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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

 

Greenside Place

and the

Omni Center

 

Location

Greenside Place is close to the centre of this map:

Map of Calton and Broughton - 1925  -  showing the sites of major developments

 

 

 

Giraffes outside the Omni Centre

2005

   Two Giraffes outside the Omni Centre, Greenside Place, Top of Leith Walk, Edinburgh   -  zoom-in

   Two Giraffes outside the Omni Centre, Greenside Place, Top of Leith Walk, Edinburgh

Omni Centre
Giraffes

   Two Giraffes outside the Omni Centre, Greenside Place, Top of Leith Walk, Edinburgh

Omni Centre
Giraffes

   Two Giraffes outside the Omni Centre, Greenside Place, Top of Leith Walk, Edinburgh

Omni Centre
Giraffes

Two Giraffes outside the Omni Centre, Greenside Place, Top of Leith Walk, Edinburgh

Omni Centre
Giraffes

The feet of two Giraffes outside the Omni Centre, Greenside Place, Top of Leith Walk, Edinburgh

Omni Centre
Giraffes

The feet of two Giraffes outside the Omni Centre, Greenside Place, Top of Leith Walk, Edinburgh

Omni Centre
Giraffes

Notes on Greenside Place, the Omni Centre and the Giraffes

 

Photographs

2005

View from Greenside Place, beside the Omni Centre looking to Calton Hill

View to Calton Hill
from the Omni Centre

The Playhouse Theatre, Greenside Place, close to the top of Leith Walk

Playhouse Theatre
beside the Omni Centre

View towards the Omni Centre from in front of St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, with sculpture by Eduardo Paolozzi in the foreground

Omni Centre
Paolozzi sculpture

View towards the Omni Centre from in front of St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, with sculpture by Eduardo Paolozzi in the foreground

Omni Centre
and Paolozzi sculpture

 

Photographs

2005

Cows in  'The Cow Parade' and giraffes

Edinburgh Cow Parade  -  2006  -  The National Galleries

Edinburgh Cow Parade  -  2006  -  The National Galleries

Edinburgh Cow Parade  -  2006  -  The National Galleries

 

October 2006

'The Rocky Horror Show'

   The audience gathers before the performance of the Rocky Horror Show at Playhouse Theatre  -  October 27, 2006

   The audience gathers before the performance of the Rocky Horror Show at Playhouse Theatre  -  October 27, 2006

 

July 2009

View from an open-top bus

The Omni Centre, Greenside Place, Leith Walk, Edinburgh  -  Photographed from the top of an open-top bus

July 2010

Preparing for the Edinburgh Festival

The Omni Centre, Greenside Place, Edinburgh         The Omni Centre, Greenside Place, Edinburgh

The Omni Centre, Greenside Place, Edinburgh         The Omni Centre, Greenside Place, Edinburgh

 

Advert in 1865 Trade Directory

Advert in the Edinburgn & Leith Trade Directory  -  1865  -  Michael Wilshere

17 Greenside Place

 

 

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