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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

 

Saint James' Square

and

St James Centre

Close to the East End of Princes Street, Edinburgh

 

SW side of St James Square

C19 buildings

First photo:  1956.    Other photos:  2012

Please click on any link below.  All 12 photos appear on the same page

 St James Street, Edinburgh  -  1956

1.

Saint James' Street

St James Square  -  June 2012

2.

View from former Government Offices
about to be demolished

St James Square  -  June 2012

3

View from former Government Offices
about to be demolished

St James Square  -  June 2012

4.

Looking SE
C19 Buildings on the Right

St James Square  -  June 2012

5.

Looking NW
C19 Buildings on the left

St James Square  -  June 2012

6.

Looking SW

St James Square  -  June 2012

7.

Looking SW

St James Square  -  June 2012

8.

End of Old Buildings
on SW side of square

St James Square  -  June 2012

9.

Frontage of 25+24 St James Square
at NW corner of square

St James Square  -  June 2012

10.

Zoom-in to ground floor of
25 + 24 St James Square

11.

25 + 24 St James Square and Gardens

St James Square  -  June 2012

12.

Street Sign + Artwork

St James Centre

Built 1970s

All photos:  2012

Please click on any link below.  All 9 photos appear on the same page

St James Square, Edinburgh  -  June 2012

1.

Entrance to St James Square,
beside Register House

St James Square, Edinburgh  -  June 2012

2.

Entrance to St James Square,
beside Register House

St James Square, Edinburgh  -  June 2012

3.

Looking NW

St James Square, Edinburgh  -  June 2012 

4.

Looking NW

St James Square, Edinburgh  -  June 2012

5.

Looking NW

St James Square, Edinburgh  -  June 2012

6.

Looking NW

St James Square  -  June 2012

7.

Looking SE

St James Square  -  June 2012

8.

Looking South

 St James Square  -  June 2012

9.

Street Sign + Artwork

  

Aerial Views

Please click on any link below.  All 4 photos appear on the same page

Aerial View of St James Square  -   looking to the SW  - 1958

1.

1958

From the Air

Aerial View of St James Square  -   looking to the SW  - 1958  -  with key

2.

1958

From the Air

Aerial View of St James Square  -   looking to the south  -  Google Image published 2012 

3.

Google Earth

published 2012

Saint James Centre

Aerial View of St James Square  -   looking to the south  -  Google Image published 2012  -  with key  

4.

Google Earth

published 2012

Saint James Centre + Key

      

Groups of Children

Early 1900s

A group of children at St James Square, Edinburgh  -  Around 1928

c.1928

St James' Square

A group of children at St James Square, Edinburgh  -  Around 1935

c.1935

St James' Square

  

 

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