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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

 

Cowgate

including the site of
the Old Town Fire, 2002

 

Engravings

19th Century

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The Cowgate

Published 1890

The Cowgate

Engraving from 'Old and New Edinburgh'  -  The Cowgate

Published 1890

The Cowgate

  Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Cowgate looking east

Published 1829

The Cowgate

looking east

 

Postcard

  Postcard by Reginald P Phillimore  -  The Cowgate

Reginald P Phillimore

Cowgate

 

Recent Photographs

Early-2000s

   Looking to the west down the Cowgate from the foot of West Bow in the Grassmarket

2005

Cowgate from the Grassmarket

Bannerman's Bar, Cowgate  -  September 2007

2007

Bannerman's Bar

 

Police Box

Early-2000s

Police Box in Cowgate, close to the Salvaton Army building at the foot of Pleasance  -  October 2010

Oct 2010

Police Box in Cowgate, close to the Salvaton Army building at the foot of Pleasance  -  October 2010

Oct 2010

 

Scene of the Old Town Fire

Early-2000s

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

December 2002

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

December 2002

Cowgate  -  Scene of the Old Town Fire  -  six months later  -  June 2003  -  Buildings demolished

June 2003

Scene of the Old Town Fire  -   almost three years later  -  September 2005

September 2005

 

Cowgate
near the
South Bridge Arch

1970 to 2004

Looking to the west along Cowgate, and through one of the arches of South Bridge, towards the Grassmarket, around 1970

c.1970

Looking to the west along Cowgate, and through one of the arches of South Bridge, towards the Grassmarket, 2004

2004

 

Cowgate
near the
South Bridge Arch

2016

Cowgate  -  Looking west to South Bridge, 2016

Looking west to South Bridge

Cowgate  -  Looking east down the Cowgate from South Bridge to Holyrood Road, 2016

Looking east from South Bridge
to Holyrood Road

Cowgate  -  Looking west from the junction of Cowgate and Niddry Street South, 2016

Looking west at
junction with Niddry Street South

Cowgate  -  No.207 , Stramash Live Music, 2016

No.207 - Stramash
Live Music

Cowgate  -  No.207 , Stramash Live Music, floodlit,  2016

No.207 - Stramash
Live Music - floodlit

Cowgate  -  No.207 , Stramash Live Music, floodlit, zoom-in, 2016

No.207 - Stramash
zoom-in

 

Map

Map of Edinburgh Old Town including High Street, Cowgate, South Bridge, St Giles Church and Tron Kirk and St Giles Church

High Street, Cowgate and South Bridge
including St Giles Church and Tron Kirk

 

 

Full Index

Views of Edinburgh

Princes Street views:
 Looking E         Looking W         Looking N + NE        Looking S

from Calton Hill        Preparing for the Trams        Princes Street Gardens

Other street views:
 Grassmarket         George Street          High Street        High Street closes        Leith Street
Lothian Road       North Bridge       Saint James Sq       
Waverley Bridge       More Streets

 

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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