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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

 

Leith Walk

 

Union Place

The top of Leith Walk, opposite 'Edinburgh Playhouse' in Greenside Place

Bandparts, Deep Sea Restaurant and other shops in Union Pace, Leoith Walk, Edinburgh.  Photo taken around 1968.

c.1968

Union Place

 

Trams

Cable Car  -  Trial Run  -  Leith Walk  -  1 June 1899

Cable Car - 1899

Tram at the Foot of Leith Walk  -  close-up

Foot of the Walk

zoom-in

Foot of Leith Walk, Leith  -  A Valentine Postcard, photographed 1902

Foot of the Walk

Tram at the Foot of Leith Walk

Foot of the Walk

A crowd gathers at the foot of Leith Walk in May 1955.  Who is in the crowd?  Who was the speaker?  There is an interesting mix of traffic in the background. 

1955 General Election Campaign

Foot of the Walk

A crowd gathers at the Foot of Leith Walk.  Was this photo taken in 1951 or in 1955? 

1955 General Election Campaign

Foot of the Walk

JH Hoy, Labour candidate,  on his soapbox at the foot of Leith Walk  for his General Election Campaign - May 1955

1955 General Election Campaign

Foot of the Walk

 

Photographs

W R & S Ltd  -  Photograph from the earl-1900s  -  Foot of The Walk, Leith

Early-1900s

Leith - Foot of The Walk

1st Leith Boys' Brigade Company march passes under the railway bridge beside Jane Street, near the foot of Leith Walk

1st Leith Boys' Brigade Company
at Railway Bridge beside Jane Street,
near the foot of Leith Walk

Victoria Bar  -  265 Leith Walk

2004

Victoria Bar

 

Photos of Shops

Edinburgh Shops  -  272 Leith Walk  -  2005

Leith Walk Shops

 

Sculptures

outside St Mary's Cathedral at the top of Leith Walk

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

Hand
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

Sculptures on the pavement outside St Mary's Cathedral at the top of Leith Walk  - 'Hand'  by Eduardo Paolozzi

Hand
Paolozzi sculpture

Sculptures on the pavement outside St Mary's Cathedral at the top of Leith Walk  - 'Foot'  by Eduardo Paolozzi

Foot
Paolozzi sculpture

 

Leith Walk

Greenside Place

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

Giraffes

Notes on Greenside Place, the Omni Centre and the Giraffes

 

Leith Walk

Junction with London Road

A flock of pigeons in bronze on the pavement at Elm Row

Flock of Pigeons

Blenheim Place at the west end of London Road  -  Dofos Pet Shop and the Royal Bank of Scotland

Pet Shop

Fire engine leaving London Road Roundabout in Leith Walk and heading south, close to the top of the Walk  -  February 1986

Fire Engine

 

Leith Walk

Foot of the Walk

The Boys' Brigade Band marchinng from South Leith Parish Church passes the Foot of Leith Walk  -  November 2005

Foot of the Walk

  'Foot of the Walk' public house at the foot of Leith Walk  -  2006

'The Foot of the Walk'

 

Leith Walk

Road Works

2008

Road sign on the pavement at tht foot of Leith Walk

Leith Walk (Foot of the Walk)

 

Traffic cones and road signs at Leith Walk, Pilrig.  Road works are to enable work to be carried out for the introduction of new trams for Edinburgh

Leith Walk (Pilrig)

Traffic cones and road signs at Leith Walk, Pilrig.  Road works are to enable work to be carried out for the introduction of new trams for Edinburgh

Leith Street (Pilrig)

Leith Walk and the junction, formerly a roundabout, with London Road

Leith Walk (London Road)

 

Top of the Walk

Police Box converted to a Coffee Stall

Snack Bar in front of St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral at the top of Leith Walk

2005

Snack Bar in front of St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral at the top of Leith Walk

2005

Snack Bar in front of St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral at the top of Leith Walk

2008

Snack Bar in front of St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral at the top of Leith Walk

2008

 

Postcards

Hartmann postcard  -   Edinburgh Castle from the Grassmarket

Foot of the Walk

W R & S Reliable Series postcard  -  The Foot of Leith Walk

Foot of Leith Walk

W R & S Series postcard  -   Foot of Leith Walk

Foot of Leith Walk

zoom-in

Leith Walk  -  'Foot of the Walk' at Leith

Foot of Leith Walk

Post card by Hartmann  -  Looking down on Leith from Calton Hill

Leith from Calton Hill

 

Engravings

   Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Leith Walk   

Leith Walk

looking towards Leith

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Leith Walk  -  Pilrig

Leith Walk

Pilrig

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Halfway House

Leith Walk

Halfway House

Photos

Bridge near Jane Street, near the foot of Leith Walk

Transformer from Bruce Peebles being delivered to Portoebllo Power Station on Jne 12, 1952

1952

Transformer for Portobello Power Station

Bridge near Jane Street, near the foot of Leith Walk

mid-1950s

Tram, Bus and Bridge

Manderston Street Bridge over Leith Wlak, near the 'Fit o' the Walk' being demolished, 1980

1980

Manderston Street Bridge being demolished

Looking down on Leith Walk  -  Looking SW towards the East End of Princes Street

Date?

Looking down on Leith Walk

 

Leith  -  More Pictures

 

 

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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