Portobello Rowing Boats and
Reproduced with acknowledgement
to Paul Mottram, Montrose, Angus, Scotland
Portobello Rowing Boats
and Bathing Machine
Swing Bridge and
Some of the people in this group on Portobello Beach don't seem to be
very happy! There is an interesting variety of headgear for the
beach, including the man in the background wearing a bowler hat!
Collection of Glass Plates
Thank you to Paul Mottram for allowing me to reproduce this image from
his collection of glass plates by Alex Ayton.
This collection of Ayton glass plates
includes many photos taken on the East Coast
between Buckie on the Moray Firth in Scotland and Scarborough in
Alex Ayton had
studios in Edinburgh from 1875,
He was member of of EPS (Edinburgh
Photographic Society) from 1883 onwards, and was elected President of the
society in 1894 but died, suddenly,
later that year.
Acknowledgement: Paul Mottram, Montrose, Angus, Scotland:
December 8+10+12, 2010