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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

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Postcards

'Castle Series'

 

1

James Patrick  -  'Castle Series'

Views of Edinburgh

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  Arthur's Seat, near Edinburgh

Arthur's Seat

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  Edinburgh Castle and National Galleries

Castle  + Galleries

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  Duddingston Loch in Winter

Duddingston Loch

Postcard  -  James Patrick   -  Castle Series  -  Edinburgh from Calton Hill

Edinburgh from Calton Hill

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  Edinburgh from Castle, looking east

Edinburgh from Castle

Looking east

Postcards  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  Holyrood Palace and Arthur's Seat

Holyrood Palace

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  Princes Street, Edinburgh, looking west

 Princes Street

Looking west

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  Princes Street and Royal Institution

Princes Street
looking east

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  Princes Street Edinburgh, East End

Princes Street

East End

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  Princes Street and the Scott Monument

Princes Street

and Scott Monument

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  Princes Street Gardens, Band Day

Princes Street Gardens

 

2

James Patrick  -  'Castle Series'

Views of Swanston

Postcard  -  James Parick  -  Castle Series  -  "omeward from the Plough, Swanston"

Homeward from the Plough

Postcard  -   James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  The Farm House, Swanston

The Farm House

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  The Roaring Shepherd's Cottage, Swanston

Roaring Shepherd's Cottage

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  "The Evening Meal, Swanston"

The Evening Meal

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  Swanston Cottage, Early Home of Robert Louis Stevenson

Swanston Cottage

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  Swanston Village

Swanston Village

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Catle Series  -  The Pentland Hills, Swanston

The Pentland Hills

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  "Golden Autumn, Swanston"

Golden Autumn

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -   Castle Series  -  Winter in Swanston

Winter at Swanston

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  "Spring Time in Swanston"

Spring time at  Swanston

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  Foot of the Pentlands, Swanston

Foot of the Pentlands

 

3

James Patrick  -  'Castle Series'

Views where?

   Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  "A Merry Christmas"

"A Merry Christmas"

   Postcard  - James Parick  -  Castle Series  -  "Cauld Blaws the Wind"

"Cauld Blaws the Wind"

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  "Winter Fairly"

"Winter Fairly"

 

4

'Castle Series'

in the style of James Patrick

Castle Postcard  -  Craigmillar Castle near Edinburgh

Craigmillar Castle

Castle Series Postcard  -  Cramond Brig near Edinburgh

Cramond Brig

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Castle and Galleries

Castle and Galleries

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  John Knox House and Mowbray House

John Knox House

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  View from the Braid Hills, Edinburgh

View from Braid Hills

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -   West princes Street Gardens

Princes Street Gardens

 

5

John Patrick  'Castle Series'

Views of Edinburgh

Postcard  -  John Patrick  -   Castle Series  -  Albert Memorial, Charlotte Square

Albert Memorial,
Charlotte Square

The back of a postcard with a message written in French  -  John Patrick  -  Chapel Royal, Holyrood

Albert Memorial,
Charlotte Square
back

 

6

'Castle Postcards'

Offset Series
Publisher not named

Castle Series - Offset Postcards  -  George Street

George Street

Castle Postcards - Offset Series  -  Old Houses and Salisbury Crags

Old Houses and Salisbury Crags

 

7

No Name  -  'Castle Series'

Duplex
Publisher not named

Postcard  -  Castle Series  - Duddingston from the West

Duddingston

Other cards in this series

 are listed at the end of this page

 

8

No Name  -  'Castle Series'

Real Etching

Publisher not named but initials 'AW' on the

Postcard  -  Castle Series  - Real Etching, AW - White Horse Close     Postcard  -  Castle Series  - Real Etching, AW - White Horse Close

White Horse Close

Other cards in this series:

-  Bakehouse Close

-  Canongate Tolbooth

-  Holyrood Palace

-  Riddles' Court

     

9

George Stewart  -  'Castle Series'

Early Colour

Publisher not named but appears to be George Stewart
See the advert on the tram in the Waterloo Place postcard.

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Castle from Grassmarket

The Grassmarket
Posted 24 Dec1900

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Edinburgh Castle from George IV Bridge

Edinburgh Castle from George IV Bridge
Posted 1 September 1906

Castle Series postcard by George Stewart & Co  -  General Post Office and Waterloo Place, Edinburgh

General Post Office + Waterloo Place
Posted
24 December 1900

The back of a Postcard  - George Stewart & Co's Castle Series  -  General Post Office and Waterloo Place, Edinburgh

General Post Office + Waterloo Place
Posted
24 December 1900

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Holyrood Palace and Arthur Seat

General Post Office + Waterloo Place
Posted 3 August 1902

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Holyrood Palace and Arthur Seat

Holyrood Palace + Arthur Seat
Posted 3 June 1903

 

10

George Stewart  -  'Castle Series'

With quotations
undivided backs
Publisher not named

A.

The view fills half of the postcard

These  may be the first series by this publisher - possibly around 1899
The style looks similar to court cards that were published from 1895 to 1899.

    Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Calton Hill

Calton Hill

    Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Holyroood Palace and Arthur's Seat

Holyrood Palace

    Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Princes Street, looking west

Princes Street

    Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  St Giles Church

St Giles Church

The back of a Postcard  -  Castle Series

All cards above
back

A.

Zoom-in to see the views and quotations on the cards above

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Calton Hill

Calton Hill

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Holyrood Palace and Arthur's Seat

Holyrood Palace

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Princes Street, looking west

Princes Street

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  John Knox House

St Giles Church

B.

The view fills half of the postcard

These  may be from a subsequent series of cards by this publisher - possibly published c.1900-01
Like the cards above, these have undivided backs, so will have been published 1902 or earlier.

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Edinburgh Castle and National Galleries

Castle and Galleries

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Holyrood Palace and Arthur Seat

Holyrood Palace

Back of a postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Edinburgh Castle and National Galleries with quote

Castle and Galleries
back

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  John Knox House

John Knox House

 

11

'Castle Series'

Other Cards
Publisher not named

 Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Newhaven

Newhaven

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Reid's Close, Old Edinburgh

Reid's Close

 Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Princes Street, West End

Princes Street, West End

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Edinburgh Castle and National Galleries

Castle and Galleries
 

Postcard of Cramond, with a greeting  -  Castle Series from an un-named publisher

Crammond
Card with Greeting

  Postcard  -  Royal Volunteer Review in Holyrood Park, 1905

Royal Volunteer Review

1905

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Sir Walter Scott Monument

Scott Monument

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Black Watch Memorial, The Mound

Black Watch Memorial

Below are a few more 'Castle Series' postcards
not illustrated above.

 

'Castle Series'   -  Sepia  -  Duplex

Calton Hill, Edinburgh [not posted]
Edinburgh from Calton Hill Posted 1917
Princes Street, looking east Posted 1912

 

'Castle Series'   -  Sepia  -  Large white border

Craigmillar Castle near Edinburgh Posted 1904

 

'Castle Series'   -  Sepia  -  Title in Bold Print

Princes Street and Scott Monument [not posted]

 

'Castle Series'   -  Sepia  -  'Photoprint'

Princes Street Gardens Posted 1912

 

'Castle Series'   -  Black + White  -  Large white border

Craigmillar Castle near Edinburgh Posted 1904
Princes Street Gardens Posted 1908

 

'Castle Series'   -  Black + White  -  John Patrick

Dalmeny House Seat of Earl of Rosebery Posted 1904
Holyrood and Arthur's Seat Posted 1904
Holyrood Palace and Arthur's Seat [not posted]
Queen Mary's Bedroom, Holyrood Posted 1905

 

'Castle Series'   -  Black + White  -  with 'RLS' verse

Homeward, Swanston  [No 45] [not posted]

 

'Castle Series'   -  Grey  -  Pencil Sketch

Baxter's Land, Lawnmarket [not posted]

 

'Castle Series'   -  Colour

Edin Castle and National Galleries 'Three castle' logo [not posted]
Edin Castle and National Galleries In frame with heather [not posted]
Black Watch Memorial, The Mound - [not posted]
Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Double-width, folding Posted 1906
Princes Street, looking west small shield Posted 1905

 

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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