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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

 

Leith Docks

 and

 Leith Harbour

Early Photographs

 

Photographs

19th Century

Leith Inner Harbour - stereo view by Thomas Vernon Begbie

Thomas Begbie
Leith Inner Harbour

Photograph in Edinburgh Calotype Club album  -  Volume 2, Page 77  -  Leith Harbour

Edinburgh Calotype Club
James Francis Montgomery?

Leith Harbour

 Stereoscopic View of Leith Docks  -  Photographer unknown

Unknown Photographer

Leith Docks

The right hand picture from a stereo pair  -  View of Leith Docks  -  Photographer unknown

zoom-in

 Stereoscopic View  -  Leith Docks  re-masting  -  1865

Unknown Photographer

Leith Docks re-masting  -  1865

The right-hand picture from a stereo pair  -  Leith Docks re-masting - 1865

zoom-in

 

Photographs

20th Century

WR & S  -  Photograph from the early-1900s  -  Leith Docks Entrance

Leith Docks Entrance

    Sailing ship at Leith Harbour  -  Photograph in Edinburgh Official Guide, 1923

Leith Harbour - 1923

   Leith Docks  -  Photograph in Edinburgh Official Guide, 1923

Leith Docks  -  1923

   Unloading Vessels at Leith Docks  -  1906

Unknown Photographer

Leith Docks

Unloading Vessels at Leith Docks  -  1906  -  zoom-in

zoom-in

Leith Docks

     Leith Harbour, West Pier  -  Photograph of Joe Moracen in 1936.

1936

West Pier  -  1936

     The Training Ship, TS Dolphin at West Old Dock, Leith

c.1950?

TS Dolphin

1956

HMS Cossack arrives at
Imperial Dock

Launch of MV Kaitoa from Henry Robb's Yard at Leith Docks in February 1956

1956

Henry Robbs Yard
Launch of MV Kaitoa

Three Training Ships at Leith Docks

Three Training Ships

Leith Docks  -  Storage tanks and Lorry

Around 1961

Storage Tanks and lorry

1st Leith Boys' Brigade Company marching through Leith Docks

1st Leith Boys' Brigade Company
marching through Leith Docks

  

c.1961

Ben Line ship, Benhiant

M Gulfoss at Copenhagen Harbour, 1971

1971

MS Gullfoss at Copenhagen Harbour

one of the ships that sailed to Leith Docks

Leith Docks  -  SAI chemical works  - late-1970s

Late-1970s

SAI Fertiliser Plant

Leith Docks  -  Chancelot Mill, Caledonia Mill and Henry Robb Shipyard  -  late-1970s

Late-1970s

Mills in the Background

Leith Docks  - Yard of Cable Reels  -  Grampian House and Cairngorm House, Lindsay Rod, are in the background  -  mid-1970s

Late-1970s

Flats in the Background

 

 

 

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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 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