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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

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Around Edinburgh

The North Bridge

 

 

Douglas Stereoscopic Card

Stereo view by Douglas  -  Looking towards Calton Hill and Edinburgh Jail

Looking towards

Calton Hill and Edinburgh Jail

 

Engravings - Old and New Edinburgh  -  c.1890

Engravings  -  The North Bridge and Edinburgh Old Town

North Bridge

and Old Town

Engraving in 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  North Bridge and Calton Hill

Engraving in 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The North Bridge and the Bank of Scotland.

Old North Bridge

and Calton Hill

from The Mound

Engraving  -  North Bridge and Old Town from Princes Street

North Bridge

and Old Town

from Princes Street

 

The New North Bridge

The North Bridge - Elephant Parade  -  by JCH Balmain

Around 1900

Elephant Procession
JCH Balmain

The North Bridge - and Duke of Wellington Statue  -  by JCH Balmain

View from the 
Wellington Statue
JCH Balmain

Tower Wagons on the North Bridge  -  North British Hotel in the background

Tower Wagons

The North Bridge
 and North British Hotel

 Old Town and North Bridge - Photograph by Begbie

T V Begbie - late 1850s

The Old North Bridge
and Old Town

The North Bridge - on a dull day in 1954

Evening News Photo

A dull day in 1954

 

Ceremony to commemorate
the Laying the Foundation Stone for

The North Bridge

1896

Procession of Masons passes along Princes Street to commemorate the Laying of the Foundation Stone for North Bridge, 1896

Masons' Procession

Princes Street

Magistrates wait at the foot of the Mound as a Procession of Masons passes along Princes Street to commemorate the Laying of the Foundation Stone for North Bridge, 1896

Magistrates

The Mound

 

Street Photography

'Walking Photographs'

1920s - 1930s

  Jerom Photograph  -  North Bridge, 1926

c.1926

Ian Thomson's Grandfather +
comments on 'Walking Photographs'

Jim Cairns' Grandfather in North Bridge, early 1930s - possibly photographed by a street photographer

Early-1930s

Jim Cairns' Grandfather

Jim Cairns' Grandmother in North Bridge, early 1930s - possibly photographed by a street photographer

Early-1930s

Jim Cairns' Grandmother

'Walking Picture' on North Bridge taken by Spotlight Photos Ltd

1933

Pat Woolley + her Dad, Robert

'Walking Picture' on North Bridge taken by Spotlight Photos (GB) Ltd

1934-35

Pat Woolley + Doll's Pram

1930s

Mary Leckie

Alan Grieve's grandmother, Mary Finlay, and uncle, Harry Finlay

September 1934

Mary Finlay + Harry Finlay

 

 

Torchlight Procession

December 2012

    Torchlight Procession to Calton Hill, Edinburgh  -  December 30, 2012

North Bridge

    Torchlight Procession to Calton Hill, Edinburgh  -  December 30, 2012

North Bridge

 

Map

Please click here to locate North Bridge on a map of the Royal Mile.

It is named on this map, half way down the map on the right.

 

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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