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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

  

Buildings

Edinburgh Schools

Some were formerly Hospitals

and

Hospitals

Several of Edinburgh's schools were established as hospitals to look after both the health and education of their pupils
e.g. Heriot's and Gillespie' hospitals.

Some continued to keep their 'Hospital' names until fairly recent times.

 

Abbeyhill

   School or former school at Abbeyhill  -  between Easter Road and Montrose Terrace

PHOTO 2007

 

Boroughmuir School

  W R & S Ltd photograph from the early 1900s  -  Boroughmuir School

W R & S PHOTO

 

Broughton Primary School

Formerly Broughton Public School

Broughton Primary School, Broughton Road

RECENT PHOTO

Broughton Primary School, Broughton Road

RECENT PHOTO

 

Couper Street School

Leith

Hartmann Postcard with coat of arms  -  Couper Street School, Leith

HARTMANN POSTCARD

 

Craiglockhart Primary School

Craiglockhart Primary School, Ashley Terrace, North Merchiston  -  Photograph taken 2006

RECENT PHOTO

 

Craigmillar Primary School

The former Craigmillar Primary School, Harewood Road, Craigmillar -  photographed March 2006

RECENT PHOTO

The former Craigmillar Primary School, Harewood Road, Craigmillar -  photographed March 2006

RECENT PHOTO

 

Daniel Stewart's College

Daniel Stewart's College - Photograph by Begbie

PHOTO: Begbie  -  late 1850s

 

David Kilpatrick School

Leith

A postcard from Anderson, North Junction Street, Leith  -  David Kilpatrick School

ANDERSON POSTCARD

The message on the  back of a postcard from Anderson, North Junction Street, Leith  -  David Kilpatrick School

ANDERSON POSTCARD

 

Dr Bell's School

Great Junction Street, Leith

The Frontage of Dr Bell's School, Great Junction Street, Leith  -  Photograph taken Novemeber 2005

RECENT PHOTO

The Frontage of Dr Bell's School, Great Junction Street, Leith  -  Photograph taken Novemeber 2005

RECENT PHOTO

The Frontage of Dr Bell's School, Great Junction Street, Leith  -  Photograph taken Novemeber 2005

RECENT PHOTO

 

Donaldson's School

Enlargement from a stereo view by Douglas  -  Donaldson's Hospital 

HALF of a STEREO CARD

 

Edinburgh Academy

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Edinburgh Academy, Hamilton Place

ENGRAVING - 1829

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  Edinburgh Academy in Hamilton Place

ENGRAVINGS

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Edinburgh Academy

ENGRAVING - 1890

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Edinburgh Academy, Hamilton Place

ENGRAVINGS

 

Edinburgh Ladies' College

Early 1900s

    Postcard published by JM  -  Ladies' College, Queen Street, Edinburgh

Ladies' College, Queen Street

Edinburgh Ladies' College, Front Elevation  -  Postcard by an unidentified publisher

Edinburgh Ladies' College
Front Elevation by Hippolyte J Blanc

Edinburgh Ladies' College & Royal Scottish Nursing Institute, 78 Queen Street  -  Postcard by WR&S Ltd 

Edinburgh Ladies' College
& Royal Scottish Nursing Institute

Edinburgh Ladies' College, Gymnasium  - Postcard by PA Buchanan 

Edinburgh Ladies College
Gymnasium

Edinburgh Ladies' College, Piano and Dancing  - Postcard by PA Buchanan

Edinburgh Ladies College
Piano + Dancing

 

Fettes College

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Fettes College

ENGRAVING - 1890

W R & S Ltd  -  Photograph from the early-1900s  -  Fettes College

W R & S PHOTO

Postcard  -  Fettes College Cricket Field

POSTCARD

WR&S Postcard  -  Fettes College  -  posted 1907

POSTCARD

   Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Fettes College  -  The Yeo Memorial Pavilion

Fettes Yeo Memorial Pavilion

More Pictures
of
Fettes College

 

Flora Stevenson School

Flora Stevenson's Primary School, beside Comely Bank roundabout  -  2007

PHOTO 2007

 

Fort Primary School

The former Forth Primary School, North Fort Street, Leith

PHOTO (school closed)

The former Forth Primary School, North Fort Street, Leith

PHOTO (school closed)

The former Forth Primary School, North Fort Street, Leith

PHOTO (school closed)

More photos
of
Fort Primary School

 

Gillespie's Hospital

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  New Merchant Maiden Hospital in Lauriston Lane

ENGRAVING

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  Gillespie's Hospital

ENGRAVINGS

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Gillespie's School

ENGRAVING

Enraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  Gillespie's Hospital

ENGRAVINGS

PHOTOGRAPH - 1950s

Ice House on site for 1950s school

 

Heriot's Hospital

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  '  Heriots Hospital from Castle Hill

ENGRAVING - 1829

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  Heriot's Hospital

ENGRAVINGS

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Heriot's Hospital

ENGRAVING - 1890

Engraving in Modern Athens  -  Heriots Hospital  -  View from Edinburgh Castle

ENGRAVINGS

Photograph from Edinburgh Calotype Club album  -  Volume 2, Page 26  -  George Heriot's Hospital

EDINBURGH CALOTYPE CLUB

 

Leith High School

Engraving from 'Old & New Ediburgh'  -  Leith High School

ENGRAVING - 1890

 

Leith Primary School

View of Leith Primary School from Duncan Place, Leith Links  -  October 2007

RECENT PHOTO

View of Leith Primary School from Duncan Place, Leith Links  -  October 2007

RECENT PHOTO

Leith Primary School, Leith Links  -  A Valentine Postcard

POSTCARD

EARLY 1900s

 

Leith Walk Primary School

The Norwegian Seaman's Church, 25 North Junction Street, Leith  -  now home of the Leith School of Art

RECENT PHOTO

 

London Street Primary School

    London Street Primary School,  2013

PHOTOGRAPH 2009

 

Longstone Primary School

Longstone Primary School  -  photographed around 1960

PHOTOGRAPH  c.1960

 

Merchant Maiden Hospital

Lauriston Lane

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  Merchant Maiden Hospital

ENGRAVINGS

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Merchant Maiden Hospital in Lauriston Lane

ENGRAVINGS

 

Milton House
Primary School

This has now become the Royal Mile Primary School

Royal Mile Primary School (formerly Milton House Public School) from the SW

RECENT PHOTO

Royal Mile Primary School (formerly Milton House Public School) from the North

RECENT PHOTO

Police Box and Zebra Crossing outside Royal Mile Primary School, Canongate

RECENT PHOTO

Milton House School Playground

DATE?

School Playground

  

Moredun
Primary School

(now demolished)

Moredun School  -  shortly before its demolition

Clock Tower

Moredun School  -  shortly before its demolition

Boys' Playground

Moredun School  -  shortly before its demolition

Girls' Playground

Moredun School  -  shortly before its demolition

Infants' Playground

 

Morningside

'The Wee School'

The Wee School, Morningside  -  Postcard

ENGRAVING - 1890

 

Parson's Green School

Parson's Green School  -  Before the 1958 Fire

Before the 1958 Fire

Parson's Green School  -  Some time after the fire in 1958

After the 1958 Fire

Postal Bowling Club's bowling green  and Parsons Green School in the background

Date?

View from the Postal Bowling Club's Bowling Green

 

Peffermill School

    Peffermill School

Peffermill School

 

Peffermill Tin School

    Peffermill Tin School, 1951

Peffermill Tin School

    Lunch time at the wee tin school, Peffermill Road, Craigentinny - 1950

Peffermill Tin School

lunch time

 

Preston Street

Primary School

Preston Street School

2006

Preston Street School

Preston Street School

2006

Preston Street School

Preston Street School and concrete structure ih playground

2011

Preston Street School and Concrete Structure in Playground

 

Royal High School

Regent Road

Postcard by PA Buchanan & Co  -  Royal High School, Edinburgh  -  Is it the Library?

POSTCARD

Library?

Postcard by PA Buchanan & Co  -  Royal High School, Edinburgh  -  Is it the Art Classroom?

POSTCARD

Art Classroom?

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  The Royal High School

ENGRAVINGS

Engraving from "Modern Athens  -  hand coloured (another picture)  -  The Royal High School

ENGRAVINGS

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  The Royal High School in Regent Road

ENGRAVINGS

More pictures of
Royal High School

 

Royal Hospital for Sick Children

A postcard published by The Scientific Press  -  The Charteris Ward, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh

Early 1900s

Charteris Ward

 

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The Royal Infirmary

2nd site

High School Yards

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

3rd site

Lauriston Place

The New Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Little France, Edinburgh

3rd site

Little France

 

Royal Mile
Primary School

Royal Mile Primary School (formerly Milton House Public School) from the SW

RECENT PHOTO

Royal Mile Primary School (formerly Milton House Public School) from the North

RECENT PHOTO

Police Box and Zebra Crossing outside Royal Mile Primary School, Canongate

RECENT PHOTO

 

St George's
School for Girls

Postcard by Marshall Keene & Co  -  St George's School for Girls, Library

POSTCARD

Library

 

St Ann's School
Cowgate

     St Ann's Junior Schoo and Playground, Edinburgh  -  2005

Junior school and Playground

   St Ann's Junior School and Cowgate, Edinburgh  -  2005

Junior School and Cowgate

   St Ann's Girls' School, Cowgate, Edinburgh  -  2005

Girls' School

   St Ann's School

Junior school and Playground

 

St Hilda's School
Liberton

Postcard by PA Buchanan & Co  -  St Hilda's School, Liberton  -  Dining Room, Junior House

POSTCARD

Dining Room

Postcard by PA Buchanan & Co  -  St Hilda's School, Liberton  -  Dormitory, Junior House

POSTCARD

Dormitory

 

St Patrick's School

   

1960s

St Patrick's School

1960s

St Patrick's School + Playground

 

Sciennes School

    Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Sciennes School,  Edinburgh

POSTCARD

 

Towerbank Primary School

Portobello

Towerbank School, Portobello  -  July 2004

RECENT PHOTO

 

Trinity Academy

   Trinity Academy, 1955

1955

Front of the School

Tynecastle High School

Tynecastle High School  -  The old school  -  June 2010

2010

Old School

Tynecastle High School  -  The old school and the new school  -  June 2010

2010

Old + New Schools

Tynecastle High School  -  The old school  -  June 2010

2010

Old School

Tynecastle High School  -  The old school and the new school -  June 2010

2010

Old + New Schools

 

John Watson Hospital

Engraving in' Modern Athens'  -  hand-coloured  -  John Watson Hospital

ENGRAVINGS

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  John Watson Hospital

ENGRAVINGS

 

George Watson's College

WR&S Postcard  -  George Watson's College  -  posted 1907

POSTCARD

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  George Watson's Hospital

ENGRAVING - 1819

 

Around Edinburgh

Hotels

Churches

 

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Links to Other Pages

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