Thank you to David Elgin, who
was born and brought up in Taylor Place, Abbeyhill, for
allowing me to reproduce the photograph above. David wrote:
"The lamp post in the middle of this
photo is outside No.4, Taylor Place, the house where I was born in 1939.
think this photo would have been taken in 1914 or so. My
mother, who was born in 1914, is in the arms of my
great-grandmother who is standing outside the doorway that has a sign
I don't know
the reason for the group photo. Maybe, it
was the start of the war."
David Elgin: September 18
+ 19, 2010