This view looks from North Bridge, beside the Carlton Hotel towards:
(in the background with observatory and monuments)
Prison (centre of picture)
Royal High School (centre-right of picture) and
- the railway lines on the eastern approach to
This card was posted from Edinburgh to East
Newport, Fifeshire on 5 August 1908, with the message:
"We are having a splendid time of it here in Edinburgh.
Yesterday, we went to the Castle, Holyrood and the
today we're at Portobello and Calton Hill. We are going to have a
sail across the Forth tomorrow if it keeps fine."