The Scottish National Portrait Gallery,
part of the National Galleries of Scotland, stands in Queen Street.
PICTURE 1: Here is the
building undergoing restoration. The
car and tram, on route to Granton, suggest that this photo was taken
in the early 1950s, shortly before Edinburgh converted from trams to
PICTURE 2: Here is a view of
renovation work being carried out on the tower of the same building, at the corner of
Queen Street and North Saint Andrew Street, about fifty years later
- on 20 August 2002.