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Valentine

These are the Edinburgh cards that I have found, published approx.

1920 to 1939

Art Colour,    Bromotype,    Bromotone,    Carbo Colour,    Carbotone,    Carbotype,
Colourtone    Etching,    Photo-Brown,    Photogravure,    Silveresque,    Valesque,    Published by Others,    XL,    Greetings,    Printed in GB,    Globes,    Globes + V 

  

1.

VALENTINE  -  1920s  + 1940s to 1950s

"Art Colour" Postcards

Coloured views WITHOUT tartan borders

NO.

TITLE

ARTIST

POSTED

A55

Princes Street, West, Edinburgh

WHS?

c.1920s

See the list of Valentine cards 1940 to 1960s for many more ''Art Colour' cards.

 

2.

VALENTINE  -  1920s

"Bromotype" Series

   Postcard by Valentine  -  Looking to the east along Princes Street from Frederick Street  -  black & white

Black & White

NO.

TITLE

POSTED

90132

Princes Street looking East, Edinburgh

-

 

3.

VALENTINE  -  1920s

"Bromotone" Series

Valentine Postcard  -  Boating, Portobello Beach

Black & White

NO.

TITLE

POSTED

209252

Boating, Portobello Beach

1933

38169

Calton Hill, Edinburgh

1929

90131

Princes Street from the West End, Edinburgh

-

 

4.

VALENTINE  -  1930s

"Carbo Colour" Postcards

   Valentine Postcard  -  View to the east along Princes Street, from an upper floor on Princes Street, close to its junction with Frederick Street

Colour with tartan surrounds

NO.

TITLE

SURROUND

POSTED

03394

Edinburgh Castle and Ross Fountain

Fraser tartan 1939

11896

Forth Bridge

[none] -

41226

Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street

MacGregor tartan -

202057

Edinburgh Castle and National Gallery

Robertson tartan 1938

204697

Scottish National War Memorial,
Edinburgh Castle

Hunting Stewart tartan 1938

217293

Princes Street, Edinburgh

[none] 1943

 

5.

VALENTINE  -  1920s

"Carbotone" Series

    Postcard by Valentine  -  Looking to the east along Princes Street from Frederick Street  -  sepia

Sepia

NO.

TITLE

POSTED

-

Calton Hill, Edinburgh

-

50952

Edinburgh from the Castle

-

90131

Princes Street from the West End, Edinburgh

-

90132

Princes Street, Looking East, Edinburgh

-

 

6.

VALENTINE  -  1930s

"Carbotype" Postcard

Black & White

NO.

TITLE

POSTED

102057?

Edinburgh - The Castle and National Gallery

1939

 

7.

VALENTINE  -  1930s

"Colourtone" Postcard

    Postcard by Valentine  -  Looking to the east along Princes Street from Frederick Street  -  coloured  -  back of blue car  -  with Hunting Stewart tartan surround car

Colour

NO.

TITLE

POSTED

84394

Portobello Promenade - [rough sea]

-

90132

Princes Street looking East, Edinburgh

-

90132

Princes Street looking East, Edinburgh (Hunting Stewart tartan)

-

 

8.

VALENTINE  -  1920s

Etching Series

Brown & White

NO.

TITLE

ETCHING BY

POSTED

-

Huntly House, Edinburgh

-

-

 

9.

VALENTINE  -  1920s

Reproduced from an Etching

Black & White

NO.

TITLE

ETCHING BY

POSTED

-

Princes Street looking East, Edinburgh

C G L Philips 1934

 

10.

VALENTINE  -  1920s to 1930s

"Photo-Brown" Postcards

    Valentine Postcard  -  View to the east along Princes Street, from Frederick Street  -  sepia

Sepia

NO.

TITLE

POSTED

11209

St Margaret's Chapel, Edinburgh Castle

-

13624

Edinburgh Castle from Cannon Ball House

1929

13624

Edinburgh Castle

1929

38169

Calton Hill, Edinburgh (includes coach and gravestones)

-

38169

Calton Hill, Edinburgh (excludes coach and gravestones)

-

89477

Princes Street looking West, Edinburgh

-

89477

Princes Street looking West

-

206579

Edinburgh Castle and Scottish National War Memorial

-

208853

Edinburgh Castle, Changing the Guard

1934

210603

Edinburgh Castle, Changing the Guard

-

211334

Edinburgh Princes Street

1935

216363

Princes Street from the West End, Edinburgh

1944

A6175

Princes Street looking West, Edinburgh

-

Negative 13624 has been used twice (same picture both times, but different titles).
Negative 38169 has been used on two different postcards (different framing for each).
Negative 89477 has been used twice (different typeface and titles, one darker than the other).

 

11.

VALENTINE  -  1920s to 1930s

"Photo-gravure" Postcards

Valentine Postcard  -  View to the east along Princes Street, from the foot of the Mound  -  1923  -  Photogravure

Sepia

NO.

TITLE

POSTED

90905

Princes Street, Edinburgh, looking East

-

90907

Edinburgh Castle and National Gallery

-

90908

Edinburgh Castle and Ross Fountain

-

90909

Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh

-

A8444

Princes Street Gardens (BACK: Photogravure Design 2113)

-

 

12.

VALENTINE  -  1930s

"Silveresque" Postcards

Black & White

NO.

TITLE

POSTED

11837

The Forth Bridge

1937

211023

The Ponies, Portobello Beach

1938

41226

The Castle and Princes Street, Edinburgh

 

289

The Palace of Holyrood, Edinburgh

1958

211334

Princes Street, Edinburgh

1943

203908

Scottish American War Memorial, West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

 

216363

Princes Street from the West End, Edinburgh

 

 

13.

VALENTINE  -  1920s

"Valesque" Series

Colour

NO.

TITLE

POSTED

0231

Edinburgh Castle from the Esplanade

-

-

Princes Street from the West End

-

38169

Calton Hill, Edinburgh

1931

66187

Floral Clock, West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

1927

90132

Princes Street looking East, Edinburgh

-

95834

Scott Monument, East Princes Street Gardens

-

See the list of Valentine cards 1940 to 1960s for more 'Valesque' cards

 

14.

VALENTINE  -  1920s?

coloured Valentine views

Cards published by others

Anderson, The Arcade, 105 Princes Street, Edinburgh

CARD NO.

TITLE

STYLE

POSTED

A55

Princes Street, West Edinburgh

  -
A62

Edinburgh Castle and National Gallery of Scotland 

colour -
76476

Argyle Tower, Edinburgh Castle 

sepia  

 

15.

VALENTINE  -  1900s to 1910s

XL Series  -  Real Photo Cards

Sepia

Portobello Esplanade and Sands  -  A Valentine Postcard ,1913

NO.

TITLE

POSTED

76042

Esplanade and Sands, Looking to Joppa, Portobello

1925

90131

Princes Street from West End, Edinburgh

-

 

16.

VALENTINE  -  1920s

sepia Valentine views

Cards with Greetings

CARD NO.

TITLE

GREETING

POSTED

05594 Edinburgh Castle and Ross Fountain A Happy New Year 1924

See the list of Valentine cards 1896 to 1919 for more 'Cards with Greetings'.

 

17.

VALENTINE  -  1920s

Valentine Series

'PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN'

 on the back of the card, UPPER CENTRE

CARD NO.

TITLE

STYLE

POSTED

94444 Edinburgh from Inverleith Park Sepia 1927

See the list of Valentine cards 1896 to 1919 for many more 'PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN' cards.

 

18.

VALENTINE  -  1930s

V

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POST CARD

CARD NO.

TITLE

STYLE

POSTED

11837 Forth Bridge Sepia -
38169 Calton Hill, Edinburgh Sepia -
41226 Princes Street, Looking East, Edinburgh Colour -
89476 Princes Street, Looking East, Edinburgh Colour 1932
90132 Princes Street, Looking East, Edinburgh Sepia -
206879 Edinburgh Castle and Scottish National War Memorial
 
from the Esplanade
Sepia 1930
208603 Forth Bridge Sepia 1930

 

19.

VALENTINE  -  1930s

Valentine's

FAMOUS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD

2 HALF-GLOBES  -  STRAIGHT writing

CARD NO.

TITLE

STYLE

POSTED

A378 Edinburgh from Calton Hill [SOLD BY Anderson's] Colour -
A646 The Forth Bridge, bus and Ferry Boat Sepia -
A648 Forth Bridge and Ferry Boat "Robert the Bruce",
South Queensferry (220)
Sepia 1935
A3428 Princes Street from the West End, Edinburgh
+ white heather and tartan ribbon "A Wee Bit Scotch from EDINBURGH"
Sepia + Colour -
A3769 Portobello Bathing Pool Sepia 1936
A4125 Portobello Bathing Pool Sepia 1936
A4127 Portobello Bathing Pool Sepia + Colour 1936
A3459 Princes Street from the West End, Colour -
B9477 Princes Street, Looking West, Edinburgh (40) Sepia 1934
C595 Castle and Scott Monument, Edinburgh (55) Sepia -
C971 "Getting the Wind Up"  - Waverley Steps, Edinburgh Sepia 1936
223 The Chapel Nave, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh    (33-2 in stamp box) Sepia -
11637 The Forth Bridge + cost, size, etc. Black + white -
204697 Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle
(31-1 in stamp box)
Sepia -
208853 Edinburgh Castle, Changing the Guards (47) Sepia 1936
208853 Edinburgh Castle, Changing the Guards
(32-1 in stamp box)
Sepia 1936
208853 Changing the Guard, Edinburgh Castle Sepia 1936
212295 Edinburgh from the Castle Sepia 1934
216363 Princes Street from the West End, Sepia 1936
216651 Floodlighting of Edinburgh Castle
from the National Gallery   
(32-2 in stamp box)
Black & White 1934
217295 Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street
(37-1 in stamp box)
Sepia -
220773 St Anthony's Chapel and Summit of Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh    (36-2 in stamp box) Sepia -
221040 The Docks, Leith (No 7) Sepia -
221042

Shore and Inner Harbour, Leith (No 9)

Sepia -
221042

Entrance Pier, Leith (No 10)

I've seen this postcard, but it is not in my collection

Sepia -
221058 St Margaret's Loch and Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh (76)
(36-2 in stamp box)
Sepia -

 

20.

VALENTINE  -  1930s

Valentine's

NO ADDRESS

Logo:  2 HALF-GLOBES  and a 'V'

'FAMOUS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD'

written EITHER above and below the log OR through the logo

STAMP BOXES:

-  Some have empty stamp boxes.

-  Some have numbered stamp boxes.  e.g.37-2 at top of the box or bottom of the box.

-  Some have a 'PENNY STAMP' message in the stamp box, followed by letter 'B' or 'C'.

CARD NO.

TITLE

STYLE

POSTED

- St Giles (interior) - Memorial Tablet to R L Stevenson Sepia -
A81 Waterloo Place and Princes Street, Edinburgh Sepia 1939
A5330 Floodlighting Edinburgh Castle and Ross Fountain
(37-2 in stamp box)
Black & White 1937
A5336 Floodlighting of Edinburgh, as seen from Calton Hill Black & White -
B4759 The Palace of Holyroodhouse from the air
(39-1 in stamp box)
Sepia -
223 The Chapel Nave, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh    (39-2 in stamp box) Sepia 1942
37443 The Harbour, Leith (No 5) Sepia -
90907 Edinburgh Castle and National Gallery Sepia 1942
200992 Greetings from Edinburgh:
Flying Scotsman + 5 small views:  Edinburgh Castle, Forth Bridge, St Giles Cathedral, Princes Street, Holyrood Palace
Sepia 1939
206821 The Old Town and Arthur's Seat from the Castle Sepia -
208853 Changing the Guard, Edinburgh Castle Sepia -
211334 Princes Street, Edinburgh Sepia 1939
211984 Holyrood Palace:  3 views and story on front of card.
Exterior, Interior, Mary Queen of Scots]
Sepia -
216363 West End, Princes Street, Edinburgh Sepia -
216836 Floodlighting of Edinburgh Castle
from Greyfriars' Churchyard    
(37-2 in stamp box)
Black & White -
217291 Edinburgh Castle from Greyfriars Sepia -
217293 Princes Street, National Gallery and Bank of Scotland
(39-2 in stamp box)
Sepia -
219609 Old Edinburgh:  8 views
(38-1 in stamp box)
Sepia -
221041 Imperial Dock, Leith (No 8)
See also the list above for more photos in this series.
Sepia -
222355 The Castle and Princes Street, Edinburgh Sepia 1939

 

 

Valentine's Postcards

Company History

Dates of Negatives  Thumbnails

Published 1896-1919

Published 1920-1939 Published 1940-1960s

 

 

 Postcard Views

PUBLISHERS:  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  XYZ  ?

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THUMBNAILS:  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  XYZ  ?

Index

FULL INDEX:   Portraits,  History,  Stamps,  Messages on Postcards,  Postcards of Scotland,  etc.

  

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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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