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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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Fire in the Old Town

7 December 2002

On the evening on Saturday 7 December, a fire broke out in the Cowgate in the Old Town of Edinburgh.  It extended to some properties in the South Bridge.  The first 4 photos and pictures below show the scene on Monday 9 December.

Please click here to see brief comments in the Guest Book concerning the fire, and here to see a map.

 

Edinburgh Old Town Fire -  December 2002

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  Gilded Balloon in the Cowgate

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  The Gilded Balloon, Cowgate

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  The Gilded Balloon, Cowgate

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  The South Bridge

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Photographs by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  Dismantling the wall in Cowgate

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Photographs by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  Dismantling wall in Cowgate (close-up)

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002   -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  Dismantling wall in the Cowgate (close-up)

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -   December 2002  -  Fier in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  looking to the East along Cowgate

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  after the collapse of the Cowgate wall

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  after the collapse of the Cowgate wall

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Photogarph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  after the collapse of the Cowgate wall

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  after the collapse of the Cowgate wall (close-up)

  For permission to reproduce any of the images on this page, please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk

 

DATES:   Fire 7-8 Dec, /   Photos 1,2,3,4  9 Dec, /  Photos 5,6,7  20 Dec  /  Photos 9,11,12  23 Dec  /  Photos 8,10  24 Dec

 

Later photographs:       The site is cleared       Edinburgh Festival 2003

 

The 'pictures' below are computer-produced.

They have been derived from the photographs using the Photoshop program.

 

 Edinburgh Old Town Fire  -  December 2002

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  Gilded Balloon, Cowgate

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  The Gilded Balloon, Cowgate

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  The Gilded Balloon, Cowgate

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  South Bridge

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  The Gilded Balloon frontage

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Dismantling the wall in the Cowgate

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Photographs by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  Dismantling the wall in the Cowgate

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  The Cowgate

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Dome of Edinburgh University Old College, North Bridge

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Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  after the collapse of the wall iin the Cowgate

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Photographs by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old town of Edinburgh  -  after the collapse of the wall in the Cowgate

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Photographs by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  Fire in the Old Town of Edinburgh  -  after the collapse of the wall in the Cowgate (close-up)

  For permission to reproduce any of the images on this page, please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk

 

DATES:   Fire 7-8 Dec, /   Photos 1,2,3,4  9 Dec, /  Photos 5,6,7  20 Dec  /  Photos 9,11,12  23 Dec  /  Photos 8,10  24 Dec

 

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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.  

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