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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

  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

 

High Street

The High Street forms part of the Royal Mile, 
leading from Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood Palace.

 

Stereo View  -  1858

An early Stereo View by an unidentified photographer  -  Procession in the Royal Mile, Edinburgh, 1858

STEREO VIEW by an UNIDENTIFIED PHOTOGRAPHER

The Lord High Commissioner's Procession

 

Photographs by Thomas Vernon Begbie  -  late 1850s

Lookng up Edinburgh High Street towards Edinburgh Castle

EVENING NEWS PHOTOGRAPH

Looking up the Royal Mile

DO Hill  -  watercolour of High Street during Edinburgh fire in 1824

WATERCOLOUR BY DO HILL

1824 Fire - The High Street

 

Photographs by Thomas Vernon Begbie  -  late 1850s

    Canongate Tolbooth - Photograph by Begbie

High Street Tolbooth

   Canongate Tolbooth - Photograph by Begbie 

High Street Tolbooth

 

Photograph by J Patrick

High Street  -  Looking west from beside St Giles Church

Looking west from beside St Giles Church

 

Photograph by Norward Inglis  -  c.1950s

Photograph by Norward Inglis  -  Looking down the Royal Mile towards St Giles' Church

High Street

 

Engravings  -  Old & New Edinburgh  -  1890

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh' -  The Royal Exchange

The Royal Exchange

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Allan Ramsay's House in the Royal Mile

Allan Ramsay's House

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  John Knox House

John Knox House

 

Photograph  -  When?

   Hay's Cash Stores, opposite John Knox House, High Street, Edinburgh

Hay's Cash Store

Palace Picture House, High Street, Edinburgh

Palace Picture House

High Street  -  looking to the east from the junction with South Bridge.  Street lights are mounted on the wall

When?

Looking east from South Bridge

North Pavement

High Street  -  looking to the east from the junction with South Bridge.  Street lights are mounted on the wall

When?

Looking east from South Bridge

South Pavement

 

Photographs  -  1960s

Photograph bt Ian Scott  -  Former Fire Station in the Royal Mile  -  1968

Former Fire Station

Photograph taken by Charles W Cushman in 1961 - Shop in the High Street, part of Edinburgh's Royal Mile

Shops - 1961

 

Photograph  -  1990s

Looking down the Royal Mile from the roof of St Gile's Church - 1992

Looking east down the Royal Mile

from the roof of St Gile's Church

Looking up the Royal Mile from the roof of St Gile's Church - 1992

Looking west up the Royal Mile

from the roof of St Gile's Church

 

Photographs  -   2002 to 2004

Tourists and Street Performers

Crowds gather at the Royal Mile to watch the street theatre during the Edinburgh Festival in August 2003

Edinburgh Festival - 2003

View from the Camera Obscura  -  looking to the east down the Royal Mile

Looking down the Royal Mile
from the Camera Obscura

Street Entertainment  -  Golden Cycle Man with Cycle in the Royal Mile during the Edinburgh Festival  -  August 2003

Golden Cycle Man

Street Performer in the High Street - Edinburgh, 2003

White Man

Street Performer in the High Street - Edinburgh, 2003

White Man and Toilet

Street Performer in the High Street - Edinburgh, 2002

Bronze Lady

    The Funeral Procession for John Burns passes down the High Street, March 2008

Horse-drawn Funeral Procession

 

Photographs -  2006

Views from a 4th Floor room in High Street

View from a 4th floor room in the High Street almost opposite John Knox House, looking west up the Royal Mile towards Edinburgh Castle

Looking West towards Edinburgh Castle

View from a 4th floor room in the High Street, looking NE across the  up the Royal Mile towards John Knox house with Calton Hill in the distance

Looking SE towards John Knox House

View from a 4th floor room in the High Street almost opposite John Knox House, looking east down the Royal Mile towards Holyrood Palace

Looking East towards Holyrood Palace

 

Photographs  -  2007

The Heart of Midlothian , set in the cobbles near the NW corner of St Giles Church in High Street, Edinburgh

Heart of Midlothian

The Heart of Midlothian , set in the cobbles near the NW corner of St Giles Church in High Street, Edinburgh

Heart of Midlothian

The Scotland Shop in the Royal Mile - oppoosite John Knox House

Looking down the High Street

Looking up the High Street towards John Knox House  -  December 2007

Looking up the High Street
towards St Giles Church

 

Photographs  -  2008

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Looking west  -  Police Box

    Police Box in the High Street - part of Edinburgh's Royal Mile

Looking north  -  Police Box

    Two 'Elvis Presley's about to confront each other - August 2008

Two 'Elvis Presley's
about to confront each other

  

Photographs  -  2009

'Riding of the Marches'

    Riding of the Marches  -  Edinburgh, September 6, 2009

Looking east from John Knox House

    Riding of the Marches  -  Edinburgh, September 6, 2009

Looking west from John Knox House

 

Photographs  -  2010-13

  Telephone Boxes in the High Street. Edinburgh, November 2010

2010

Telephone Boxes

 Charlie Chaplin, on his plinth in the Royal Mile, outside the City Chambers

2013

Charlie Chaplin

 

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

 

Map of the Royal Mile

including the High Street

William J Hay  -  Small leaflet  -  Royal Mile Map

small image

large image

More photos of the Royal Mile

 

 

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