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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

 

The National Galleries at the Foot of the Mound

The Royal Scottish Academy

and

The National Gallery of Scotland

 

Looking towards the National Galleries

from Hanover Street

National Gallery, Princes Street, Edinburgh  -  photo by GW Wilson

LARGE PHOTO
GW Wilson

Photograph by James Valentine of the Royal Scottish Academy from Hanover Street

LARGE PHOTO
James Valentine

Edinburgh Skyline and Queen Victoria seated on top of the Royal Scottish Academy at the foot of the Mound

LARGE PHOTO
Peter Stubbs

 

Stereo Views

Stereoscopic View by Walter Greenoak Patterson  -  The National Galleries from Princes Street Gardens

Walter Greenoak Patterson

The National Galleries
 from Princes Street Gardens

Stereoscopic View by Valentine - Looking to the north-east across  the Mound towards the National Galleries, Princes Street and the Scott Monument

Valentine

National Galleries
and Scott Monument

Stereoscopic Views  -  Waverley Series  -  Statue Gallery at The Royal Institution, Edinburgh

Waverley Series

Statue Gallery at The Royal Institution

 

Small Photograph

View from Edinburgh Castle  -  Photograph by Alex Inglis

Alex A Inglis

View from Edinburgh Castle

 

Post Cards

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Castle and Galleries

POST CARD

James Patrick

Postcard  -  James Patrick  -  Castle Series  -  Edinburgh Castle and National Galleries

POST CARD

James Patrick

Early Postcard  -  Looking from the Scott Monument towards the National Galleries and Edinburgh Castle

POST CARD

Unidentified Publisher

Postcard  -  Castle Series  -  Edinburgh Castle and National Galleries

POST CARD

Castle Series

Postcard published by A Louis Reis & Co  -  View of Edinburgh Castle and the National Galleries from East Princes Street Gardens

POST CARD

A Louis Reis

Postcard by Valentine & Co  -  Edinburgh Castle and Galleries in winter

POST CARD

Valentine & Coe

Post Card  -  The Museum of Antiquities, now named the Royal Scottish Academy, Princes Street  -  Wrench Series

POST CARD

Wrench

Postcard in the "Best of All" series by J B White of Dundee  -  Edinburgh Castle and the National Gallery of Scotland  -  framed in a Royal Stewart tartan border

POST CARD

J B White

Postcard in P W & M Vello Series  -  National Galleries and Edinburgh Castle

POST CARD

PWM Vello Series

Postcard published by WH Berlin, with many small cut-out windows and moon, to be held up to the light   -  Edinburgh Castle and Scott Monument

Postcard published by WH Berlin, with many small cut-out windows and moon, showing the effect when held up to the light   -  Edinburgh Castle and Scott Monument

POST CARD

W H Series

Postcard published by WH Berlin, with many small cut-out windows and moon, to be held up to the light   -  The National Galleries

Postcard published by WH Berlin, with many small cut-out windows and moon, showing the effect when held up to the light   -  The National Galleries

POST CARD

W H Series

J M Postcard  -  Caledonia Series  -  View from Edinburgh Castle

POST CARD

JM Caledonia Series

Postcard by Valentine  -  Princes Street, looking east  -  Cable car, cycles and pedestrians in Princes Street

POST CARD

Valentine Series

Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -    Looking to the south-west, across Princes Street towards the National Galleries and Edinburgh Castle on Castle Hill      The back of a postcard by an unidentified publisher  -    Looking to the south-west, across Princes Street towards the National Galleries and Edinburgh Castle on Castle Hill

POST CARD

Unidentified Publisher

Raphael Tuck "Oilette" postcard  -  Castle and National Galleries

POST CARD

Tuck's "Oilette"

 

Early Photos

Alex Ayton Glass Plate  -  National Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh

Around 1890?

Edinburgh Castle and National Gallery

 

Boys' Brigade Rest Huts
Catering for troops passing through Edinburgh

World War I

Boys' Brigade Rest Huts at the Foot of the Mound during World War 1

Looking to the SW

BB Rest Huts, National Gallery of Scotland

Boys' Brigade Rest Huts at the Foot of the Mound during World War i

Looking to the west

BB Rest Huts, National Galleries, Castle

Boys' Brigade Rest Huts at the Foot of the Mound during World War i

Looking to the north

National Gallery of Scotland and BB Rest Huts

Boys' Brigade Rest Huts at the Foot of the Mound during World War i

Interior

Boys' Brigade Rest Hut at The Mound

 

Charabancs

22 May 1921

Charabancs at the National Galleries at the Foot of the Mound

Charabancs

Charabancs at the National Galleries at the Foot of the Mound  -  close-up

Charabancs (close-up)

 

Engravings

1829

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'

The Royal Institution

and Rotunda from Ramsay Garden

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  The Royal Institution from Princes Street

The Royal Institution

from Princes Street

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  The Royal Institution in Princes Street

The Royal Institution

from Hanover Street

 

Engravings

1852-59

Engraving of The Royal Institution  -  published 1852-59 in Pictorial History of Scotland,  by James Taylor

The Royal Institution

 

Engravings

1860s

Engravings in Views of Edinburgh and its Vicinity, published by Banks & Co.  -  Edinburgh Castle, the National Gallery and the Free Church College

Published 1860s

Edinburgh Castle
National Galleries +
Free Church College

 

Engravings - Old & New Edinburgh - 1890

Engraving in 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The Royal Institution  -  without the statue of Queen Victoria

The Royal Institution

without Queen Victoria

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The Royal Institution in Princes Street  -  including Queen Victoria's statue

The Royal Institution

including Queen Victoria

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The National Gallery

The National Gallery

behind the Royal Institution

 

Stereo Views

Stereo view by an unidentified photographer  -  National Gallery     Stereo view by an unidentified photographer  -  National Gallery 

Stereo view by an unidentified photographer  -  National Galleries and the Free Church of Scotland      The back of a stereo view by an unidentified photographer  -  National Galleries and the Free Church of Scotland 

 

The National Galleries

Springtime

The National Gallery of Scotland from the foot of Playfair Steps

National Gallery of Scotland

view from the foot of Playfair Steps

The National Gallery of Scotland from East Princes Street Gardens 

National Gallery of Scotland

view from East Princes Street Gardens

from the south side of the railway line

     

The Playfair Project

Proposed Link between the National Galleries  -  Artists' Impressions

Artist's Impression of a Proposed new entrance to the National Galleries of Scotland  

Artist's Impression

The new entrance

view from the Scott Monument

Aristi's impression of the proosed link between the Royal Scottish Academy and the National Gallery of Scotland

Artist's Impression

The underground link

looking from the south

 

The Playfair Project

Photographs 2002-03

Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  May 2002  -  The Royal Scottish Academy and Edinburgh Castle

Preparation - May 2002

Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  May 2002  -  The Royal Scottish Academy undergoing restoration

Preparation - May 2002

The Royal Scottish Academy  -  Frontage facing on to Princes Street, draped in preparation for work on the Playfair Project

Preparation - August 2002

The National Galleries  -  Excavation work for the Playfair Project  -  August 2002

7 August 2002

The National Galleries  -  Excavation work for the Playfair Project  -  August 2002

7 August 2002

Bus linking the four Edinburgh galleries of the National Galleries of Scotland  -  20 September 2002

20 September 2002

The National Galleries  -  Excavation work for the Playfair Project  -  20 August 2002

20 August 2002

The National Galleries  -  Excavation work for the Playfair Project  -  20 August 2001

20 August 2002

The National Galleries  -  Excavation work for the Playfair Project  -  18 September 2002

18 September 2002

The National Galleries, seen from East Princes Street Gardens  -  Building work for the Playfair Project

8 April 2003

The National Galleries, seen from East Princes Street Gardens  -  April 2003

8 April 2003

The National Galleries of Scotland  -  Construction work for the Playfair Project

8 April 2003

The National Galleries  -  Construction work for the Playfair Project  -  8 April 2003

8 April 2003

The National Galleries  -  Construction work for the Playfair Project  -  8 April 2003

8 April 2003

The National Galleries  -  newly re-covered ground betweent the two Galleries at the Foot of the Mound  - April 2003

8 April 2003

 

The Edinburgh Festival

August 2003

Crowds gather outside the Royal Scottish Academy in Princes Street to watch the Edinburgh Festival Cavalcade on 3 August 2003

Cavalcade Spectators

National Gallery

The Royal Scottish Academy re-opens with its Monet exhibition  -  August 2003

The Gallery Opens again

National Gallery

 

Edinburgh CowParade

May to July 2006

Edinburgh Cow Parade  -  2006  -  The National Galleries

The National Galleries

Edinburgh Cow Parade  -  2006  -  The National Galleries

The National Galleries

Edinburgh Cow Parade  -  2006  -  The National Galleries

The National Galleries

 

 

Red Lighting for Exhibition at Royal Scottish Academy

January 2007

Royal Scottish Academy -  4.30pm on January 9, 2007

View from Hanover Street

The Royal Scottish Academy and Princes Street

Royal Scottish Academy
and Princes Street

The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh Castle and shoppers in Princes Street

Royal Scottish Academy
and Edinburgh Castle

The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh Castle and shoppers in Princes Street

Royal Scottish Academy
and Edinburgh Castle

 

Andy Warhol Exhibition

September 2007

Andy Warhol Exhibition at the National Gallery of Scotland, The Mound, Edinburgh  -  September 2007 

Andy Warhol Exhibition at the National Gallery of Scotland, The Mound, Edinburgh  -  September 2007

Andy Warhol Exhibition at the National Gallery of Scotland, The Mound, Edinburgh  -  September 2007

Andy Warhol Exhibition at the National Gallery of Scotland, The Mound, Edinburgh  -  September 2007

View from Hanover Street

 

Royal Scottish Academy

Christmas Eve 2009

Royal Scottish Academy  -  View from the top deck of a bus in Hanover Street, following a shower of snow

Colour

zoom-out

Sepia

zoom-in

 

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

2010

 

Five Galleries

Playfair Project and other National Galleries News

Maps of Edinburgh including the National Galleries.

  The National Galleries  -  1830 map

 

 

The National Galleries

Story

1840s      Earthen Mound      2 Galleries      4 Galleries     Future      Artists

Photography

Thumbnails     Future     Exhibitions

Exhibitions

1850s    1876    1890    1995

Art Manufactures 1856   1857   1861

Maps:

The Mound     6 small maps      1830      1840     1850     1860     1870     2001

 

 

 

EDINBURGH:   Street Views + Buildings + Around Edinburgh

BUILDINGS:   Canongate Church     Canongate Tolbooth      Castle      Free Church     GPO     Holyrood      John Knox      Maule's      Monuments    Galleries     Old Town       Royal High School      St Giles     St Mary's     Scott Monument    Schools + Hospitals     Looking down

 

 

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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