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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

 

James Ritchie & Son

Clocks and Watches

PLEASE scroll down this page to view all the thumbnail images
OR
click on one of the six links below to read brief comments about the topic.

1.  Repairing Clocks and Watches

2.  Repairing Public Clocks

3.  Clock Winder at Work

4 St Andrew's & St George's Church

5.  St Gile's Church

6.  St Stephen's Church

7.  Tolbooth St John's Church

 

1.

Repairing Clocks and Watches

Below the shop at Broughton Street

Ritchie watch and clock repairs below the shop at 54 Broughton Street - Broughton Street, Edinburgh

Bench and Young Worker

Ritchie watch and clock repairs below the shop at 54 Broughton Street

Worker with Loup

Ritchie watch and clock repairs below the shop at 54 Broughton Street

Bench and Workers

Ritchie watch and clock repairs below the shop at 54 Broughton Street

Bench

 

2.

Repairing Public Clocks

Clock works at Livingston

James Ritchie & Son  -  Repairing public clocks in the workshop at Livingston

Worker and Clock Dial

James Ritchie & Son  -  Repairing public clocks in the workshop at Livingston

Clock Parts, restored

James Ritchie & Son  -  Repairing public clocks in the workshop at Livingston

Clock Parts, restored

 

3.

Canongate Tolbooth

Canongate

Clock at Tolbooth St John's Church  - 1992

Clock Winder

 

4.

St Andrew's & St George's Church

George Street

The clock at St Andrew's  & St George's Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Clock

The Bell Ropes at St George's & St Andrew's Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Bell Ropes

The Bell Ropes at St George's & St Andrew's Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Bell Ropes:  zoom-in

The clockwinder, winding the clock at St ANdrew's & St George's Church

Clock Winding

 

Clock Winding

More pictures:  Tollbooth St Andrew's & St George's Church

 

5.

St Gile's Church

High Street

Ritchie - Clock Winder at work at St Gile's Church - 1992

Clock Winding

Ritchie - Clock Winder at work at St Gile's Church - 1992

Clock Winding

The Clock at St Giles Church in the High Street, Edinburgh

Clock

Bells in the tower of St Gile's Church in the High Street, Edinburgh - 1993

Bells in the Tower

Looking down the Royal Mile from the roof of St Gile's Church - 1992

Looking east down the Royal Mile

from the roof of St Gile's Church

Looking up the Royal Mile from the roof of St Gile's Church - 1992

Looking west up the Royal Mile

from the roof of St Gile's Church

More pictures:  St Gile's Church

 

6.

St Stephen's Church

St Vincent Street, Stockbridge

Looking north down St Vincent Street towards St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge - 1996 

The front of the church

The Bell Wheel, no longer in operation , in the tower of St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge

The Bell Wheel

St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge  -  Looking down inside the tower 

Looking down
inside the tower

The clock winder raises the weight for the clock at St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge 

Looking up
Raising the Weight

On the roof of St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge  -  looking up

On the church roof

looking up to the sky

View from the roof of St Stephen's Church, looking to the south towards Ediburgh Castle

On the church roof

looking south

towards Edinburgh Castle

Ritchie - Clock Winder at work at St Stephen's Church - 1993

The Clock

More pictures:  St Stephen's Church

 

7.

Tolbooth St John's Church

Castlehill

Also known as the Highland Church, built in 1842 as Assembly Hall (Victoria Hall)
 to house the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.  Now 'The Hub'

Clock at the Highland Tollbooth Church

Clock

Tolbooth St John's Church - 1993

The Old Church

  Ladder at Tolbooth St John's Church  - 1993

Ladder to the Clock

Colour

Ladder to the clock at the Highland Tollbooth Church, now 'The Hub'

Ladder to the Clock

Black + White

Ladder to the clock at the Highland Tollbooth Church, now 'The Hub'

Ladder to the Clock

Sepia

More pictures:  Tollbooth St John's Church

 

 

All Companies

Edinburgh at Work

   Photograph of people at work in Burton's Biscuit Factory  -  with 'Edinburgh at Work' title

Scotland at Work

   Carnoustie Castings

      

   

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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