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Arthur Street

and

East Arthur Place

and a

Tizer Lorry

1960s

Arthur Street, East Arthur Place and a Tizer Lorry - 1960s

 

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    Arthur Street, East Arthur Place and a Tizer Lorry - 1960s

 

St Patrick's School

Edinburgh in the 1960s

Thank you to Jack Gillon for allowing me to reproduce this photograph, looking down Arthur Street towards Holyrood Park at the foot of the steep hill.

This is one of many photos that Jack took in the 1960s.  Others can be found on his Flickr page.

Several people have contacted me saying how they have enjoyed seeing this photo and the others that Jack has posted on his Flickr page.

  

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1.

Eric Gold

East London, England

Eric Gold wrote:

Photos from the 1960s

    Arthur Street, East Arthur Place and a Tizer Lorry - 1960s

"I'm on cloud nine after seeing this photo and other photos on Jack Gillon's  Flickr page.

This was my old stomping ground.  The photo above shows the brae (in Arthur Street) and my wee hoose.  Its entrance was next to the greengrocer's shop in East Arthur Place and my windows overlooked the brae.

Other photos on Jack's page show the brae and my hoose from different angles - also my great grandmother's hoose, my grandmothers hoose and the surrounds including Prospect Street"

Eric Gold, East London, England:  May 3+4, 2012

 

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Allan Dodds

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

Thank you to Allan Dodds who wrote

Arthur Street and
East Arthur Place

    Arthur Street, East Arthur Place and a Tizer Lorry - 1960s

"Jack Gillon's photograph above of East Arthur Place and the Tizer lorry shows the same block of flats as I photographed being demolished in 1961.  See below:

Allan Dodds, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England:  May 10, 2012

Arthur Street and East Arthur Place - being demolished

East Arthur Place being demolished - 1961

  Photograph reproduced with acknowledgement to Allan Dodds, Nottingham, England

 

 

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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.

 

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