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Princes Street Shops

2010

74-77 Princes Street

Shops between Hanover Street and South Dt David Street

Princes Street Shops, Nos 74-77  -  Photo taken on the day of the Pope's visit to Edinburgh  -  September 16, 2010

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                      Photo taken:  September 16, 2010

 

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    Princes Street Shops, Nos 74-77  -  Photo taken on the day of the Pope's visit to Edinburgh  -  September 16, 2010

 

Princes Street Shops

View from the Centre of Princes Street

This is one of a series of photos that I took photo on September 16, 2010, the day that the Pope visited Edinburgh.  There was no traffic travelling along Princes Street, but the north side of the street and Princes Street Gardens  were 'out of bounds', so I took these photos looking up to the shops from the centre of the street.

The shops at these addresses have been (left to right):

 

2010

1970

1950

77

Fraser Hart
Beauty and Jewellery

Richards Shops
Clothing

 

76-77

Watches of Switzerland
Watches

Swears & Wells
Clothing (76)

The Fifty Shilling Tailors
Clothing

74-75

3 Store
Clothing

Paige
Gowns

Cadbury Bros
Chocolate (75)

 

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1.

David Bain

Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England

Thank you to David Bain who replied:

Brown Derby Restaurant

"In this photo, the white painted section on the first floor is what was the Brown Derby Restaurant."

Princes Street Shops, Nos 74-77  -  Photo taken on the day of the Pope's visit to Edinburgh  -  September 16, 2010 "

David Bain, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England:  September 20, 2010

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2.

Bryan Gourlay

Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Thank you to Brian Gourlay who replied, saying:

Brown Derby Restaurant

"This picture gives an excellent view of the Brown Derby Restaurant.

Princes Street Shops, Nos 74-77  -  Photo taken on the day of the Pope's visit to Edinburgh  -  September 16, 2010 "

It was on the first floor above Fraser Hart"

Bryan Gourley, Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland

 

Princes Street Shops

Papal Visit to Edinburgh, 2010

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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.

 

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