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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

 

 

Old Pictures of

Leith

 

Engravings

Old & New Edinburgh  -  1890

Engravings  -  Leith  -  East and West Piers

Leith - East and West Piers

Engraving  -  Leith Pier and Harbour

Leith Pier and Harbour

Engraving  -  Leith Harbour

Leith  Harbour

Engraving  -  Leith  -  The Shore

Leith - The Shore

 

Engravings

Modern Athens  -  1829

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Leith Harbour from the Piet

Leith Harbour

Engravings in 'Modern Athens'  -  Exchange Buildings, Leith

Exchange Buildings

Engraving in Modern Athens  -  Leith Harbour, Signal Tower

Signal Tower

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Leith Town Hall

Leith Town Hall

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Custom House, Leith

Custom House

Leith: hand-coloured engravings

 

Early Photos

Alex Ayton Glass Plate  -  Leith  -  Paddle Steamer and Swing Bridge

Around 1890?

Paddle Steamer and Swing Bridge

Alex Ayton Glass Plate  -  Leith  -  Paddle Steamer

Around 1890?

Paddle Steamer

Alex Ayton Glass Plate  -  Leith  - Seamen's Home and  Ships at the Shore

Around 1890?

Ships at The Shore

Alex Ayton Glass Plate  -  Leith  -  Seamen's Home and Ships at the Shore

Around 1890?

Seamen's Home and Ships at The Shore

Alex Ayton Glass Plate  -  Leith  -  Steamer

Around 1890?

Steamer

Leith whalers, working for Salvesen in the South Atlantic, around 1910

Leith Whalers

Great Dock Strike  -  Protest on the streets of Leith  -  1889

Great Dock Strike -  Leith protest 1889

Leith Dockers' Demonstration  -  The Shore, Leith, 1913

Leith Dockers' Demonstration 1913

Water Street, between Bowie's Close and Burgess Street, Leith  -  Demolished 1912

Demolished 1912

Water Street - looking north

Water Street, between Bowie's Close and Burgess Street, Leith  -  Demolished 1912

Demolished 1912

Water Street - looking west

   Lower Drawbridge over the Water of Leith at The Shore, Leith  -  Removed 1910

Removed 1910

Lower Drawbridge

Giles Street, Leith  -  Buildings demolished 1914

Demolished 1914

Giles Street

Demolished 1914

St Anthony Lane
from Giles Street to Green Jenny's Close

Assembly Rooms, Constitution Street, Leith  -  Railings removed 1910

Railings removed 1910

Assembly Rooms

27 Sheriff Brae, Leith,hole in footway -  1910

1910

27 Sheriff Brae

St Andrew Street at Coalhill, Leith  -  Demolished 1915

Demolished 1914

St Andrew Street Elevation

Opening of the Tennis Courts at Leith Links  - 1914

1914

Opening of the Tennis Courts at Leith Links

Photos

Around 1920

Sheepshead Wynd, Leith, Around 1920  

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Sheepshead Wynd

Sheepshead Wynd, Leith, Around 1920  

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Sheepshead Wynd

Leith  -  Cabyheads, zoom-in, around 1920

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Cabyheads

Leith  -  Cabyheads, zoom-in, around 1920

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Cabyheads

Leith  -  Giles Street + St Andrew's Wynd, around 1920

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Giles Street + St Andrew's Wynd

 Leith  -  Giles Street + St Andrew's Wynd, around 1920

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Giles Street + St Andrew's Wynd

These photos are believed to have come from the former Leith Town Council, been thrown out (then rescued) soon after the amalgamation of Edinburgh and Leith in 1920.

 

Early AND Recent

Photos

 
1.

Lower Drawbridge

   Lower Drawbridge over the Water of Leith at The Shore, Leith  -  Removed 1910

Removed 1910

early photo

S

2005

recent photo

 
2.

Upper Drawbridge

   Upper Drawbridge over the Water of Leith at Sandport Place, Leith  -  1910

1910

early photo

Looking NW across the bridge at Sandport Place towards Ronadson's Wharf  -  2011

2011

recent photo

 
3.

Upper Drawbridge

   Upper Drawbridge over the Water of Leith at Sandport Place, Leith  -  1910

1910

early photo

Looking N across the bridge at Sandport Place towards Ronadson's Wharf  -  2011

2011

recent photo

 
4.

Junction Bridge

Junction Bridge, Leith  -  Road Widening  -  1909

1909

early photo

Great Junction Street  -  Bridge over the old railway.  Looking NW, 2011

2011

recent photo

 
5.

Junction Road Station

Junction Road Station -  1909

1909

early photo

The site of Junction Road Station and the bridge under Great Junction Street  -  2011

2011

recent photo

 
6.

Green Jenny's Close and Giles Street

JCJ Kirk's Hairdressing Rooms, Green Jenny's Close, Giles Street, Leith  -  Demolished 1914

Demolished 1914

early photo

Car park and Yardheads School, now converted to housing.  The car park in the foreground is where the hairdresser at the corner of Green Jenny's Close and Giles Street once stood.

2011

recent photo

 
7.

Corner of St Andrew Street and Sheriff Brae

The corner of Sheriff Brae and St Andrew Street at Coalhill, Leith  -  Demolished 1915

Demolished 1915

early photo

    The corner of Parliament Street (formerly St Andrew Street) and Sheriff Brae

2011

recent photo

 
8.

Sheriff Brae

Corner of St Andrew Street and Sheriff Brae, Leith - Demolished 1915

Demolished 1915

early photo

Looking to the SE along Sheriff Brae towards the corner of Parliament Street (formerly St Andrew Street)

2011

recent photo

Postcards

Hartmann Postcard  -  Miniature Series  -  Leith

Hartmann - Miniature Series

Post card by Hartmann  -  Looking down on Leith from Calton Hill

Leith from Calton Hill

Leith Academy, Leith Links  -  A Valentine Postcard

Leith Academy

Commercial Street, Leith  -  A Valentine Postcard, photographed 1912

Commercial Street

Foot of Leith Walk, Leith  -  A Valentine Postcard, photographed 1902

Foot of Leith Walk

ernard Street, Leith  -  A Valentine Postcard, Photographed 1902

Bernard Street

JM Postcard posted 1914  -  Leith Sailors' Home

Leith Sailors' Home

   Bird's Eye View of Leith from Ferry Road

Bird's Eye View of Leith from Ferry Road

 

Trams in Leith

Cable Car  -  Trial Run  -  Leith Walk  -  1 June 1899

Cable Car - 1899

Tram at the Foot of Leith Walk  -  close-up

Foot of the Walk

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Tram at the Foot of Leith Walk

Foot of the Walk

Postcard by Valentine  -   Tram approaching the foot of Leith Walk, 1902

Approaching the Foot of Leith Walk

Burns Statue  -  at the corner of Constitution Street and Bernard Street, Leith

Leith  -  Burns Statue

 

Leith  -  When?

   A Lanny and his ice cream barrow in Henderson Street, Leith

A Lanny - Ice Cream Barrow
Henderson Street

 

Leith  -  1950s

   Looking down Yardheads and across the gardens to Henderson Street 

Yardheads and
Henderson Street

   Market Street, Leith - Looking from St Andrew Street towards  Tolbooth Wynd - 1950s

Market Street

Parliament Square (The Broady), Leith - 1950s

Parliament Square
and Parliament Street

   Tree planted in Leith Links to commemorate the Queen's Coronation in 1953

Coronation Tree, 1953

 

Leith  -  1960s

   Milk Boys, Leith

Milk Deliveries

Corunna Place, Leith  -  Street Party, 1953

Street Party for 1953 Coronation

 

Leith

1970s and 1980s

Streets

Admiralty Street

   Looking to the west along Admiralty Street towards North Junction Street, Leith, 1978

1978

Admiralty Street

Coalhill

Coalhill, Leith  -  1978

1978

Coalhill

Coalhill, Leith  -  1988

1988

Coalhill

Coalhill, Leith  -  Swans  on the Water of Leith -  When was this photo taken?

Date?

Coalhill

Coalhill, Leith  -  The bridge over the Water of Leith at Bridge Street, now Sandport Place

Date?

Bridge over the Water of Leith at
Bridge Street (now Sandport Place)
Coalhill

Duke Street

Looking down on Leith  -  Duke Street in the centre of the picture  -  Photo taken when?

Date?

Looking down on Duke Street

Leith Links

Tree planted in Leith Links to commemorate the Queen's Coronation in 1953

Coronation Tree, 1953

  

Leith Links Grass Mower

   Michele Iannarelli selling ice cream from a pony and cart on Leith Links, probably in the 1920s

Ice Cream Pony and Cart

Leith Walk

Looking down on Leith Walk  -  Looking SW towards the East End of Princes Street

Date?

Looking down on Leith Walk

Statue to Queen Victoria at the Foot of Leth Walk

Date?

Statue to Queen Victoria
at the 'Foot of The Walk'

Six men beneath  the Statue to Queen Victoria at the Foot of Leth Walk

Date?

Six men beneath the
Statue to Queen Victoria
at the 'Foot of The Walk'

North Fort Street
area

North Fort Street and Lindsay Road, Leith, 1978

1978

North Fort Street and Lindsay Road

   Fort Place to North Fort Street, 1978

1978

Fort Place to North Fort Street

Fort Place and Hamilton Crescent, Leith, 1978

1978

Fort Place and Hamilton Crescent

 

Leith

1960s to 1980s

Buildings

Bill's Bar

Next to Ship Inn, The Shore

Bill's Bar at The Shore, Leith - around 1960

c.1960

Bill's Bar  -  Interior

Central Bar

near the Foot of Leith Walk

   Central Bar - near the Foot of Leith Walk  -  exterior

Date?

Central Bar  -  Exterior

   Central Bar - near the Foot of Leith Walk  -  interior

Date?

Central Bar  -  Interior

   Central Bar - near the Foot of Leith Walk  -  two men drinking

Date?

Central Bar  -  2 men drinking

   Central Bar - near the Foot of Leith Walk  -  six_men_drinking

Date?

Central Bar  -  6 men drinking

Chancelot Mill

   Chancelot Mill, Bonnington - 1971?

1971?

Chancelot Mill, Bonnington

   Chancelot Mill, Bonnington, Demolition of the Chimney  - 1971

1971

Demolition of the chimney

Chancelot Mill, Bonnington, Demolition of the Chimney  - 1971

1971

Demolition of the chimney

   Chancelot Mill, Bonnington, Remains of the Clock Tower - 1971

1971

Remains of the Clock Tower

Chancelot Mill, Bonnington, Remains of the Clock Tower - 1971

1971

Remains of the Clock Tower

Gaiety Theatre

Gaiety Theatre, Leith  -  Photograph taken about the time of its closure.  When was that?

Date?

Gaiety Theatre

State Cinema

Queue outside The State Cinema, Great Junction Street, Leith

1969

State Cinema
and children queuing

   Chancelot Mill, Bonnington, Demolition of the Chimney  - 1971

Date?

State Cinema
and scrap yard beside Water of Leith

State Cinema and Bridge over the Water of Leith, Great Junction Street, Leith - 1987

1987

State Cinema
and Bridge over Water of Leith

 

Leith  -  More Pictures

  

 

Links to Other Pages

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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