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Mrs Guthrie's 'Toy' School

Stockbridge, Edinburgh

 Christmas Party  -  Around 1960

Children's Party at Mrs Guthrie's Toy School, Stockbridge, around 1960

©  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Eddie Duffy, Fox Covert, Edinburgh                                               Photographer not known

 

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   Children's Party at Mrs Guthrie's Toy School, Stockbridge, around 1960 ©

 

Recollections

1.

Eddie Duffy

Fox Covert, Edinburgh

Thank you to Eddie Duffie for sending the photograph above to me..

Eddie wrote:

Christmas Party

Around 1960

"This photo of Mrs Guthrie's 'Toy' School was taken at a Christmas Party around 1960, when we were all dressed up in our 'Sunday Best', the boys in their bow ties and the girls in party dresses.

The nursery was located in the back courtyard between Dean Street and Bedford Crescent."

There are lots of local people in these photos.  I could probably still name a few of them as many attended Flora Stevensonís with us after this.  In this photo:

Children's Party at Mrs Guthrie's Toy School, Stockbridge, around 1960 ©

-  Mrs. Guthrie is at the back on the left.

-  My sister, Janice is in the front row 2nd from the right.

-  I am sitting to her left (looking innocent)

-  My cousin, Derek, is in the middle row in the white shirt."

Eddie Duffy, Fox Covert, Edinburgh:  October 29+30 and November 16, 2012

Christmas Party

Another 26 Children

In the photograph above there are 28 children at the Christmas Party.  Please click on the thumbnail image below to see a second photo taken at the same party, this one showing another 26 children:

Children's Party at Mrs Guthrie's Toy School, Stockbridge, around 1960 ©

Both these photos were sent to me by Eddie Duffy.

 

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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.  

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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

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