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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.   Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Frequently Asked Questions

 

       

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 Edinburgh

1

Street Views

  Tram at the West End of Princes Street ©

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2

Buildings

and statues

 Engraving from Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books  -  High Street and St Giles Church ©

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3

Districts

Parks and Towns
and some places further away

 Post Card - On the Firth of Forth - JR Russell, Edinburgh ©

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A

Abbey Strand

Academy Street

Admiralty Street

Advocate's Close

Ainslie Place

Albert Place

Albert Road

Albion Road

Anchor Close

Anchorfield

Anderson Place

Angle Park Terrace

Annandale Street

Annfield

Annfield Street

Antigua Street

Arboretum Avenue

Arden Street

Ardmillan Terrace

Argyle Place

Argyle Square

Arthur Place

Arthur Street

Ashley Terrace

Atholl Crescent

B

Baberton Avenue

Baberton Loan

Baird Drive

Bakehouse Close

Balcarres Street

Balfour Street

Ballantyne's Close

Bangor Road

Bank Place Leith

Bath Road

Bath Street

Beaumont Place

Beaverbank Place

Beaverhall Road

Bedford Street

Belford Mews

Belford Road

Bellevue Place

Bellevue Road

Bellevue Street

Bell's Brae

Bernard Street, Leith

Bingham Broadway

Bingham Place

Blair Street

Blackford Avenue

Blackfriars Street

Blackhall Cycle Path

Bonaly Road N Merchiston

Bonaly Wester

Bonnington Avenue

Bonnington Road

Bonnington Toll

Blenheim Place

Boswall Avenue

Boswall Drive

Boswall Parkway

Boswall Quadrant

Boswall Road

Braid Avenue

Braid Place

Braid Road

Brandon Street

Bridge Place

Brighton Street

Bristo Place

Bristo Street

Broomhouse Road

Broomhouse Drive

Broomhouse Place North

Brougham Place

Broughton Place

Broughton Road

Broughton Street

Brown Street

Brunswick Road

Brunswick Street

Bruntsfield

Buckingham Terrace

Buccleuch Place

Buccleuch Street

Burlington Street

C

Cables Wynd

Calder Road

Calton Hill

Cambusnethan Street

Candlemaker Row

Canongate

Carberry Place

Cargil Terrace

Carnegie Street

Caroline Park Grove

Carrick Knowe Hill

Castlehill

Castle Street

Castle Terrace

Castle Wynd South

Causewayside

Causewayside  -  shops

Chambers Street

Chapel Street

Charles Street

Charlotte Square

Cheshire Avenue

Chessel's Court

Clarenden Crescent

Circus Lane

Clerk Street

Clermiston Road

Closes + old houses

Cluny Drive

Coalhill

Coates Crescent

Coates Gardens

Coatfield Lane

Coburg Street

Cockburn Street

Colinton Road

Comely Bank Avenue

Comely Bank Roundabout

Comiston Road

Commercial Street, Leith

Corunna Street

Cowan's Close

Cowgate

Craigentinny Ave North

Craigentinny Crescent

Craighall Crescent

Craighall Road

Craigleith Road

Craigmillar Castle Grove

Craigmillar Castle Gardens

Craigmillar Castle Road

Craigmillar Castle Terrace

Craigmillar Park

Craigour Avenue

Craigour Crescent

Craigour Drive

Crewe Crescent

Crewe Road Gardens

Cross Entry

Cumberland Street

D

Dalhousie Terrace

Dalkeith Road

Dalmeny Street

Dalry Road

Danube Street

Davie Street

Darnaway Street

Dean Bank Lane

Dean Bridge

Dean Path

Dean Street

Dean Terrace

Denham Green Avenue

Dreghorn Loan

Drum Street

Drummond Place

Drummond Street

Drumsheugh Gardens

Duke Street  Edinburgh

Duke Street  Leith

Dumbiedykes Road

Dundas Street

Dundee Street

E

Earl Grey Street

Earl Haig Gardens

East Arthur Place

East Claremont Street

East Crosscauseway

East London Street

East Market Street

East Norton Place

East Preston Street

East Thomas Street

East Trinity Road

East William Street

Easter Road

Ebenezer Mount

Edina Street

Edinburgh Bypass

Edinburgh Road

Elgin Terrace

Ellen's Glen Loan

Ellen's Glen Road

Eyre Place

Elm Row

F

Ferry Road

Ferry Road Avenue

Ferry Road Drive

Fettes Row

Fleshmarket Close

Forbes Street

Forrest Road

Fort Place

Fort Street

Forth Street

Fountain Close

Fountainbridge

Fraser Avenue

Fraser Grove

Frederick Street

Frogston Road

G

Gardner's Crescent

Gayfield Square

George Square

George Street

George IV Bridge

Gibb's Entry

Gifford Park

Giles Street

Gillespie Place

Gilmerton Road

Gilmour Street

Gladstone Terrace

Glasgow Road

Glenallan Drive

Glenfinlas Street

Glengyle Terrace

Glenlockhart Road

Glenogle Road

Gogar Junction

Gorgie Road

Graham Street

Granton Road

Granton Square

Grassmarket

Great Junction St, Leith

Great King Street

Greenbank Drive

Greenbank Grove

Greenbank Road

Greendykes Road

Greenhill Place

Greenside Place

Greenside Row

Grindlay Street

Grove Street

Gypsy Brae

H

Hailsland Park

Hamilton Place

Hamilton Street  Leith

Hanover Street

Harewood Road

Harrison Gardens

Harrison Road

Haugh Park

Hawthornbank Lane

Hay Drive

Hay Road

Haymarket

Henderson Place

Henderson Row

Henderson Street

Heriot Hill Terrace

Heriot Bridge

Heriot Mount

Heriot Row

High School Wynd

High School Yards

High Street

High Street, Portobello

High Street, Queensferry

High Street Closes

Hillside Crescent

Holyrood Park Road

Holyrood Road

Holyrood Square

Hope Park Terrace

Hope Street

Howard Place

Howard Street

Howe Street

Hugh Miller Place

Hunter Square

Hutchison Crossway

Hutchison Road

Hyvot Terrace

I

India Place

India Street

Inglis Green Road

Infirmary Street

Inverleith Gardens

Inverleith Place

Inverleith Row

Inverleith Terrace

J

Jamaica Street Edinburgh

Jamaica Street Leith

James' Court

Jameson Place

Jawbone Walk

Jeffrey Street

Johnston Terrace

Joppa Road

Junction Bridge

K

Keir Street

King's Road, Portobello

King's Stables Road

Kirk Street, Leith

Kirkgate, Leith

Kirkgate, Liberton

L

Lady Stair's Close

Lauderdale Street

Lauriston Place

Laverockbank Road

Lawnmarket

Learmonth Avenue

Learmonth Terrace

Leith Street

Leith Walk

Leith Walk  -  shops

Leith Wynd

Lennox Row

Leven Terrace

Leslie Place

Lindsay Road

Little King Street

Littlejohn Road

Lochend Drive

Logie Green Road

London Street

London Road

Longstone Road

Lothian Road

Low Calton

Lower Granton Road

Lower Viewcraig Row

Lutton Place

Lyne Street

Lynedoch Place

M

McDonald Road

Madeira Street

Main Street  Newhaven

Main Street  Davidson's Mains

Manderston Street

Marchmont Road

Mardale Crescent

Market Street  Edinburgh

Market Street  Leith

Marionville Drive

Maritime Street

Marshall Street

Mayfield Gardens

Meadow Lane

Mayfield Road

Melgund Terrace

Melville Drive

Miller Row

Milne's Court

Montpelier Park

Montrose Terrace

Moray Place

Moredun Crescent

Moredun Park

Moredun Park Road

Morningside Road

Morrison Street

Mound

Mountcastle Drive

Muirhouse Green

Muirhouse Way

Murano Place

Murrayfield Avenue

N

New Lane

New Street

New Town

Newcraighall Road

Newtoft Street

Newhaven Esplanade

Newhaven Road

Nicolson Square

Nicolson Street

Niddrie House Avenue

Niddrie Mains Drive

Niddrie Mains Road

Niddry Street South

North Bank Street

North Bridge

North Fort Street

North Junction Street

North West Circus Place

O

Ocean Drive

Ocean Way

Old Sugarhouse Close

Old Tolbooth Wynd

Old Town

Orchard Brae

Orchard Road

P

Parliament Place  Leith

Parliament Square  Leith

Patrick Geddes Steps

Peffermill Road

Pembroke Place

Pennywell Gardens

Pennywell Grove

Pennywell Medway

Pennywell Place

Pennywell Road

Picardy Place

Pier Place Newhaven

Piershill Square West

Pirrie Street  Leith

Pilton Avenue

Pitt Street

Pitt Street  Leith

Pleasance

Portobello Road

Portobello Roundabout

Portsburgh Square

Potterrow

Primrose Bank Road

Prince Consort Place Leith

Prince Regent Street

Princes Street

Princes Street: looking E

Princes Street: looking N

Princes Street: looking S

Princes Street: looking W

Prospect Place

Prospect Street

Prospect Terrace

Q

Quality Street

Queen Charlotte Street

Queen Street

Queen's Drive

Queensferry Road

Queensferry Street

R

Raeburn Place

Ramsay Lane

Randolph Lane

Rankeillor Street

Rattray Grove

Rattray Loan

Ravelston Dykes Road

Ravenscraig Street

Redbraes Place

Regent Terrace

Regent Road

Reid Terrace

Reid's Close

Restalrig Road

Restalrig Road South

Richmond Lane

Riddle's Court

Riego Street

Rintoul Place

Rodney Street

Rose Street

Rosebank Road

Roseburn Street

Roseburn Terrace

Rossie Place

Royal Circus

Royal Terrace

Royal Mile

Royal Mile Closes

Royal Terrace

Rutland Square

S

St Andrew Place

St Andrew Square

St Andrew Street Leith

St Anthony Lane

St Bernard's Crescent

St James' Square

St John Street

St John's Hill

St John's Place

St John's Road

St John's Square

St Leonard's Bank

St Leonard's Hill

St Leonard Lane

St Leonard Street

St Leonard's Terrace

St Mary's Street

St Mary's Wynd

St Patrick Square

St Stephen Street

St Vincent Street

St Vincent Place

Salamander Street  Leith

Salisbury Square

Salisbury Street

Saltire Square

Saughton Mains Gardens

Sandport Place

School Road

Seafield Road

Seafield Road East

Semple Street

Simon Square

Shaftesbury Park

Shandwick Place

Sheriff Brae, Leith

Shore, Leith

Simon Square

Slateford Road

South Bridge

Southfield Place

South Charlotte Street

South Elgin Street

South Oxford Street

South Richmond Street

South St Andrew Street

South St David Street

South Trinity Road

Southhouse Road

Springwell Place

Stamp Office Close

Starbank Road

Station Brae

Station Road

Stenhouse Road

Stewartfield

Stirling Road

Straiton Place

Straiton Road

Strathearn Place

Sugarhouse Close

Summerhall

Surgeons' Square

T

Tanner's Close

Telford Road

Temple Park Crescent

The Steils

Thirlstane Road

Thorntree Street Leith

Timber Bush

Tolbooth Wynd

Tollcross

Transport

Trinity Crescent

Trinity Road

Torphichen Place

Tower Place

Tweeddale Court

Tynecastle Place

U

Upper Viewcraig Row

V

Vennel

Victoria Street

Victoria Terrace

Viewcraig Gardens

Viewcraig Row

Viewcraig Street

Viewforth

Viewforth Park

W

Waddell Place

Wardie Avenue

Wardie Crescent

Wardie Road

Wardie Square

Wardieburn Drive

Wardlaw Street

Wardrop's Court

Warrender Park Road

Warrender Park Terrace

Warriston's Close

Warriston Road

Waterfront Avenue

Water Street

Waterloo Place

Watson Crescent

Watson Terrace

Wauchope Avenue

Wauchope Crescent

Wauchope Place

Wauchope Terrace

Waverley Bridge

Wellhead Close

Wemyss Place

West Bow

West Bowling Green St

Westburn Gardens

West Bryson Road

West Catherine Place

West Crosscauseway

West Granton Access

West Granton Crescent

West Granton Drive

West Granton Place

West Granton Road

West Harbour Road

West Norton Place

West Pilton Gardens

West Pilton Grove

West Pilton Road

West Pilton Street

West Pilton Terrace

West Port

West Saville Terrace

West Shore Road

Wester Close

Wester Hailes Drive

White Horse Close

Whitehouse Loan

Wilkie Place

Willowbrae Road

Woodburn Terrace

X Y Z

Yardheads

York Place

Zetland Place

All Streets

Street Furniture

Street Art and Graffiti

A

Adam Smith Statue

Advocates Library

Ainslie Park School

Allan Ramsay House

Anchor Apartments

Anchor Inn Roadhouse

Art Space Craigmillar

Asa Wass Scrap Yard

Assembly Hall

Assembly Rooms

Assembly Rooms Leith

B

Baberton Lodge

Balmoral Hotel

Balmoral Hotel  Portobello

Bank of Scotland

Bankfield Cottages

Bannerman's Bar

Barbers' Shops

Barnbougle Castle

Barnie Battle's Pub

Barnton Hotel

Barnton House

Bedlam Theatre

Barbecue Grill & Restaurant

Barclay Church

Bible Land

Bill's Bar, Leith

Binns Department Store

Black Turnpike

Black Watch Memorial

Blind Asylum

Bonnington Bond

Bonnington Utd Free Church

Boroughmuir School

Braeburn

Braefoot Motor Garage

Braid Church

Braidwood Centre

Brass Monkey

Bridewell

Britannia Quay

British Linen Bank

Broomview House

Broughton Hall

Broughton Primary School

Bruce Peebles - Bonnington

Bruce Peebles - East Pilton

Burns Monument

Bus Depot

Bus Station

Burns Monument Regent Road

Burns Monument Leith

Buttercup Dairy Shops

C

C & A Modes

Caerketton Court

Café Royal

Cairngorm House

Caledonian Brewery

Caledonian Hotel

Caley Station

Calton Jail

Camera Obscura

Canaan House

Canaan Lodge

Cannonball House

Canongate Church

Candlemaker Row

Canongate Tolbooth

Canonmills Baptist Church

Cardinal Beaton's House

Carlton Hotel

Catherine Sinclair Statue

Caroline Park

Castle

Castlehill School

Castle Mills

Castle o' Clouts

Catholic Chapel

Central Bar, Leith

Central Garage

Central Library

Chancellor Court

Christ Church, Morningside

Church of the Holy Cross

Churches

Chancelot Mill

Ciao Roma Restaurant

Cinemas

Citadel Court

City Chambers

City Hospital

City Mission

City Poorhouse

Clermiston House

Clermiston Mains

Clermount

Coach House Square

Coasters Roller Disco

Cockburn Engineering

Coillesdene House

Comiston Castle

Comiston House

Cook's Balmoral Hotel

Corinthian Quay

Corporation Buildings  Leith

Corstorphine Heritage Centre

Corstorphine Hill Tower

Colinton Parish Church

Comiston House

Commercial Street

The Conspirators Café'

The Corbie  Fish & Chip shop

Corinthian Quay

Corn Exchange

Corstorphine Church

County Cinema

Couper Street School

Cox's Glue Works, Gorgie

Craigentinny Marbles

Craiglockhart Primary School

Craigmillar Castle

Craigmillar Com Arts Centre

Craigmillar Primary School

Croall, Coachbuilders

Croft-an-Righ House

Cruise

Cullen  Confectioner

Custom House, Leith

D

Dalmeny House

Daniel Stewart College

Darling's Regent Hotel

David Kilpatrick School

David Whiteford, Butcher

Davidson's Mains Parish Church

Davidson's Mains Station

Davidson's Mains School

Davie Street School

Deaconess Hospital

Dean Gallery

Dean Orphanage

Dean School

Deacon Brodie's Tavern

DJ Motors

Dr Bell's School

Doctors

The Dome

Dovecot Studios

Donaldson's College

Duddingston Kirk

Dugald Stewart Monument

Dundas House

Dynamic Earth

E

Easter Duddingston Lodge

Eastern General Hospital

Edinburgh Academy

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle views from ...

Edinburgh City Council HQ

Edinburgh Jail

Edinburgh Ladies College

Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

Edinburgh University

Edzell Lodge

Edinburgh Wheel

Eldorado Ballroom

Embassy Cinema

Empire Theatre

Excise Office

Express Holiday Inn

F

Fairmile Inn

Fernwood

Ferry Tap

Fettes College

Fire Stations

Flora Stevenson School

Foot of the Walk, Leith

Footballer's Arms

Fort House  Leith

Fort Primary School

Fraser's Department Store

Free Church of Scotland

G

Gaiety Theatre

Gallery of Modern Art

Gayfield House

General Post Office

George Heriot's School

George Watson's School

George Watson's Ladies College

Gorgie House

Gorgie Mills

Gillespie's Hospital

Gilmerton Police Station

Gilmerton Primary School

Gladstone Monument

Gladstone's Land

Glenalmond Court

Glenogle Baths

Gogarburn House

Goldbergs

Gorgie Cottages

Gorgie Tram Depot

Gormley Statues

Governor's House

Gracemount High School

Gracemount high rise flats

Grampian House

Granton Castle

Granton Custom House

Granton Gas Works

Granton Gas Works Station

Granton House

Granton Methodist Church

Granton Ice Works

Granton Road Station

Granton Station

Granton United Church

Greyfriars' Church

Greenbank Cottage

Greenland Mill

Greendykes House

Grosvenor Hotel

Guard-House

H

Halfway House

Harrison Park Apartments

Haymarket Hotel

HBOS Offices

Heriot's Hospital

Hermiston Court

High School Wynd

High Street Hostel

Holy Trinity Church

Holyrood  Abbey

Holyrood Dairy

Holyroodhouse Palace

Hope Park Free Church

Hospitals

Hotel Misssoni

Hotels

The Hub

Hunter's Tryst

Huntly House

I

IKEA store

Inch House

Inchcolm Court

Industrial School

J

Jacey News Theatre

Jacobean Café + Gift Shop

James Clark's School

James Gillespie's High School

James Dunbar lemonade works

Jeanie Deans' Cottage

Jenners Department Store

Jewel Cottages

Jewish Temple

Jock Howieson's House

John Knox House

John MacDonald's Smiddy

John Watson's Hospital

John Watson's School

Jubilee Hall

Jubilee Pavilion

K

King's Theatre

King's Wark  Leith

Kingston House

L

La Fiesta Café

Ladies' College - Queen St.

Lady Haig's Poppy Factory

Lady Stair's House

Lady Yester Church

Laing's Foundry

Laird of Dumbiedykes House

Lamb's House

Lauriston Castle

Le Monde

Leith Academy

Leith Burns Statue

Leith Churches

Leith Citadel Station

Leith Corn Exchange

Leith Custom House

Leith Fire Station

Leith Exchange Buildings

Leith High School

Leith Nautical College

Leith North Church

Leith Police Station

Leith Primary School

Leith Provident Co-op

Leith St James Church

Leith St Ninian's Church

Leith Signal Tower

Leith School of Art

Leith South Leith Church

Leith Town Hall

Leith Victoria AAC

Leith Walk Primary School

Leith Waterworld

Liberton Filtration Plant

Liberton Churches

Liberton Primary School

Liberton Tower

Libraries

Life Association Office

Lighthouse, Granton

Loanhead  Water Dept Cottage

Lockhart Memorial Church

Logan & Forrest Dairy  D. Mains

London Road Fire Station

London Road Parish Church

Longstone Bus Garage

Longstone Inn

Looking down on Edinburgh

Lorimer & Clark's Brewery

Lufra Cottage

M

McKenzie's Pub  Davidson's Mains

Mackie's Restaurant

Mahogany Land

Malmaison Hotel  Leith

Manhattan

Mansfield Traquair Centre

Marine Gardens Ballroom

Marine Hotel, Newhaven

Market Cross

Martyr's Tomb

Mary of Guise's House

Martello Court

Martello Tower

Maule's Dept. Store

Mayfield Salisbury Church

McEwan Hall

Meadowbank Stadium

Mechanic Arms

Melville Monument

Merchant Maiden Hospital

Merchiston Castle School

Merchant Navy Memorial

Methodist Chapel

Michael's Café

Middleton House

Miller Mausoleum

Millers Wireless

Milton House School

Mr Purves' Lamp Emporium

Monseigneur News Theatre

Monuments

Moray House

Moredun Crescent

Moredun School

Morningside Parish Church

Morton House

Moubray House

Mount Alvernia Convent

Muirhouse Mansion

Muirhouse tower block

Muirhouse Towers

Murrayfield Convalescent Home

Murrayfield Stadium

Museum

Myreside Pavilion

N

National Galleries

National Library

National Monument

National Museum of Scotland

Navy Club

Nelson Monument

Nelson's Works

Nether Bow Port

New College

New County Hall

New Palace Cinema

New Victoria Cinema

Newhaven Station

Next

Niddrie House

Niddrie Marischal House

Niddrie Mill Sunday School

North British Distillery

North British Hotel

North British Rubber Co

Northern General Hospital

North Merchiston Boys' Club

North Merchiston School

Norton Park School

Norwegian Seamen's Church

Now & Then  shop

O

Observatory, Calton Hill

Ocean Terminal

Oddfellows' Hall

Old Buccleuch Parish School

Old Chain Pier

Old Observatory House

Old Town Fire

Old Town Houses

Old Town Weaving Co.

Omni Centre

Out of the Blue Drill Hall

Outlook Tower

P

Palace Cinema  Leith

Palace Picture House

Palais de Dance

Palm House

Parcel Depot

Parker's Store

Parsons Green School

Parliament House

Patrick Thomson store

Peacock Inn

Peffermill School

Peffermill Tin School

Penny Tenement

Pentland Hills Hotel

Persevere Court

Physicians' Hall

Pied Piper

Piershill Barracks

Pilrig House

PIN Hall, Gilmerton

Playhouse Theatre

Pleasance Courtyard

Polton Farm

Polwarth Parish Church

Poor Clares Convent

Poppy Factory

Portrait Gallery

Portobello Bathing Pool

Portobello Free Church

Powderhall Refuse Depot

Preston Street School

Prestonfield House

Primark

Prince Albert Buildings

Princes Street Shops

Princes Street Station

Prison

Public Houses

Q

The Quarter Gill public house

Quartermile development

Quayside Mills  Leith

Queen Mary's  Bath House

R

Railwaymen's Club  Roseburn

Ramsay Garden

Redford Barracks

Redhall House

Reid Memorial Church

Regent Bridge

Regent Murray's House

Register House

Rex Launderette

Ritz Cinema

Robin Chapel

Robin's Nest

Rock House

Ronaldson's Wharf

Roseburn Armoury

Roseburn House

Ross Bandstand

Ross Fountain

Rotunda

Royal Bank of Scotland

Royal Botanic Garden

Royal Exchange

Royal High School

Royal Hospital for Sick Children

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Royal Institution

Royal Mile Primary School

Royal Museum of Scotland

Royal Observatory

Royal Scots Greys Statue

Royal Scottish Academy

Royal Victoria Hospital

Royston Primary School

Rutherford's Lounge Bar

S

Sailors' Home  Leith

St Aidan's Church

St. Andrew's & George's W

St. Andrew's House

St. Anthony's Chapel

St. Ann's School

St. Bernard's Well

St. Columba's Hospice

St. Cuthbert's Church

St. Francis' School

St. George's Church

St. George's Chapel

St. George's School

St. George's West

St. Giles' Church

St. Hilda's School

St. James' Centre

St. John's Church

St John's Church  Oxgangs

St. Leonard's Engine Shed

School Road

St Margaret's Church  D. Mains

St Margaret Mary's Church

St Leonard's Parish Church

St. Margaret's Convent

St. Mary Star of the Sea

St. Mary's Cathedral

St. Michael's Church

St. Mungo's Church

St. Patrick's Church

St. Patrick's School

St. Paul's Church St Leonard's

St. Paul's Church York Place

St. Philips Episcopal Church

St. Raphael's Hospital

St. Stephen's Church

Saughton House

Scandinavian Church  Leith

Schools

Scotsman Steps

Scott Monument

Scott Monument views from ...

The Scottish Gallery

Scottish Executive Office

Scottish Gas Head Office

Scottish Government Office

Scottish Mint

Scottish Natl. Portrait Gallery

Scottish Parliament

Scottish Widows Office

Sculptures

Selex Galileo Factory

Shakespeare Square

Shakespeare Theatre

Sheraton Hotel

Sherriff Court

Shops

Shrubhill

Sick Children's Hospital

Signal Box: Waverley East

Signet Library

Signal Tower  Leith

Silvermills Forge

Simon Square Wash House

Sinclair Fountain

SMT Sales & Service

SoCo

Society

South Bank House

South Leith Parish Church

Standard Life  George Street

Standard Life  Lothian Road

Standard Life  Tanfield

State Cinema  Gt Junction St

Statues

Sunset Blvd

Surgeon's Hall

Swanston Cottage

T

Tanfield Hall

Tanfield House

Taylor's Bakery

TEBA Boxing Academy

The Hub

Theatre Royal

Tolbooth

Tolbooth St John's Church

Towerbank School

Trades' Maiden Hospital

Tram Depots

Trinity Academy

Trinity College Church

Tron Kirk

Tweedmuir House

Tynecastle High School

U

United Wire Works

Upper Spylaw Mill

Usher Hall

Usher's Brewery  St Leonard's

V

VA Tech, Leith

Victoria Bar

Victoria Baths

Victoria Hall

The Village Inn  Davidson's Mains

W

Wardie Bay Garage

Wardie Farm

Wardie House

Wardie Hotel

Wardie Lodge

Wardie Parish Church

Warrender Park Road

Watson's Hospital

Wauchope House

Waverley Market

Waverley Station

Waverley Steps

Weir Court

Well Court, Dean

Wells o' Wearie Cottage

Western General Hospital

Westland Cottages

White Hart Inn

White Horse Inn

White House Public House

William Waugh

Windsor Mansions

Wood's Barber Shop

Woodside Cottage

The Writers' Museum

X Y Z

Ye Olde Inn  Davidson's Mains

Younger's Brewery

A

Abbeyhill

Anchorfield

Arbroath

Arniston

Arthur's Seat

Atholl Crescent Gardens

Auchendinny

B

Balerno

Balgreen

Barnton

Bass Rock

Belhaven Bay

Bellevue

Bingham

Bonnington

Blackford

Blackford Hill

Blackford Pond

Bonnington

Bonnington Bridge

Bonnyrigg

Bo'ness

Boswall Estate

Botanic Garden

Braelangwell House

Braid Hills

Bridgend

Bristo Square

Broughton

Bruntsfield

Buckstone Farm

Burdiehouse

Burntisland

Buttercup Poultry Farm

C

Calton Graveyards

Caltongate

Calton Hill

Cameron Toll

Canal

Canonmills

Carrington

Caroline Park

Castle Terrace

Cattle Market

Cemeteries

Chancelot Park

Church Hill

Coates Gardens

Cockenzie

Colinton

Colonies

Comely Bank

Corstorphine

Corstorphine Hill

Craigentinny

Craigleith Quarry

Craiglockhart

Craigmillar

Craigour

Cramond

Cramond Island

Crewe Toll

Currie

D

Dalgety Bay

Dalhousie Castle

Dalkeith Fever Hospital

Dalkeith Railway Station

Dalmeny

Dalry

Davidson's Mains

Dean Bridge

Dean Cemetery

Dean Village

Distant Views of Edinburgh

Duddingston

Duddingston Camp

Dumbiedykes

Dundas Castle + Estate

Dunbar

Dunfermline

Dunure Castle

E

Eagle Rock

East Lothian

East Wemyss

Eastern Cemetery

Echo Bank

Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh and Leith

Edinburgh 'Chinatown'

Edinburgh Closes

Edinburgh Quay

Edinburgh Zoo

Eskbank

Exchange

Exhibition - 1908

F

Fairmilehead

Festival Square

Figgate Pond

Firth of Forth

Fisherrow

Floral Clock

Fort Kinnaird

Forth Bridge

Forth Road Bridge

Forthquarter Park

Forthside

Fountainbridge

G

Galashiels

Gilmerton

Glasgow

Glen Ogle

Glencorse Reservoir

Glencorse Viaduct

Gogar

Goldenacre

Gorebridge

Gorgie

Gracemount

Grangemouth

Granton

Granton Beach

Granton Harbour

Granton Lighthouse

Granton Middle Pier

Gracemount

Graveyards

Greeenbank

Greendykes

Greyfriars' Graveyard

Gullane

H

Harrison Park

Hawthornden

Haymarket

High Rise Flats

Hermitage of Braid

Hopetoun House

Holy Corner

Holyrood

Holyrood Park

Hound Point

Holyrood Park

Hyvots Bank

I

Ice Rink

Inch

Inch - Types of Tree

Inchcolm

Inchgarvie

Inchkeith

Inch Park

Inchmickery

Ingliston

Inveraray

Inveresk

Inverkeithing

Inverleith Park

J

Jacob's Ladder

Jewel

Joppa

Juniper Green

K

Keddie Gardens

King Geo. V Playing Fields

Kinghorn

Kirkcaldy

Kirkcudbrightshire

Kirkintilloch

Kirknewton

L

Lasswade

Lathalmond

Leith

Leith Docks

Leith Harbour

Leith Links

Leith Piers

Lethem Park

Liberton

Linlithgow

Little France

Loanhead

Loch Leven

Lochend Park

Lochinvar Camp

Lochrin Basin

London Rd Gardens

Longniddry

Longstone

M

Marchmont

Marionville Park

Maybury

Mayfield

Meadowbank

The Meadows

Melrose

Merchiston

Merchiston Tower

Middleton Camp

Moffat

Montrose

Morningside

Mortonhall Estate

Muirhouse

Murrayfield

Musselburgh

Myreside

N

New Calton Cemetery

New Town

Newhaven

Newington

Newtongrange

Niddrie

North Berwick

North Leith Cemetery

North Merchiston

North Queensferry

O

Old Cattle Market

Old Town

Old Town Closes

Oxgangs

P

Parks and Gardens

Parsons Green

Pathhead Viaduct

Peebles

Peffermill

Penicuik

Pennywell

Pentland Hills

Picardy

Piershill

Pilrig

Pilton

Pinkhill

Polton Farm

Polwarth

Port Edgar

Port Hopetoun

Port Seton

Portobello

Powderhall

Princes Street Gardens

Puddockie

Q

Queen Street Gardens

Queensferry

Queensferry Crossing

Queen's Park

R

Rannoch Moor

Ratho

Redbraes Park

Restalrig

Rosebank Cemetery

Rosebery Reservoir

Rosebank Ceremony

Roseburn

Rosewell

Roslin Chapel

Rossie Castle

Rosslyn Chapel

Roslyn Castle

Rosyth Castle

Royal Botanic Garden

Royal Circus

Royal Gymnasium

S

St Andrews

St Andrew Square

St Leonard's

St Leonard's Sidings

St Margaret's Loch

Salisbury Crags

Samson's Ribs

Saughton

Saughton Park

Scarborough

Sciennes

Scotland

Seafield

Seton Sands

Sighthill

Silverknowes

'Slidey Stane'

South Queensferry

Stenhouse

Stirling

Stockbridge

Stockbridge Colonies

Stockbridge 'Leafmen'

Stow

Straiton

Swanston

T

Tanfield

Tay Valley

Temple

Tollcross

Trinity

Turnhouse Aerodrome

Tynemouth

U

Union Canal

V

Victoria Park Leith

Viewforth

W X

Wardie

Wardie Bay

Warriston

Warriston Allotments

Warriston Cemetery

Warriston Crematorium

Water of Leith

Waterfront

Waverley from Galleries

Waverley Market

Waverley Railway

Waverley Steps

Waverley Valley

Wells o' Wearie

West End

West Granton

West Pilton

Wester Coates

Wester Drylaw

Wester Hailes

Whitehill Business Centre

Whitehill Hospital

Woodmuir Junction

Y

Yellowcraigs Beach

Z

Zoo

Where and when?                   Pictures                             Other Questions

 

4

Maps and Pictures

Map of Edinburgh and Leith - with links to several of Begbie's photos from the 1850s. ©

 

Maps with Links

1850s - Edinburgh views

1950s - Edinburgh views

2000 - Edinburgh views

5

Edinburgh Distant Views

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Aerial Views

Looking down

Edinburgh Old Town

Distant Views of Edinburgh

 

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Post Cards

   Princes Street, looking West  -  Post Card  -  Alex G Anderson ©

From around 1900, and particularly during 1905-14, post cards became a popular means of communication.  Many photographers and publishers produced views of Edinburgh.

Here are some of the post cards produced, indexed by the photographer (or by the publisher if the photogrpaher is not known):

A   B   C   D   E   F  G   H   I    J   K   L

M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T    U   V   W

 XYZ  ?      List (A-M)     List (N-Z)

7

Scotland Views

19th Century

 

8

Calotypes

Hill & Adamson Calotype - Edinburgh - The Scott Monument under construction ©

Edinburgh + St Andrews

Photograph from Edinburgh Calotype Club album  -  Volume 2, Page 65  -  Boats Moored at Leith ©

Edinburgh Calotype Club

 

9

Studios

    Parisian Photo Co studio  -  Princes Street ©

Rock House

Princes Street

Other Locations

10

Edinburgh Calotype Club

    Scott Monument   -  from Edinburgh Calotype Club Album ©

The calotype album is the only remaining album of two produced by the Edinburgh Calotype Club during the 1840s and 1850s.

Views

11

Stereoscopic Views

    Stereo Prints  -  Walter Greenoak Patterson©

Thomas Vernon BEGBIE

Thomas H DOUGLAS

KEYSTONE

LENNIE

Alexander McGLASHON

Walter Greenoak PATERSON

UNDERWOOD & UNDERWOOD

James VALENTINE

WAVERLEY Series

George Washington WILSON

unidentified photographers

List: publisher + photographers

 

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Exhibition Photos

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Landscapes

14

Cartes de Visite

    Cartes de visite  -  Landscapes ©

Views

15

Cabinet Print

    Cabinet Print - Edinburgh Scene  -  Photographer:  Marshall Wane ©

Views

13

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Landscapes

 

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