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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

  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

1926 Map.

 

Adverts on the back of the Map

Cover of an Edinburgh Corporation Tramways Department Map, published 1926

Many of these adverts on the back of this map were for transport, including:

-  motor coach tours to Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

-  pleasure sailing trips on the Firth of Forth

-  cars for sale/ to hire - Hillman, Buick, Morris, Daimler, Delage, Wolesley

-  elephant rides at Edinburgh Zoo

A list of the adverts appears below.  Please also see the thumbnail images at the foot of this table.

Company Product Address
James Ross & Sons Motor Transport
Agents for Hillman, Buick, Cubitt, Lancia, Wolesley cars + Karrier commercial vehicles
Lochrin Place,
Tollcross
George Prescott & Co Spectacles 98 Lothian Road
Kingsley Hotel +
Thackery Hotel
Hotels
Bed, Breakfast + Attendance from 8/6 per night
London
Alex Fairley & Son

Caterers + Restaurant

Dance Hall
The "Dunedin" Palais

83-91 Leith Street
North British Mercantile Insurance Company 64 Princes Street
Wm Taylor & Son Bird Seed
Song Bird Seed, 2d, 4d, 8d
Parrot Mixture, 3d, 6d, 1/-
Glasgow
Jackson Ltd Tailor
Hats, Boots, Shoes, Raincoats, Umbrellas, etc.
1 Waverley Steps +
51 South Bridge
Pratts Petrol
Easy Starting, Flexibility, Greater Mileage, Full Power
(address not given)
Edinburgh Corporation Motors

Trams and Buses
18 Mile Drive round Greater Edinburgh: Circular Tour No.2

To Meadows, Blackford, Liberton, Stevenson's Country, Redford Barracks

Fare 1/6,  Children 9d

2 St James Square
Edinburgh Corporation Motors Trams and Buses
Popular Char-a-Banc Tourist Drives
2 St James Square
Townsend & Thomson

Radio-Music Store
HMV Portables  7: 0: 0

79 George Street
James Dunbar Aerated Waters Albion Road Factory
Wm. Calder Flag Poles, Tarpaulins
Awnings, Tents, etc.
21, Commercial Street
John Hay Artistic + Commercial Stationer
The Haymarket Bible & Stationery Warehouse
23, West Maitland St
Churchhill Select Laundry Laundry (address not given)
Edinburgh Corporation Motors Trams and Buses
Cars for the seaside at Portobello, Musselburgh and Port Seton
2 St James Square
Edinburgh Corporation Motors Trams and Buses
Take Electric Car Services Nos. 1 & 12 at Waverley for Zoological Park
2 St James Square
Edinburgh Corporation Motors Trams and Buses
Granton and Cramond Circular Tour passing through the North and Western districts of Greater Edinburgh
Fare 1/6,  Children 9d
2 St James Square
Dainty Dinah Toffees +
Boiled Sweets
199-217 Causewayside
Cockburn Hotel Hotel Adjoining
Waverley Station
Scott Wright's Hand Bags 28 South Bridge
James Bowen & Co Motor Coach Tours
Loch Lomond & Loch Katrine, Trossachs, Lochearnhead
22 South St Andrew Street
W. H. Torrance Baker + Confectioner
Manufacturers of Kettledrum Shortbread
2,4 Comiston Road +
356 Morningside road
Tea Rooms: 2 Comiston Road
Evening News Newspaper
Radiates Good News
(address not given)
K G Innes & Co Ladies' Costumes 167-169 Leith Street
A Douglas & Son Window Blinds + Sunshades 10 Greenside Place
R W Fordyce Pullovers, Pyjamas, Shirts, Ties, Socks, ...
washable collars, 1/3 each
29 Leith Street
Stanley Butler Steamship Co. Pleasure Sailing
Steamer Trips on the Forth
(address not given)
Johnston & Co Poulterers +
Game Dealers
20 Queen Street
W.G. Walker & Sons Roof Repairs 44, Frederick Street

 

Tram Routes and Motor Bus Routes

Advert on 1926 transport map  -  Tramway Routes             Advert on 1926 Transport Map  -  Motor Bus Routes              Places of Interest -  listed on an Edinburgh corporation Transport Department Map, published 1926

 

Adverts

Please click on any of the adverts below to enlarge them.

Advert on 1926 Transport Map  -  Popular Motor Coach Tours

Advert on 1926 Transport Map  -  Cars for sale and to hire

Advert on 1926 Transport Map  -  Elephant Rides at Edinburg Zoological Park

Advert on 1926 Transport Map  -  Pleasure Sailings on the Forth

Advert on 1926 Transport Map  -  North British & Mercantile Insurance Company

Advert on the back of an Edinburgh Corporation Transport Department map, published1926  -  Popular Tourist Drive around Arthur's Seat

 

 

All Transport Maps

1926 Map

1926 Map Adverts

Back of 1926 Map

1926 Map Comments

1926 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