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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

  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

 

Calton Hill

The steep hill leading up
from Leith Street to Regent Road

including photos of houses at Nos 20 26, high above the street

 

Photo 1

Looking across the street to the tenements at 20-26 Calton Hill + Rock House

'Rock House' is the building on the right-hand end of the tenements.  Its address is 'Calton Stairs'.

Its entrance is also at Calton Stairs, at the top of the bottom flight of stairs.

Houses at 20 to 26 Calton Hill, the steep street that links Leith Walk to Regent Road

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                             Photo taken:  June 22, 2012

Photo 2

Looking across the street to the tenements at 22-26 Calton Hill

Houses at 20 to 26 Calton Hill, the steep street that links Leith Walk to Regent Road

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                             Photo taken:  June 25, 2012

Photo 3

Looking up the street to the tenements at 20-26 Calton Hill

Houses at 20 to 26 Calton Hill, the steep street that links Leith Walk to Regent Road

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                             Photo taken:  June 22, 2012

Photo 4

Looking down the street to the steps leading to the tenements at 20-26 Calton Hill

Note the  long metal gutter taking the rainwater down the edge of the street and into the drain

Houses at 20 to 26 Calton Hill, the steep street that links Leith Walk to Regent Road

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                             Photo taken:  June 22, 2012

Photo 5

Looking East from the balcony in front of the tenements at 20-26 Calton Hill

The large building in the distance is St Andrew's House in Regent Road

Houses at 20 to 26 Calton Hill, the steep street that links Leith Walk to Regent Road

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                             Photo taken:  June 22, 2012

Photo 6

Looking E from the balcony in front of the tenements at 20-26 Calton Hill

The building across the road, behind the lamp post is Parliament House Hotel.

Houses at 20 to 26 Calton Hill, the steep street that links Leith Walk to Regent Road

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                             Photo taken:  June 22, 2012

Photo 7

Looking across Waterloo Place from Calton Old Burial Ground

Foreground: Howie's Restaurant.           Background:  20-26 Calton Hill and (the white house) Rock House

Houses at 20 to 26 Calton Hill, the steep street that links Leith Walk to Regent Road

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                             Photo taken:  June 30, 2012

 

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    Houses at 20 to 26 Calton Hill, the steep street that links Leith Walk to Regent Road

 

Calton Hill  -  Tenements and Balcony

Recollections

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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