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'21 Gun Salute'

A Ceremony at Edinburgh Castle

celebrating the Official Birthday of The Queen

June 15, 2013

 

Photo

1.

This is the most spectacular photo that I got of the guns being fired.

Other photos (below) showed lots of smoke and shrapnel, but no flames.

Edinburgh Castle  -  '21 Gun Salute' to celebrate The Queen's Official Birthday  -  June 15, 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken June 15, 2013

 

Photo

2.

About to fire the guns.  The hand-signal is given to fire one of the guns.    

Edinburgh Castle  -  '21 Gun Salute' to celebrate The Queen's Official Birthday  -  June 15, 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken June 15, 2013

 

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3.

'21 Gun Salute':    Firing the guns.

Edinburgh Castle  -  '21 Gun Salute' to celebrate The Queen's Official Birthday  -  June 15, 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken June 15, 2013

 

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4.

'21 Gun Salute':    Firing the guns.

Edinburgh Castle  -  '21 Gun Salute' to celebrate The Queen's Official Birthday  -  June 15, 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken June 15, 2013

 

Photo

5.

'21 Gun Salute':    Firing the guns.

Edinburgh Castle  -  '21 Gun Salute' to celebrate The Queen's Official Birthday  -  June 15, 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken June 15, 2013

 

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6.

On Parade, during and after the '21 Gun Salute'.

Edinburgh Castle  -  '21 Gun Salute' to celebrate The Queen's Official Birthday  -  June 15, 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken June 15, 2013

 

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7.

On Parade  -  in front of three of the six guns at Argyle Battery, Edinburgh Castle.

Edinburgh Castle  -  '21 Gun Salute' to celebrate The Queen's Official Birthday  -  June 15, 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken June 15, 2013

 

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8.

LEFT:  The 3 guns used to fire the '21 Gun Salute'.      RIGHT:  The six guns at Argyle Battery.

NEAR DISTANCE:  Trees and Ross Bandstand and Arena, Princes Street Gardens.

MIDDLE DISTANCE:    Princes Street, and its junctions with Castle Street and Frederick Street.

FAR DISTANCE:    North Edinburgh, Firth of Forth (5 miles wide here) and the coast of Five.

Edinburgh Castle  -  '21 Gun Salute' to celebrate The Queen's Official Birthday  -  June 15, 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken June 15, 2013

Photo

9.

A lone piper stands on the cobbles near the Argyle Battery.

Edinburgh Castle  -  '21 Gun Salute' to celebrate The Queen's Official Birthday  -  June 15, 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken June 15, 2013

 

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10.

The band that has been playing to the site to the left of the tree (just out of picture on the left)
completes its repertoire and marches away at the end of the ceremony.

Edinburgh Castle  -  '21 Gun Salute' to celebrate The Queen's Official Birthday  -  June 15, 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken June 15, 2013

 

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11.

The band marches along the cobbles at Argyle Battery.

Edinburgh Castle  -  '21 Gun Salute' to celebrate The Queen's Official Birthday  -  June 15, 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken June 15, 2013

 

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12.

The ceremony ends and the watching crowd disperses to explore other parts of Edinburgh Castle..

Edinburgh Castle  -  '21 Gun Salute' to celebrate The Queen's Official Birthday  -  June 15, 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken June 15, 2013

 

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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