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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.

 

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

 

The Mound

Please click here to see description of  The Mound

 

Engravings

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'

Modern Athens - 1829

The Rotunda

and National Galleries

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  The Mound from  the roof of the Royal Institurion

Old & New Edinburgh - 1890

The Mound

from Royal Institution roof

 

Stereo Views

Underwood & Underwood

Stereo View looking down the Mound towards Princes Street and the National Galleries  -  Underwood & Underwood

Description on the back of a Stereo View, looking down the Mound towards Princes Street and the National Galleries  -  Underwood & Underwood Description on the back of a Stereo View, looking down the Mound towards Princes Street and the National Galleries  -  Underwood & Underwood 

Looking down the Mound

towards Princes Street and Galleries

G W Wilson

GW Wilson stereo card  -  Assembly Hall, etc. from Princes Street

The back of a stereo view by GW Wilson  -  -  Assembly Hall, etc. from Princes Street

Looking up the Mound

towards the Assembly Hall etc.

 

Post Cards

Postcard from an unidentified publisher  -  Looking up the Mound from Princes Street in the 1920s

POST CARD

Foot of the Mound - 1920s

 

Old Photos

Edinburgh Social History Photographs  -  Gathering at the foot of The Mound  -  A crowd gathered round a clergyman

Gathering at the
Foot of The Mound

Magistrates await
the Masons' Procession

1896

 

Photos

1950s and 1960s

Trams and other vehicles in Princes Street at the foot of the Mound

1950s

Princes Street - Foot of The Mound

 Last trams up The Mound  -  1956

1956

Last Trams up the Mound

Looking up the Mound  -  late-1950s?

Late-1950s?

Looking up the Mound

 downup the Mound - around 1960?

Around 1960

Looking down the Mound

 

Photos  -  May 2002

Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  May 2002  -  The Queen's Coach parked outside Assembly Hall, the Mound

Royal Visit

Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  May 2002  -  The Queen's Coach driving up the Royal Mile en route from Assembly Hall to Holyrood

Royal Visit

 

Photos  -  December 2005

Edinburgh, Christmas 2005  -  Looking up the Mound towards the Christmas Tree.  The Church of Scotland's Assembly Halls are in the background.

Christmas Tree

Edinburgh, Christmas 2005  -  Looking towards the Christmas Tree on the Mound, with Ramsay Garden and Edinburgh Castle in the background.

Castle and Christmas Tree

Torchlight Procession to mark the start of Edinburgh's New Year Celebrations  -  29 December 2005

Torchlight Procession

Torchlight Procession to mark the start of Edinburgh's New Year Celebrations  -  29 December 2005

Torchlight Procession

Torchlight Procession to mark the start of Edinburgh's New Year Celebrations  -  29 December 2005

Torchlight Procession

Torchlight Procession to mark the start of Edinburgh's New Year Celebrations  -  29 December 2005

Torchlight Procession

 

Photos  -  November 2010

Christmas Tree on the Mound  -  November 2010

Christmas Tree

 

Photos  -  July 2011

Loking down the Mound  to National Galleries beneath a Summer Sky

National Galleries + Sky

Looking across the Mound  -  Posters and West Princes Street Gardens

West Princes Street Gardens + Posters

 

Photos  -  July 2012

Olympic Rings

The First Six Photos

PLEASE click on a thumbnail image below.  The first 6 images below are on the same page.

OR click here to see: small photos (640 pixels wide) or  larger photos (1,400 pixels wide).

Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

The Next Three Photos

PLEASE click on a thumbnail image below.  All 3 panoramic images  are on the same page.

OR click here to see: small (640 pixels) or  medium (1024 pixels) or large photos (2,048 pixels).

    Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

   Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012
    Olympic Rings on The Mound  -  July 2012

 

Photos  -  August 2012

Paralympic Symbol

Symbol for the 2012 Paralympic Games  -  The Mound, Edinburgh

Symbol for the 2012 Paralympic Games  -  The Mound, Edinburgh

Symbol for the 2012 Paralympic Games  -  The Mound, Edinburgh

Symbol for the 2012 Paralympic Games  -  The Mound, Edinburgh

 

 

Full Index

Views of Edinburgh

Princes Street views:
 Looking E         Looking W         Looking N + NE        Looking S

from Calton Hill        Preparing for the Trams        Princes Street Gardens

Other street views:
 Grassmarket         George Street          High Street        High Street closes        Leith Street
Lothian Road       North Bridge       Saint James Sq       
Waverley Bridge       More Streets

 

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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