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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

 

Postcards

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1.  A Louis Reis and Chas L Reis *

This web site gives family history and photographs relating to Alphonse Louis Reis (1860-1940), brother of Charles Lionel Reis, both of whom published postcards of Edinburgh views.

* UPDATE :  Unfortunately, this 'Reis' site seems to be no longer active.
                    Peter Stubbs, August 11, 2013

2.  John Walker Map Cards

This site illustrates several hundred postcards featuring Bartholemew maps, published by John Walker in their Geographical series from 1903 onwards.

These include maps numbered 120 to 125 of Edinburgh.

Thank you to David M Robertson for telling about this new web site.

3.  Judge's Postcards

Here is a Wikipedia page on Judge's Postcards.  It gives historical information about Fred Judge and his postcards.  It refers to the postcard numbering system used by Judges, and ends with a number of references including links to:

-  lists of Judges Postcards

-  list of Postcard Clubs, one  being the Judges Postcard Study Group

4.  Overseas postal rates for sending postcards from UK

I have been asked by somebody attempting to date an old postcard:  "When did the 1d postal rate apply for posting postcards overseas from the UK?"  The answer is "1891 to 1920."

I found this info. and other info about the history of overseas postal rates for postcards sent from the UK on this page of the Great Britain Philatelic Society web site.

5.  Postcards of the Forth Bridge

This page by Dr Scott Arthur is part of the School of the Built Environment web site belonging to Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh.  Scott Arthur's page includes a brief commentary on the history of the Forth Rail Bridge, together with 44 postcards of the bridge.

The site also has postcards of other bridges, including the Forth Road Bridge and the Tay Bridge, both in Scotland.

6.  Postcard Stamp Boxes

On searching the web, I was surprised just how much information I found on stamp boxes - the small boxes printed in the corner of 'Real Photo' postcards.

Most of the sites with the 'stamp box' information are in the USA.  The Playle's Online Auctions  Playle's Online Auction web site illustrates almost 300 different stamp boxes.

7.  Raphael Tuck Postcards

For the past few years, I have referred to the book 'Picture Postcards of Raphael Tuck & Sons' (edited by JHD Smith) as my source of information on Raphael Tuck postcards.

However, there is now a new web site devoted to Raphael Tuck.  It includes illustrations of almost all the postcards that Raphael Tuck produced.

Thank you to David M Robertson for telling about this new web site.

8.  Talk Porty

The Talk Porty web site includes a forum on Portobello local history and also many postcards of Portobello, most taken from the the collection of Margeorie Mekie, Portobello

9.  Wishart - Family Photograph Album

Scott Alexander Wishart's web site provides:

-  photos of members of his family, from early 1900s, including:

-  4 photographs from the studio of J Campbell Harper. Leith

-  2 photographs from Paterson's Burgh Studio, Leith.

-  photos from the war album of his Grandfather who was a Sergeant in 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron RAF.

 

 

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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