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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

 

 

Dumbiedykes  Photos

Dumbiedykes is on the western edge of Holyrood Park.  Read about the name here.

Streets

A - G

including Survey Photographs  c.1959

Colour Photographs  c.1961-63 and 2004 onwards, and other photos

Streets A - G          Streets H - R          Streets S - Z

Map

    Edinburgh and Leith map, 1925  -  Dumbiedykes and St Leonard's

 

Arthur Place

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  - Arthur Place  -  Mid and East Tenement Ends

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Between Mid and West Arthur Place Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Between Mid and West Arthur Place

 

Arthur Street

1910s

   Shop at the foot of Arthur Street  -  Aitchison Greengrocer.  Photo possibly taken just before World War 1.

Aitchison, Greengrocer

David Drysdale and his horse and cart at Broxburn, West Lothian,around 1910 -  before moving to his shop at 21 Arthur Street, West Lothian.

David Drysdale

(before moving to Edinburgh)

c1920

Thomas Cullen's Shop at 37 Arthur Street, around 1920

Thomas Cullen's - Confectioner

1930s

David Drysdale and his daughter outside his baker's shop at 21 Arthur Street, around 1937

David Drysdale, Baker's Shop

1950s

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  - Arthur Street with lemonade lorry

Tizer Lorry

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Prospect Place

The Scotchie

Coal Lorry accident at the foot of Arthur Street

Accident, Arthur Street

1960s

Photographs of Dumbiedykes around 1961-63  -   Arthur Street Brae

Photographs of Dumbiedykes around 1961-63  -   Arthur Street  -  Final stages of demolition `

Arthur Street, East Arthur Place and a Tizer Lorry - 1960s

Tizer Lorry (again)

2000s

Cobbles at the top of Arthur Street, now named New Arthur Place

 

Beaumont Place

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Demolition of Beaumont Place

Demolition

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Demolition of the Penny Tenement in Beaumont Place

After demolition

Inspecting the damage at Beaumont Place and Dalrymple Place  -  November 1959 

Beside the Penny Tenement

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Beaumond Place after the demolition

After demolition

See also:  Edinburgh Old Town Recollections  -  'The Penny Tenement'

 

Brown Street

2006

Brown Street, Dumbiedykes  -  Photograph 1006

 

Carnegie Street

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Carn egie Street, West End

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Carn egie Street,Nos 26-34

Inside No 35 Carnegie Street

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Inside No 35 Carnegie Street

Inside No 35 Carnegie Street

 

Davie Street and Davie Street School

Davie Street, Dumbiedykes, around 1963

 

Davie Street Primary School

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Davie Street School

Davie Street Primary School  -  July 2008

 

Dalrymple Place

Inspecting the damage at Beaumont Place and Dalrymple Place  -  November 1959

 

Deaconess Hospital

Pleasance

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Deaconess Hospital

 

Deaconess Hospital, Pleasance  -  July 2008

Deaconess Hospital, Pleasance  -  July 2008

Photograph taken in Edinburgh, 1960  -  Where is it?

 

 Dumbiedykes Road

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Looking to the north down Dumbiedykes Roadedykes Road

Dumbiedykes District  -  Dumbiedykes Road from the front of Prospect Place  -  1959

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  The corner of Dumbiedykes Road and Heriot Mount

Demolition of 134-138 Dumbiedykes Road

Demolition of 134-135 Dumbiedykes Road

Demolition of 134-135 Dumbiedykes Road

Day Nursery at 69 Dumbiedykes Road

Demolition of 134-138 Dumbiedykes Road

Day Nursery at 69 Dumbiedykes Road

Dumbiedykes Survey Photographs  -  1959 Survey  -  Dumbiedykes Road

Photographs of Dumbiedykes around 1961-63  -   Dumbiedykes Road

Photographs of Dumbiedykes around 1961-63  -   Heriot Mount and Dumbiedykes

Pat Ramage on the Second Balcony at 34 Dumbiedykes Road, around 1955

Three workers from William Waugh, Metal Merchants, 6 and 8, Dumbiedykes Road

Dumbiedykes Road  -  no traffic, just a pram.

Elizabeth Bottomley and Jean Aithie on the Green outside 42 Dumbiedykes Road in the mid-1950s

The Big Green, seen from the greens in front of 'The Balconies', Dumbiedykes Road

Looking towards 'The Plantations' from Dumbiedykes Road after 'The Brickies' had been demolished.

Linda Graham, aged 4, standing on the steps to the houses in Dumbiedykes Road, near the 'Big Green'

Looking down on Dumbiedykes from a path through Holyrood Park leading from James Clark's School

Kenny Blackwood and Brian Gilhooley at 41 Dumbiedykes Road around 1955

2006 - 2008

Dumbiedykes Road

Dumbiedykes Road from Viewcraig Street  -  April 2006

Looking to the east to the backs of the homes in Dumbiedykes Road, and beyond to Salisbury Crags in Holyrood Park

The Entrance to Holyrood Park from Dumbiedykes Road

The Braidwood Centre, 69 Dumbiedykes Road -  Photographed 2008 

 

East Adam Street

Photographs of Dumbiedykes around 1961-63  -   East Adam Street

 

East Arthur Place

East Arthur Place being demolished - 1961

East Arthur Place being demolished - 1961

East Arthur Place being demolished - 1961

Photograph of Tommy Valance, Jimmy Broadbent and Bella Gold (nee McMillan) in East Arthur Place, Dumbiedykes, 1958

Photograph of Tommy Valance, Jimmy Broadbent and Bella Gold (nee McMillan) in East Arthur Place, Dumbiedykes, 1958

Arthur Street, East Arthur Place and a Tizer Lorry - 1960s

 

 Forbes Street

Dumbiedykes District  -  Forbes Street  -  1959

Dumbiedykes District  -  Forbes Street  -  1959

Dumbiedykes District  -  Forbes Street  -  1959

Forbes Street, Dumbiedykes, around 1956

Recollections of  Forbes Street

 

 

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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 photogrpahers  -  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.  Details of who owns the copyright of photographs and other mateiral on this 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.   Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Frequently Asked Questions

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