  -  1972 

1972

Five Performers

    Theatrical Production  -  Great Northern Welly Boot Show at Waverley Market  -  1972 

1972

The Whole Cast

Hobbies Exhibition

   Model Engine at the Hobbies Exhibition in Waverley Market - 1960

1960

Model Engine

Ideal Holiday Show

East German Boat being delivered to the Ideal Holiday Show at Waverley Market, 1959 

1959

East German Boat

Caravan "'which can be towed at up to 100mph" at the Ideal Holiday Show at Waverley Market - 1959 

1959

Caravan

Ideal Home Exhibitions

Ideal Home Exhibition at Waverley Market, Musical Fountain of Dancing Water, 1954 

1954

Musical Fountain

Ideal Home Exhibition, Gas Stand - 1955 

1955

Gas Stand

Models at the Ideal Home Exhibition at Waverley Market, 1959 

1959

Models

Furnished Room at the Ideal Home Exhibition at Waverley Market, 1960 

1960

Furnished Room

Andy Stewart Opens the Ideal Home Exhibition at Waverley Market, 1961 

1961

Andy Stewart

Medical Associations' Dinner

Medical Association Dinner at Waverley Market, 1955

1955

British and Canadian Medical Associations

Mod Ball

The Mod Ball, Waverley Market, 1960

1960

Restraining the Crowd

The Mod Ball, Waverley Market, 1960

1960

Attempting to Restrain the Crowd

Scottish Open Air Holiday Show

   Scottish Open Air Holiday Show at Waverley Market - Two bikes - 1960 

1960

Two Bikes

   Scottish Open Air Holiday Show at Waverley Market - Motorcycle towing caravan - 1960 

1960

Motorcycle towing Caravan

Shakespeare Exhibition

        Cleaners at rest on the set of the Shakespeare Exhibition at Waverley Market  -  1960

1960

Cleaners at rest on the Set

'This Scotland' Exhibition

Dancing at 'This Scotland Exhibition' at Waverley Marketm, 1959

1959

Band and Dancing

Three Musicians at 'This Scotland Exhibition' at Waverley Marketm, 1959

1959

Three Musicians

Pictures on the Wall at  'This Scotland Exhibition' at Waverley Marketm, 1959

1959

Pictures on the Walls

2.

Demolition and Conversion to

Shopping Mall

Before the Demolition

Waverley Market Entrance from Waverley Bridge, and North British Hotel - 1969

Waverley Market Entrance
from Waverley Bridge
and North British Hotel

Waverley Steps and Exhibition Entrance from the East - 1969

1969

Waverley Steps and
Exhibition Entrance from east

Waverley Market Roof and NB Hotel from the Scott Monument - 1969

1969

Waverley Market Roof and
North British Hotel from Scott Monument

 

Waverley Market Roof

Demolition of Waverley Market Roof  begins - 1973

1973

Demolition of the roof begins

Demolition of Waverley Market Roof continues - 1973

1973

Demolition of the roof continues

Waverley Station Roof  -  Site Cleared  -  1975

1975

Site cleared

Waverley Market Roof  -  Site Cleared and Snow Covered -  1979

1979

Site cleared and snow-covered

Demolition of the western end of Waverley Market Roof - 1982

1982

Demolition of western end

 

Shopping Mall

from 1984

The Queen visits Waverley Shopping Mall to perform the Opening Ceremony, 1985

1985

The Queen visits Waverley Market
to perform the Officially Opening

David Shaw's Shoe Shine Stand at Waverley Market shopping Mall, 1989

1989

Shoe Shine Man

3.

Old Pictures

Old Engraving

Published 1829

 Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Waverley Market

Waverley Market and North Bridget

 

Waverley Market History

Around Edinburgh

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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