Theatre Royal

and

General Post Office

 

Engravings

1829

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  The Theatre Royal

The Theatre Royal

On the site later occupied by GPO

 

Engravings

1890

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The Old Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The Theatre Royal being demolished

Theatre Royal

being demolished

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The General Post Office

General Post Office

East End of Princes Street

 

Photographs

Pre-1871

The General Post Office from the steps of Register House  -  Photograph by Valentine taken before 1871

Valentine

GPO from Register House steps

 

Postcards

Early 1900s

Marshall Wane Postcard in the JM&Co Caledonia Series   -  Post Office and Waterloo Place

Marshall Wane

Post Office and Waterloo Place

 

Photographs

2002

Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  August 2002  -  View from the steps of Register House, looking past Steele's statue of the Duke of Wellington, towards North Bridge and the General Post Office.

View from the steps of Register House

Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  August 2002  -  View from the steps of Register House, past Steele's statue of the Duke of Wellington, towards North Bridge and the General Post Office.

View from the steps of Register House

Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -   Edinburgh  -  November 2002  -  Looking to the north-west and north from the slopes of Arthur's seat in Queen's Park  -  towards the Balomoral Hotel,  the old General Post Office and Granton

View from Holyrood Park

 

Photographs

Removal of the inside of the building

 2003

  GPO  -  Building work  -  Removal of interior walls prior to reconstruction  -  April 2003

building work - 1

  GPO  -  Building work  -  Removal of interior walls of the building prior to reconstruction  -  April 2003

building work - 2

 

GPO  -  Building work  -  Removal of interior walls prior to reconstruction  -   April 2003

building work - 3

  GPO  -  building work, removing the interior walls prior to redevelopment  -  April 2003

building work - 4

  GPO  -  building work, removing the interior walls prior to reconstruction  -  April 2003

building work - 5

  GPO  -  Building work  -  Removal of interior walls prior to reconstruction  -  April 2003

building work - 6

GPO  -  Demolition work, removing the inner floors of the building  -  April 2003

building work - 7

The GPO and North Bridge  -  View from the steps of Register House  -  April 2003

view from Register House

 

Photographs

Building Restored

 2003

  The western wall of the former GPO, facing onto North Bridge  -  August 2007

 

 

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