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The Happy Carrot

Fruit & Veg

26 Raeburn Place, Stockbridge, Edinburgh

1992

The Happy Carrot, 26 Raeburn Plcce, Stockbridge  -  December 1992

  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                   Photo taken December 16, 1992

 

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    The Happy Carrot, 26 Raeburn Plcce, Stockbridge  -  December 1992

 

The Happy Carrot

Thank you to Bill Hall who wrote after seeing this photo of OA Goll's barber's shop at 28 Raeburn Place, Stockbridge, on the EdinPhoto web site.

O A Goll, Barber, 28 Raeburn Place, Stockbridge, Edinburgh

Bill told me that from 1990 until 1994 he had the fruit and veg shop next door, 'The Happy Carrot'.

1992

The photo at the top of this page was taken in December 1992.

Bill wrote

The Happy Carrot

"We sold Herbs, spices and fruit and veg.  The origin of the name was from the previous owner, John Anderson (?) .  He named it after a health food shop in the film 'The Sleeper' starring Woody Allen.  Woody played a jazz musician and owner of the Happy Carrot Health-Foodstore, living in Manhattan in 1973.

Music

The shop had originally been a house and was split off from the main house which was at the back of the tenement.  The classical violinist Leonard Friedman, lived in this flat.  At night, when the shop was closed, I could hear Leonard practicing with a piano accompanying him.

Concert

A highlight, around the early 1990s, was a concert given by Leonard and Aly Bain, who lived in Stockbridge too.  The concert was in the halls in Hamilton Place.  Leonard had to learn a Shetland air and Aly had to learn a classical piece.  It was a great night.  I have great memories of a great community.

 

1994

Here is a photo of 26 Raeburn Place, taken about 18 months later,  in May 1994.

Gourmet Pasta, 26 Raeburn Plcce, Stockbridge  -  May 1994

 

Stockbridge

Around Edinburgh

   

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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

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