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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

 

BOOKS

Views

 

1.

Edinburgh & Vicinity

Over 250 views from the postcard publisher, W R & S Ltd, Edinburgh

Cover of a W R & S Album of Photographs  -  published in the early 1900s

    Publ:  around early 1900s

2.

View Album of Edinburgh and District

This book has an attractive cover by Jessie M King, dated 1899 (which I hope to add to the web site at some stage, if I can get copyright permission to add it.)

Jessie M King (1875-1949) was one of the central figures in the Glasgow School of Art , Craft & Design Movement.

Photos in this book appear to have been taken around the 1890s.  Below are thumbnail images of some of the photos of Edinburgh that can be found in the book:

      Photograph from View Album of Edinburgh & District, published by Patrick Thomson around 1900  -  Edinburgh from Calton Hill

Edinburgh from Calton Hill

   Photograph from View Album of Edinburgh & District, published by Patrick Thomson around 1900  -  Princes Street Looking West

Princes Street looking west

   Photograph from View Album of Edinburgh & District, published by Patrick Thomson around 1900  -  Scott Monument

Scott monument

   Photograph from View Album of Edinburgh & District, published by Patrick Thomson around 1900  -  St Giles' Cathedral

St. Giles' Cathedral

   Photograph from View Album of Edinburgh & District, published by Patrick Thomson around 1900  -  John Knox House

John Knox's house

   Photograph from View Album of Edinburgh & District, published by Patrick Thomson around 1900  -  Holyrood Palace and Arthur's Seat

Holyrood Palace and Arthur Seat

   Photograph from View Album of Edinburgh & District, published by Patrick Thomson around 1900  -  Forth Bridge, photo 1

 Forth Bridge 1

   Photograph from View Album of Edinburgh & District, published by Patrick Thomson around 1900  -  Forth Bridge, photo 2

Forth Bridge 2

The book also has photos of

-  Callander, bridge, and Ben Ledi

-  Edinburgh Castle and esplanade

-  Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street Gardens

-  Ellen's Isle, Loch Katrine

-  Highlanders

-  Newhaven fishwives

-  Path by the loch, Loch Katrine

-  Robert Burns

-  Rosslyn chapel 1

-  Rosslyn chapel 2

-  Silver strand, Loch Katrine

Publ:  Patrick Thomson Cash Drapery Store, North Bridge, Edinburgh

 

3.

Edinburgh in old picture postcards

The Old Town

Some brief descriptions of Old Edinburgh on this web site have been taken from this book.

Donald Lindgren
Publ:  European Library, Zaltbommel, Netherlands 
1994        ISBN 90 288 5865 2

 

4.

Old Edinburgh  -  Views from Above

Fifty oblique aerial views of Edinburgh, photographed in August 1930, probably for Edinburgh Corporation.

These are taken from a collection of glass slides found in Lothian Regional Councils offices in 1987.  This is a useful 'snapshot' showing the use of various sites in Edinburgh about 70 years ago.

John A Jones
Publ:  Stenlake Publishing 
2002        ISBN
84033 221 2

 

5.

Portobello in Old Picture Postcards

Volume 1

The introduction gives a short overview of the history and development of Portobello.  Some brief descriptions of Portobello on this web site have been taken from this book.

Archie L Foley
Publ:  European Library, Zaltbommel, Netherlands 
1985        ISBN 90 288 3334 x

 

6.

Portobello in Old Picture Postcards

Volume 2

Some brief descriptions of Portobello on this web site have been taken from this book.

Archie L Foley
Publ:  European Library, Zaltbommel, Netherlands 
1990        ISBN 90 288 4910 6

 

 

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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