Cowgate

Looking through one of the arches of

South Bridge, towards Grassmarket

April 2004

Looking to the west down Cowgate

Looking to the west along Cowgate, and through one of the arches of South Bridge, towards the Grassmarket, around 1970

  Martin Stoggell, Texas, USA                                                                                                                Photograph taken:  April 2004

 

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 Looking to the west along Cowgate, and through one of the arches of South Bridge, towards the Grassmarket, 2004

2004

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   Looking to the west along Cowgate, and through one of the arches of South Bridge, towards the Grassmarket, around 1970

c.1970

 

Cowgate

This view looks looks to the west down the Cowgate and through one of the arches of South Bridge, towards the Grassmarket.  The posters on the south side of the Cowgate just beyond the arch are on the site of the buildings that were destroyed in the Edinburgh Old Town Fire

The 2004 photo was taken by Martin Stoggell for comparison with this photo which he took around 1970.

   Looking to the west along Cowgate, and through one of the arches of South Bridge, towards the Grassmarket, around 1970

In both photos above, one of the arches of George IV Bridge, the next crossing of Cowgate to the west, can be seen in the distance.

Acknowledgement:  Martin Stoggell, who lives beside a swamp in Texas, USA: January 17 + 18, 2011

 

 

 

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