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'Old Houses in Edinburgh'

Drawings by

Bruce J Home

Published by

William J Hay
John Knox House, Edinburgh

A Selection of  Drawings

Here are 20 of the 54 drawings that  were published in 'Old Houses in Edinburgh'.  I chose those that I found to be most interesting or most appealing.

Some of these buildings can still be seen today.  Others vanished long ago.

To see the descriptions of each of these photos, as they appeared in Old Houses in Edinburgh', please click here, or click on any of the drawings further down this page to read the appropriate description.

Photo

1.

Lady Stair's House

Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  Lady Stair's Close

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

2.

Plainstane Close


  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

3.

Advocate's Close

Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  Advocate's Close
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to  Brian Strange,
Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

4.

Brown's Court

Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  Brown's Court
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

5.

Back of Bakehouse Close

   Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  Back of Bakehouse Close
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

6.

John Knox House

Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  John Knox House
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

7.

Brodie's Close

 Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  Brodie's Close
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

8.

Baird's Close

Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  Baird's Close
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

9.

Huntly House

Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  Huntly House
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

10.

Carruber's Close

Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  Carruber's Close
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

11.

Adam Bothwell's House

Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  Adam Bothwell's House
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

12.

Brodie's Close

   Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  Brodie's Close
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

13.

Somerville's Land

Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  Somerville's Land
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

14.

Baird's Close, looking North

Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  Baird's Close, looking north
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

15.

Baird's Close, looking South

Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  Baird's Close, looking south
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

16

West Port

Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  West Port
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

17.

Morrison's Close

Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  Morrison's Close
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

18.

West Bow

   Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  West Bow
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

19.

Huntly House

   Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  -  Huntly House
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Photo

20.

White Horse Close

Old Houses in Edinburgh  -  Drawing by Bruce J Home  - Whitehorse Close
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Brian Strange, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

 

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'Old Houses in Edinburgh'

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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