Edinburgh Old Town
Leading to the east off South Bridge, opposite Chambers
Reproduced with acknowledgement to Steven Oliver, Duns, Borders,
Scotland: Photo May 24, 2009
Thank you to Steven Oliver for allowing me to
reproduce this photo of the cast iron lamp columns in Infirmary Street,
This view looks to the east down Infirmary Street.
The building straight ahead, at High School Yards,
is Edinburgh University's Department of Archaeology, built in 1777 for
High School to replace their earlier, but smaller, High School, built
Edinburgh University web
In front of High School
Yards, Infirmary Street turns to the left and becomes High School Wynd,
leading down to Cowgate, opposite
Lamp Posts Restored
is one of the lamp posts in Infirmary Street. Its column is
by Falkirk Iron Co.
I took the
photograph above in May 2009, not long after new 'teardrop' lanterns
had been fitted to the lamp posts in the street.
Steven Oliver, Duns,
Borders, Scotland: January 5, 2011
Please click on the thumbnail image below to
zoom-out and see three of the lamp posts in Infirmary Street, including
this one in the background of the photo on the left.