Looking Down
on
Edinburgh

and Leith

1.  from Calton Hill - looking W

2.  from Calton Hill - looking N

3.  from Calton Hill - looking S

4.  from Edinburgh Castle - looking N + NE

5.  from Scott Monument - looking SW

6from Scott Monument - looking E

7.  from Scott Monument - looking down on Jenners

8.  from Dean Bridge - looking NE

 

1.

Views to the West from

Calton Hill

Looking past Edinburgh Jail, towards Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle

Stereo Views

Archibald Burns stereo card  -  View from Calton Hill towards Edinburgh Castle

STEREO CARD
Archibald Burns

Stereo view by George Washington Wilson - Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street from Calton Hill

STEREO CARD
GW Wilson

Stereo view on glass  -  Looking to the west from Calton Hill towards Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle  -  No 44
GLASS STEREO
VIEW
Ferrier & Soulier

The right hand view from a stereo pair  -  Looking to the west from Calton Hill towards Princes Street and Calton Hill  -  No 44

GLASS STEREO VIEW
Ferrier & Soulier

 Stereo view on glass  -  Looking to the West from Calton Hill, looking towards Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle  -  No 943

GLASS STEREO VIEW
Ferrier & Soulier

The left-hand view from a stereo pair  -  Looking to the west from Calton Hill, towards Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle  -  No 943

GLASS STEREO VIEW
Ferrier & Soulier

Old Engravings and Photos

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Edinburgh from Calton Hill

MODERN ATHENS - 1829

Engraving

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  with links to other engravings

MODERN ATHENS - 1829
WITH LINKS TO OTHER PICTURES
Engraving

Engraving from Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books  -  Edinburgh from Calton Hill

ENGRAVING
Edinburgh from Calton Hill

Engraving by T Heawood after Birket Foster  -  published in London, c.1860  -  Edinburgh from Calton HIll

ENGRAVING
T Heawood

Old Engravings and Photos

View from Calton Hill towards Edinburgh Castle  -  Photo by Alex A Inglis

EDINBURGH ALBUM PHOTO
Alex A Inglis

Photograph by Norward Inglis  -  View to the west from Calton Hill towards Edinburgh Castle and along Princes Street

PHOTOGRAPH - 1950s
Norward Inglis

Postcards

Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Edinburgh from Calton Hill

POST CARD
Edinburgh from Calton Hill

Postcard published by John Menzies & Co.  -  No 1295  -  Edinburgh from Calton HIll

POST CARD
John Menzies & Co.

Postcard  -  James Patrick   -  Castle Series  -  Edinburgh from Calton Hill

POST CARD
James Patrick

 

2.

Views to the North from

Calton Hill

Looking towards Leith and the Firth of Forth

Post card by Hartmann  -  Looking down on Leith from Calton Hill

POST CARD
Leith from Calton Hill

 

3.

Views to the South from

Calton Hill

Looking towards Holyrood Chapel and Abbey and Arthur's Seat in Queen's Park

Half of a stereoscopic view by Walter Greenoak Patterson  -  View from Calton Hill towards Holyrood Chapel and Palace

HALF of a STEREO CARD

G Patterson

Enlargement from a stereo card by GW Wilson - Holyrood Palace from Calton Hill

HALF of a STEREO CARD

GW Wilson

 

4.

Views to the North and North-East from

Edinburgh Castle

Looking towards the Scott Monument and Princes Street

Stereo Views

Archibald Burns stereo card  -  View from Edinburgh Castle towards Princes Street

STEREO CARD
Archibald Burns

Stereo view by Keystone View Company  -  Looking towards Princes Street and Calton Hill from Edinburgh Castle

HALF of a STEREO CARD
Keystone View Co

Early Photos and Engravings

View from Edinburgh Castle  -   Photo by Alex A Inglis

EDINBURGH ALBUM PHOTO
Alex A Inglis

Engraving  -  View from beside Mons Meg at Edinburgh Castle, looking towards Calton Hill

ENGRAVING
View from Mons Meg

Postcards

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  Edinburgh from Castle, looking east

POST CARD
James Patrick

Postcard  -  M Wane & Co  -  Edinburgh from the Castle, looking east.

POST CARD
Marshall Wane

Hartmann Postcard  -  View from Edinburgh Castle  -  Moonlight effect

POST CARD
View from Castle

Photographs

View to the north from Edinburgh Castle  -  August 2004

PHOTOGRAPH - August 2004

View to the North

View to the north-east from Edinburgh Castle  -  August 2004

PHOTOGRAPH - August 2004

View to the North-East

View to the north-east from Edinburgh Castle (with key)  -  August 2004

PHOTOGRAPH - August 2004

WITH KEY

View to the North-East

looking down on Princes Street and the Ross Bandstand in Princes Street Gardens from Edinburgh Castle  -  1950s

PHOTOGRAPH - 1950s

View to the North

View over Edinburgh looking to the NE from Edinburgh Castle  -   August 2007

PHOTOGRAPH - August 2007

View to the North-East

View over Edinburgh looking to the NE from Edinburgh Castle  -   August 2007

PHOTOGRAPH - August 2007

View to the NE  -  zoom-in

View over Edinburgh looking to the north from Edinburgh Castle  -   August 2007

PHOTOGRAPH - August 2007

View to the North

View over Edinburgh looking to the north from Edinburgh Castle  -   August 2007

PHOTOGRAPH - August 2007

View to the North  -  zoom-in

 

5.

Views to the South-West from

The Scott Monument

Looking towards the North Bridge and Arthur's Seat in Queen's Park

View from Scott Monument towards Edinburgh Old Town  -  Photo by Alex A Inglis

EDINBURGH ALBUM PHOTO

Alex A Inglis

 

6.

Views to the East from

The Scott Monument

Looking towards Waverley and the East End of Princes Street, and Calton Hill

Leith Shore - stereo view by Thomas Vernon Begbie

Thomas Begbie
Looking East from the Scott Monument

 

7.

Looking down on Jenners from

The Scott Monument

September 2006

Looking down on Jenners from the Scott Monument  -  Late afternoon shadows in September 2007

Looking down on Jenners from the Scott Monument  -  Late afternoon shadows in September 2007 Looking down on Jenners from the Scott Monument  -  Late afternoon shadows in September 2007

 

 

8.

Views to the North East from

The Dean Bridge

Looking down the Water of Leith past St Bernard's Well towards the Firth of Forth

Post card  -  T Robertson  -  View from Dean Bridge looking down the valley of the Water of Leith

POST CARD

T Robertson

 

 

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