to the East from West End of Princes Street
Reproduced by courtesy of the Yerbury
Family. Click here for
link to web site.
photograph was taken around 1902 by JCH Balmain
End of Princes Street
This view of Princes Street was
the West End of the street, in front of the Caledonian Hotel, the
photograph looks along Princes Street. St John's church is on the
This view looks along
Princes Street towards the East End where Balmain photographed the horse-drawn
tram a few years earlier.
Maule's Department store is on the left. All three
trams in the photograph carry adverts for Maule's.
Many of Edinburgh's early photographers
had studios in the buildings in this photograph.
Shaw & Co were based in Maule's premises in the 1890s.
photograph above and several other Yerbury photos on this site appeared in the book:
Photographic Collection 1850-1993 (Malcolm Cant and Trevor Yerbury)
- Published: Edinburgh, 1993 ISBN 187344248.