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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

 

Edinburgh Corporation Transport Department

Buses and Trams

1924 Map.

 

Adverts on the back of the Map

These are the adverts that appeared on the back of the 1924 map:

Company Product Address
GH Paton & Co Fine Art Dealers 42 Pitt Street
James Dunbar Aerated Waters Albion Road Factory
Baird's on the Bridges Shoe Store 14-19 South Bridge
Corporation Gas Dept Cookers
on free loan
71a George Street
+ 5 other addresses
Scottish Union & National Insurance Company
1824-1924
35 St Andrew Square
Thornton's Rubber Manufacturers
Splendid holiday waterproof 25/-
78 Princes Street
The Resartus Co Cleaners Dyers, Tailors 21, Castle street
Millemon Welding Service 67 Broughton Road
George Prescott & Co Spectacles 98 Lothian Road
James Ross & Sons Motor Transport
Agents for Hillman, Buick, Cubitt, Lancia, Wolesley cars + Karrier commercial vehicles
Lochrin Place,
Tollcross
William Wedderburn Tailor
Riding Habit Specialist
82 Haymarket Terrace
W. H. Torrance Baker + Confectioner
Manufacturers of Kettledrum Shortbread
2,4 Comiston Road +
356 Morningside road
Tea Rooms: 2 Comiston Road
Herbert Love Tobacco
Love's "Caledonia" Smoking Tobacco, 1/3 per oz.
31 Queensferry Street
Adams Bros. Eyesight Testing 10 Albert Place
Edinburgh Corporation Motors Special Buses
Picnic parties to Cramond, Davidson's Mains, Slateford, Colinton, Juniper Green, Swanston, Hillend Park, etc.
2 St James Square
Edinburgh Savings Bank Bank 16 North Bank Street
Edinburgh Corporation Motors Trams and Buses
Cars for the seaside at Portobello, Musselburgh and Port Seton
2 St James Square
Mackay Brothers & Co Shipping Agents
Official Agents for all lines:  P&O, Orient, Union-Castle, Cunard, White Star, Anchor, Canadian Pacific, &c.&c.
33 Hanover Street
Craik Tobacconist 13 Waterloo Place
Robert Sawers Jeweller, Goldsmith, Watch & Clock Maker 44 Shandwick Place
George Waugh Haggis Maker
Phone:  Museum 849
110 Nicolson Street
Edinburgh Corporation Motors Char-a-Banc Tours
Northern Route and Southern Route.  Fares 1/-, Children 6d
2 St James Square
Archd. Young Spinal, Limb, Foot Supports, Spectacles 57, 61 Forrest Road
Edinburgh Corporation Motors Char-a-Banc Tours
Arthur's Seat
Fares 1/-, Children 6d
2 St James Square
James Dunbar Aerated Waters Albion Road Factory
Tillie White & Co Seeds 12 Melbourne Place
Marine Gardens Dancing + Skating Portobello

 

Tram Routes and Char-a-Banc Tours

List of Edinburgh Corporatiion Tram Routes from a Tram and Bus Map of the early 1920s             Edinburgh Corporation Transport Department  -  Adverts for Char-a-Banc tours on the back of a map from the early 1920s.

 

All Transport Maps

1924 Map

1924 Map Adverts

Back of 1924 Map

1924 Map Comments

1924 Map Cover

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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