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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

 

Maps

and Aerial Views

Please scroll down OR select the shorter index with thumbnail maps.

Large maps may take a long time to load, but the wait may be worthwhile.

Edinburgh - Early Maps

Thumbnails

1460

1830 large

1544

1844 Map

1575

1844 Key

1582

1860

1649

1860 zoom-in

1670

1860 zoom-out

1830 small

1925 Large

Edinburgh -  Aerial Views

1868 engraving    1868 key

2001 photo    2001 key

2001 - Edinburgh:   9 sections

2001 - Edinburgh:  16 sections

Edinburgh Waterfront

Thumbnails - 2001

Thumbnails -  2003

Edinburgh and Leith - 2006 

Edinburgh Districts  -   1844 map + 1925 map + 2001 aerial view

Edinburgh Districts

1947 Aerial Views

Thumbnails  

 

Edinburgh Districts

2001 Aerial Views   

Thumbnails  

- Edinburgh:  New Town

- Edinburgh:  New Town + CETM key

- Edinburgh:  North-west

- Edinburgh:  North

- Edinburgh:  North-east

- Edinburgh:  West

- Edinburgh:  Central

- Edinburgh:  East

- Edinburgh:  South-west

- Edinburgh:  South

- Edinburgh:  South-east

- Leith

- Edinburgh Waterfront

- Edinburgh:  zoom-out

- Calton + Broughton:  changes and monuments

- Murrayfield, Baird Avenue  - Who lived where, c.1930?

- Murrayfield, Baird Avenue  - Who lived where, c.1930? - 2012 update

Edinburgh Pictorial Map

Edinburgh 1954  showing Bruce Peebles works

Edinburgh - 1870  SMALL:

- Thumbnails

- NW   N   NE

- W    Central   E

- SW    S    SE

- Leith

Edinburgh - 1870  LARGE:

 

- NW   N    NE

- W   Central   E 

SW   S    SE

- Leith

Edinburgh - 1870

Extracts from large-scale maps

Freer Street, Fountainbridge, 1894

Bedford Street, Stockbridge, 1894

Edinburgh - 1915  SMALL:

- Thumbnails

- NW   N   NE

- W   Central   E

- SW   S   SE

- Leith

- Leith Links

- Portobello

- Waterfront

- Wester Coates

Edinburgh - 1915  LARGE:

 

NW   N   NE

 - W   Central   E

 - SW   S   SE

- Leith

- Portobello

- Waterfront

Edinburgh - 1925  SMALL:

- Thumbnails

NW    N    NE

W    Central    E

SW    S    SE

Braid Hills

Craiglockhart

Craigmillar

Dumbiedykes

Inverleith

Gilmerton

Granton

Juniper Green

Leith

Leith Links

Liberton

Niddrie

Portobello

St Leonards

Slateford

Waterfront

Zoom-out

whole city

whole city (+ proposed tramline)

Around Edinburgh: snack bars today

Edinburgh - 1925   LARGE:

 

NW    N    NE

W    Central    E

SW    S    SE

Braid Hills

Craiglockhart

Craigmillar

Dumbiedykes

Gilmerton

Granton

Inverleith

Juniper Green

Leith

Liberton

Niddrie

Portobello

St Leonards

Slateford

Waterfront

-  Zoom-out

whole city

whole city (very large)

whole city (+ proposed tramline)

Edinburgh - 1912  SMALL:

Redford

Edinburgh - 1912  LARGE:

Redford

Edinburgh - 1914

Greenend and Moredun Mill

Edinburgh - 1930

Greenend and Moredun Mill

Edinburgh - 1940  SMALL:

- Thumbnails

NW   N   NE

W   Central   E

SW   S   SE

Edinburgh

Brunswick

Craiglockhart + Braid Hills

Craigmillar Castle Estate

Craigmillar + Niddrie

Dumbiedykes + St Leonard's

Fountainbridge

Gilmerton

Granton (railways)

Inverleith

Juniper Green + Colinton

Leith

Leith LInks

Liberton

Portobello

Redford

Waterfront

Edinburgh - 1940  LARGE:

NW   N   NE

W   Central   E

SW   S   SE

Edinburgh

Craiglockhart + Braid Hills

Craigmillar

Craigmillar + Niddrie

Craigmillar + Niddrie - housing

Dumbiedykes + St Leonards

Gilmerton

Inverleith

Juniper Green + Colinton

Leith

Leith LInks

Liberton

Portobello

Redford

Waterfront

Edinburgh - 1948  SMALL:

-  Thumbnails

Morrison Street

Edinburgh - 1948  LARGE:

Morrison Street

Edinburgh - 1950s  SMALL:

Pubs around Bristo Street

Stenhouse St Aiden's Church

Edinburgh - 1950s  LARGE:

Pubs around Bristo Street

Edinburgh - early-1950s

- Granton Railway - Western Breakwater

Edinburgh - 1955  SMALL:

- Thumbnails

NW    N    NE

W    Central    E

SW    S    SE

Central Edinburgh - west

Central Edinburgh - east

Braid Hills

Colinton

Craiglockhart

Craigmillar

Dumbiedykes

Inverleith

Juniper Green

Leith

Liberton

Niddrie

Portobello

St Leonards

Sighthill + Calder

Waterfront

Edinburgh - 1955  LARGE:

 

NW    N    NE

W    Central    E

SW    S    SE

Central Edinburgh - west

Central Edinburgh - east

Braid Hills

Colinton

Craiglockhart

Craigmillar

Dumbiedykes

Granton

Inverleith

Juniper Green

Leith

Liberton

Niddrie

Portobello

St Leonards

Sighthill + Calder

Waterfront

Edinburgh - Chronological Map

1919 key      1919 small          1919 large          1919 Leith

1919 large, west        1919 large, central        1919 large, east

Edinburgh - Central

1830   1840   1850   1860   1870   1917

2001 Photo    2001 zoom-out    2001 zoom-in

1830-2001 All      1830-2001 Key

New Town - EPS Halls

Route to EPS

Thumbnails

Around Edinburgh: snack bars today

World War II - Air Raid Shelters

Edinburgh - Princes Street

Looking W   Looking N    Looking E

1800s Studios    1865 Studios

Studios: 1850s to 1860s

Hotels: 1915

Princes Street Studios:  1850 1855
      1860 1865 1870 1880 1890 1900

1900: Nos 26-46

Thumbnails

Edinburgh New Town  -  Kirkwood map  -  1819

Edinburgh - Old Town  -  1891

 

Edinburgh - Old Town

1575

1700s    1700s West   1700s East

1817    1830

  1940  Arthur Street  water tank

  1940 Cowgate School, Church, Water Tank

c.1950 Cowgate Schools and Church

Fire zoom-in    Fire zoom-out

Fire Thumbnails     Other Thumbnails

Fleshmarket Close - 1876-77    1893-94

Edinburgh Royal Mile

mid-C18  Foot of Canongate

mid-C18  Top of Canongate

Top of Canongate - mid-C18

1817    1817 Large    1817 Key

1830

Early 20th Century

Early 20th Century Large

1928    1928 Large

1979    1979 Num. Key    1979 Alpha. Key

Thumbnails

 

Edinburgh Castle to Calton Hill

SMALL:   1830    1840    1848    1865

MEDIUM:  1830    1840    1848    1865

LARGE:    1830    1840    1848    1865

1830  around castle     1830s  new roads

Edinburgh - Dumbiedykes

c.1820 zoom-in
c.1821 zoom-out

  1868

  1925

Edinburgh - Tanfield

Aerial View: 1937

Edinburgh - Ravelston Dykes Road

1826

Edinburgh - Lauriston Castle

Notice Board  c.2000

Edinburgh - Waverley

1817     1830     1844    1858     1860

1917     2001     Key     All Years

Thumbnails

Edinburgh - Lawnmarket

for comparison with 1970s photo

Edinburgh - Time Gun

1861 Whole Map     1861 6 parts

1861 Edin + Leith     1861 24 parts

Edinburgh -  Housing

Hutments built 1920-21

Albert Street

Meadowbank

Meadowbank  plan in Drainage Report

Edinburgh - Royal Botanic Garden

1925 - OS Map - District Map

1870 - Garden Map

1909 - Garden Map

1970 - Garden Map

2012 - Garden Map

Edinburgh - Railways

1831      1831 16 parts

1900s      1900s West    1900s East

1928

1895 - Niddrie Station

1853 - Scotland Street Station

Thumbnails

Edinburgh - Trams & Buses

1920  North Edinburgh and Leith

Tram Routes from Granton - 1952

1924    1924 zoom-in

1926    1926 zoom-in

1929    1929 zoom-in

Thumbnails

Edinburgh - Railways and Trams

Railways + Trams - 1924 - Edinburgh

Railways + Trams - 1824 - Salamander Street

1908 Exhibition - Large

1908 Exhibition - Small

Edinburgh - Airport

1923

Edinburgh and Leith

1812     1812 4 parts    1812 Roads

1835    1840    1860    1870    1917

1925    2001 Photo

1884 + zoom in to read street names 

Thumbnails

Edin and Leith
Links to Pictures

Shepherd Edin

Begbie Edin W       Begbie Edin E

Begbie Edin + Leith     Begbie Key

Evening News Edin

My Photos Edin 

My Photos Around Edin

Thumbnails

Firth of Forth

1950s map from a Valentine Postcard

2010 Competition Entry

Gilmerton House

1843-1893 County Series

1891-1912 County Series

Granton Harbour

1834 Plan    1937

Newhaven

1840    1840 zoom-out    1860    1870

1917    1917 zoom-out    2001 Photo

Thumbnails

Granton: United Wire Works

Aerial Views  -  Early        Later

Newhaven aerial view

1978        1978 + key

Newington:   Echo Bank 1852

Leith

1693     1804     1835     1840    1860

1917      2001 Photo

1894  Old Sugarhouse Close

1919 chronological map

SMALL:    1870    1915    1925

LARGE:    1870    1915    1925

World War II - Air Raid Shelters

Thumbnails

Edinburgh Waterfront

2001 Aerial Photos

Forthquarter Park

Leith Western Harbour

Granton Western Harbour

Port of Leith

East Thomas Street

c.1950   East Thomas St  street numberst

Portobello

1890

1917 zoom-out         1917 zoom-in

Thumbnails

Around Edinburgh

1884 Edinburghshire

1884 Queensferry to Musselburgh

1884 Queensferry to Musselburgh LARGE

1884 Cramond to Portobello

1920 Boundaries

1920 Dalmeny Estate

Thumbnails

Edinburgh  -  Whole City

1925  (small)

1925  (large)

1925  (very large)

Edinburgh  -  Whole City

with proposed tram line, 2010

1925 (small)

1925 (large)

Edinburgh Forthside

Leith Western Harbour

Granton Western Harbour

Port of Leith

Outline Maps

British Isles

Europe

World

Thumbnails

Scotland

1794       1794 zoom-in      1794 zoom-in-more

1806     1806 LARGE

1806 zoom-in    1806 zoom-in LARGE

1806 zoom-in more    1806 zoom-in-more LARGE

1830

Railways (North)   Railways (Central + South)

Thumbnails

Britain and Ireland

1794    1844    1844 zoom-in

1877    1877 zoom-in

1987    1987 LARGE    Outline

Thumbnails

Europe

1813     1813 zoom-in

2001      2001 LARGE     Outline

Thumbnails

World

1834    1834 zoom-in     

2002   2002 LARGE

Outline    Continents    Globe

Thumbnails

Google Earth

and other aerial views

Recent Google images and some earlier Aerial Views

Maps on Postcards - Recent

Central Edinburgh (1)

Central Edinburgh (2)

Firth of Forth

Edinburgh & Borders

Maps on Postcards - 1725

Scotland

SE Scotland

Map Index Page

including some thumbnail images

 

PLEASE NOTE: 

1.  Some maps may be SLOW to LOAD, especially the larger maps.

2.  I have assumed that most viewers will be prepared to wait a little longer  to see a better quality image, rather than see a poor quality quickly.   I hope you find the wait worthwhile.  Once a large map appears, you should be able to scroll across it and up and down, using the scroll bars.

Peter Stubbs

 

Shorter Index
with thumbnail maps

    Political Map of Europe   -  2001

 

 

Maps

Other web sites

Edinburgh Today

For maps of Edinburgh and elsewhere in Britain today, I recommend Multimap.

The Multimap site displays maps for post-codes, and has Edinburgh web-cams.

Edinburgh Yesterday

For old maps of Edinburgh and elsewhere I recommend the NLS map site.

This site can display many maps from the National Library of Scotland's collection.

Edinburgh Today and Yesterday

For old maps, new maps and aerial views of Edinburgh and elsewhere I recommend this Old Maps web site.  Maps on this site can be found by searching for by searching for place names, addresses or co-ordinates

Granton History Group

For the following interactive tram route maps and references to other sources of information.

1920 Tram Route Map (Edinburgh & Leith)

1950 Tram Route Map (Edinburgh)

 

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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