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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

 

Engravings from the book 'Old & New Edinburgh'

The Royal Mile

 

Street names in The Royal Mile

The Royal Mile runs from Edinburgh Castle on top of Castle Hill, down the ridge to Holyrood Palace, about a mile to the east.  

The street has several names.  They are, travelling down the hill from the castle:

-  Castle Hill   -  a narrow street, from the Castle Esplanade past the Camera Obscura 

-  Lawnmarket  -  continuing down the hill past George IV Bridge.

-  High Street  -  from St Giles Cathedral and past North & South Bridge

-  Canongate - through the old borough of Canongate past Canongate Tolbooth.

Please scroll down to see some engravings of the Royal Mile, published in 1890.

 

Castle Hill

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Edinburgh from the King's Bastion at the Castle  -  1825

View from the Castle

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Castle Hill

Looking down Castle Hill

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Assembly Hall

Looking up Castle Hill

 

Lawnmarket

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The Lawnmarket

Lawnmarket and St Giles Cathedral

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Gladstone's Land

Gladstone's Land

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The Heart of Midlothian

The Heart of Midlothian

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The Old Tolbooth

The Old Tolbooth beside St Giles

 

High Street

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

The Royal Exchange

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Allan Ramsay's House in the Royal Mile

Allan Ramsay's House

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  John Knox House

John Knox House

The Guard-House and the Black Turnpike in the Royal Mile, Edinburgh

Guard-House and Black Turnpike

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh  -  Parliament House in Parliamnet Square

Parliament House, Parliament Square

Marshall Wane  -  Postcard of an exhibit in the1886 Exhibition  -  Edinburgh Old Town, Black Turnpike

Reconstruction - 1886 Exhibition

Black Turnpike

 

Canongate

Engraving in 'Old & New Edinburgh  -  The Canongate Tolbooth

Canongate Tolbooth

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  Huntly House in the Canongate  -  front of building

Huntly House

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The Nether Bow

Nether Bow Port

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Canongate Tolbooth

Moray House

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The Nether Bow

Nether Bow Port

Marshall Wane  -  Postcard of an exhibit in the1886 Exhibition  -  Edinburgh Old Town, Nether Bow

Reconstruction - 1886 Exhibition

Nether Bow

 

Royal Mile Closes

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Stamp Office Close

Stamp Office Close

Engraving in 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  White Horse Inn

White Horse Inn

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Advocate's Close

Advocate's Close

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh  -  Fleshmarket Close

Fleshmarket Close

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Huntly House, as seen from Bakehouse Close

Bakehouse Close

Huntly House

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Ballantyne's Close, Grassmarket  -  1850

Ballantyne's Close

Grassmarket

 

 

Engravings

Thumbnail images

Edinburgh Old Town

The Royal Mile

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh New Town

Distant Views of Edinburgh

Around Edinburgh - North + East

Around Edinburgh - West + South

Churches

Schools

 Leith

 

More pages on engravings

Background reading ...    Engravings  and Engravers

Engravings in Books ...    Index

Modern Athens  - 1829

Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books

Old & New Edinburgh  - 1890

Other

 

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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