is a photograph taken on a dull day in 1954.
view looks down the North Bridge towards Princes Street and the North
British Hotel (now the Balmoral
Hotel), the most prominent building in this picture.
House is just visible, with its domed roof to the right of the
The photograph was taken from the Carlton Hotel, across the road from the Head Office of the publishers of The
Scotsman and Edinburgh Evening News.
Head Offices of these newspapers have now moved to Holyrood.]