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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

 

Princes Street

Looking East from

Scott Monument

and a few views of East Princes Street Gardens

 

Postcards

Princes Street  -  looking east from the Scott Monument  -  Post card by Alex G Anderson

Alex G Anderson

Postcard of Princes Street, looking east from the Scott Monument towards the Balmoral Hotel, in the style of an oil painting

Publisher not known

Patrick Thomson postcard  -  Princes Street  -  looking east

Patrick Thomson Publisher

Valentine's Postcard  -  Moonlight Series  -  The East End of Princes Street and the North British Hotel  -  Colour

Valentine

Postcard  -  M Wane & Co  - Princes Street and North British Hotel

Marshall Wane

'National Series' post card  -  Princes Street and the North British Railway Hotel

National Series

The back of a Valentine's Postcard  -  Moonlight Series  -  The East End of Princes Street and the North British Hotel  -  Colour

Valentine

Valentine's Postcard  -  Moonlight Series  -  The East End of Princes Street and the North British Hotel  -  black + white

Valentine

Valentine postcard    Looking to the east along Princes Street from the Scott Monument  -  1936

1933

Valentine

Hartmann Postcard  -  Princes Street Looking East  -  Moonlight effect

Hartmann

Postcard in the "Best of All" series by J B White Ltd, Dundee  -  Princes Street looking east towards theNorth British Hotel  -  framed by a Buchanan tartan

J B  White

Raphael Tuck "Oilette" postcard  -  Castle and National Galleries

Tuck's "Oilette"

 

Old Photos

Photograph by G W Wilson  -  Looking to the east along Princes Street from the Scott Monument

PHOTO - Around 1960s?

George Washington Wilson

Looking East from the Scott Monument - Photograph by Begbie

PHOTO - Late 1850s

Thomas Vernon Begbie

View towards Calton Hill from the Scott Monument - Photograph by Begbie  

PHOTO - Late-1850s

Thomas Vernon Begbie

Photograph by an unidentified photographer  -  Waverley from the Scott Monument, 1890s

19th CENTURY PHOTOGRAPH

Unidentified Photographer

Princes Street  -  Looking east from the Scott Monument  -  1912

PHOTO - 1912

Inglis

Princes Street  -  Looking east from the Scott Monument  -  1920

PHOTO - 1920

Inglis

Princes Street  -  Looking east from the Scott Monument  -  c.1930

PHOTO - 1930

Inglis

Looking east along Princes Street from the Scott Monument - 1936

PHOTO - 1936

View towards Calton Hill from the Scott Monument - Photograph by John Forbes Wilson  -  Summer 1950

PHOTO - 1950

John Wilson

 

Recent Photos

 

2002

Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  December 2002  -  The Big Wheel and Princes Street traffic

 

August 2009

View from the Scott Monument, looking east  -  August 2009

View from the Scott Monument, looking east  -  August 2009

View from the Scott Monument, looking east  -  August 2009

View from the Scott Monument, looking east  -  August 2009

 

November 2010

View from the Scott Monument  -  November 2010

View from the Scott Monument  -  November 2010

View from the Scott Monument  -  November 2010

View from the Scott Monument  -  November 2010

View from the Scott Monument  -  November 2010

 

December 2011

Princes Street - Helter Skelter - December 2011

22 December - 3.50 pm

Helter Skelter

Edinburgh Wheel and Scott Monument - December 2011

22 December - 4.00 pm

Edinburgh Wheel

Princes Street - Helter Skelter - December 2011

22 December - 4.10 pm

Helter Skelter

Princes Street - Helter Skelter and Wave Swinger  -  December 2011

22 December - 4.15 pm

Helter Skelter + Wave Swinger

Edinburgh Wheel and Scott Monument - December 2011

Christmas Eve - 3.53 pm

Edinburgh Wheel
rotating slowly

Edinburgh Wheel and Scott Monument - December 2011

Christmas Eve - 3.53 pm

Edinburgh Wheel
rotting full speed

Edinburgh Wheel and Scott Monument - December 2011

Christmas Eve - 3.55 pm

Edinburgh Wheel
stationary

Edinburgh Wheel and Scott Monument - December 2011

Christmas Eve - 3.58 pm

Edinburgh Wheel + Jenners +
Scott Monument + Balmoral

Princes Street - Helter Skelter and Wave Swinger  -  December 2011

22 December - 4.15 pm

Helter Skelter + Wave Swinger

Princes Street - Wave Swinger  -  December 2011

22 December - 4.10pm

Wave Swinger

Princes Street - Wave Swinger  -  December 2011

22 December - 4.10 pm

Wave Swinger

Princes Street - Wave Swinger  -  December 2011

22 December - 4.10 pm

Wave Swinger

Princes Street - Helter Skelter and Wave Swinger  -  December 2011

Christmas Eve - 4.15 pm

Helter Skelter + Wave Swinger

 

Princes Street views:

 Looking E         Looking W         Looking N + NE        Looking S

from Calton Hill        Preparing for the Trams        Princes Street Gardens

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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