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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

   

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What's New?

July 11-20, 2014

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Please click on the symbol on the left to follow me on Twitter and read a few messages about some of my updates to EdinPhoto web site.

 

    A railway worker stands beside the track as a train passes heading towards a signal box.  Where is it?

Jul 20, 2014

Where is it  -  Beside the Railway?   Reply 15,  Shotts Iron Works

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Jul 19, 2014

The Meadows  Recollections 5,  'Jonah, the Giant Whale'

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Jul 19, 2014

Edinburgh Shops  Recollections 56, Jamieson's (fruit), RW Forsyth

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Jul 19, 2014

Edinburgh Street Furniture  Recollections 1+2, fountains + urinals

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Jul 19, 2014

Abbeyhill  Recollections 55, Mr Saren's Chip Shop

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Jul 19, 2014

Edinburgh Words      blooter    scramshins

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    Old photo showing the location of Bob Lawson's Grandparents' House at Chessel'd Court, Canongate, Edinburgh             Old photo showing the location of Bob Lawson's Grandparents' House at Chessel'd Court, Canongate, Edinburgh

Jul 18, 2014

Canongate  Recollections 12, Rely 2, Chessel's Court

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Jul 18, 2014

Edinburgh Places       The Khyber Pass

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Jul 18, 2014

Edinburgh Words   area   beel   beelin'   blooter   breeks   breenge    bum     clart     clarty     clootie dumpling      Heuch!   hoatching      howf     jeely      mealie pudding      messan   pauchel     piece      pockle      rax      sair      scud      sticking out      thunder-plump      wheech      wheen     yatter

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Jul 18, 2014

Edinburgh Expressions    "a lad o' pairts"   "get one's jotters "Hey is for horses, not people"         "Heid Bummer"        "High Heid yins"  "in the scud"        "in the scuddle"        "tarry fingert"      "Tea Jennie "The Trades"                "The Edinburgh Trades"            "up tae high doh" "We're all Jock Tamson's bairns"

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    Ben Line Ship, 'Ben McDhui' at Leith Docks, around 1961

Jul 17, 2014

Leith Docks: 'Benmacdhui' + other Ben Line Ships, around 1961

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Jul 17, 2014

Edinburgh Places       The Khyber Pass      The Midden

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Jul 17, 2014

Edinburgh Words      fairings     keek      stookie

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Jul 17, 2014

Canongate  Recollections 12, Reply 1, Lawson family at Chessel's Court

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Jul 17, 2014

Air Raids and Bombs  Recollections 24, Reply 1, Holyrood Palace

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Jul 17, 2014

Where is it - Docks?   Reply 1. Maybe Leith,   2. Maybe not Scotland

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Jul 17, 2014

Waddell's the Butcher  Recollections 3, R D Waddell of Glasgowl

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Sketch by Tom Curr of a Heriot's Rugby Player

Jul 16, 2014

Heriots  Recollections 8  Tom Curr, sketch in an Autograph Book

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Where and when might this photo have been taken.  Is it one of the docks on the Firth of Forth?

Jul 16, 2014

Docks:  Where and when?  Maybe Leith Docks

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Jul 16, 2014

Police Road Safety Unit  Recollections 6

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Jul 16, 2014

Air Raids  Recollections 19, Reply 1,  Bomb near The Meadows

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Jul 15, 2014

Douglas Family  Photographers + Artists:  Eric's 1930 BANZ Expedition

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Jul 15, 2014

Artists and Painters  Index

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Jul 15, 2014

Gilmerton  Recollections 91  Hyvot's Bank School

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Jul 15, 2014

Edinburgh Expressions      she was going her dinger

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Flora Stevenson school class -  Primary 1, 1954

Jul 14, 2014

Flora Stevenson School Class  Primary 1, 1954

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Jul 14, 2014

Edinburgh Words      scartin      hoodaeyemacallit      pee the beds

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Jul 14, 2014

Moredun  Recollections 6,  Moredun Mill from 1955

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Jul 13, 2014

James Clark School Class  1955

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John Taylor, aged about 5 or 6, standing beside the statue of Greyfriar's Bobby - possibly around 1948-49

Jul 13, 2014

Greyfriar's Bobby Statue  Recollections 2,  George IV Bridge

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Jul 13, 2014

Police Road Safety Unit  Recollections 5, visit to Drumbrae School

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Jul 13, 2014

Tollcross  Recollections 1, location of Police Box and Clock

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Jul 13, 2014

Leith Nautical College  Recollections 11, Remember Arthur Rafferty?

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Jul 13, 2014

Parson's Green School  Reply 4, Night of the Fire, December 1958

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Jul 12, 2014

Police Road Safety Unit  Recollections 1 + 2 + 3 + 4,  school visits

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Parson's Green School  -  Before the 1958 Fire

Jul 11, 2014

Parson's Green School  Before the 1958 fire

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Jul 11, 2014

Parson's Green School  Comment 3,  Photo before the 1958 fire

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Jul 11, 2014

Norton Park School  Class of pupils who attended 1961-64

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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