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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

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Street Lighting Photos

Please scroll down this page, or click on one of the three links below.

1.

Streets + Districts

2.

Accidents + Installations

3.

Style of lamp post

 

1.

Streets and Districts

 

Canongate
part of
Edinburgh's Royal Mile

1959

Royal Mile

 

Comiston Road
near Fairmilehead

    Comiston Road near Fairmilehead -  Street lighting at night

1937

Zoom-out

    Comiston Road near Fairmilehead -  Street lighting at night

1937

Zoom-in

 

Dean Bridge
and streets nearby

    Clarenden Crescent  -  Lamp Post

2009

Clarendon Crescent

    Lamp Posts and bus on Dean Bridge  -  April 2010

2010

Dean Bridge

Lamp Posts on Dean Bridge  -  2011

2011

Dean Bridge

 

George Street

    George Street  -  Fluorescent Lights  -   Around 1958?

1958

George Street (East End)

    George Street  -  Fluorescent Lights  -  Early Sunday Morning, around 1958?

1958

George Street (West End)

 

Gilmerton Road

    Gilmerton Road  -  Street lighting at night

1937

Zoom-out

    Gilmerton Road  -  Street lighting at night

1937

Zoom-in

 

Granton Harbour
Lamp post from Alloa Foundry

1842

Middle Pier, Granton Harbour  -  Lamp Post base  

Photo  -  2004

Granton Middle Pier

Middle Pier, Granton Harbour  -  Lamp Post top

Photo  -  2004

Granton Middle Pier

Middle Pier, Granton Harbour  -  Lamp Post base  -  zoom-in

Photo  -  2004

Granton Middle Pier

Middle Pier, Granton Harbour  -  Lamp Post

Photo  -  2004

Granton Middle Pier

1842 lamp post at Middle Pier, Granton Harbour  -  photographed 2007

Photo  -  2004

Granton Middle Pier

 

Green Jenny's Close
Leith

    JCJ Kirk's Hairdressing Rooms, Green Jenny's Close, Giles Street, Leith  -  Demolished 1914

Demolished 1914

Green Jenny's Close, Giles Street

 

High Street

Old car parked outside restaurant at 49 Causewayside

Around 1890?

Old Gas Lamp

John Knox House, High Street, Edinbrurgh  -  Photograph by J Patrick

Around 1890?

Old Gas Lamp

High Street  -  looking to the east from the junction with South Bridge.  Street lights are mounted on the wall

Photo taken when?

Wall-mounted street lamps

High Street  -  looking to the east from the junction with South Bridge.  Street lights are mounted on the wall

Photo taken when?

Wall-mounted street lamps

 

Leith Walk
Leith

    Statue to Queen Victoria at the Foot of Leth Walk

'Fit o' the Walk'

Fluorescent Lanterns

 

Lothian Road

    Lamp Post in Lothian Road, outside the Usher Hall  -  late-1950s

late-1950s

Usher Hall

 

Lower Drawbridge
Leith

  Lower Drawbridge over the Water of Laith at The Shore, Leith  -  Removed 1910

Removed 1910

Lower Drawbridge, over Water of Leith

 

New Calton Cemetery

Old Lamp Post at New Calton Cemetery

Lamp Post

Old Lamp Post at New Calton Cemetery

Lamp Post

zoom-in

 

Newhaven

Looking west along East Trinity Road towards Laverockbank Road  -  June 1909  -  Road proposed to be widened.

1909

East Trinity Road

Newhaven Road  -  Proposed Road Widening, 1909

1909

Newhaven Road

 

North Bridge

    Lamp Posts on George IV Bridge - 2011

East Side of Bridge, looking south

Zoom-in to one of the Lamp Posts on George IV Bridge with Moon in the Backgroun - 2011

Zoom-in to Lamp Post + Moon

 

Princes Street

C&A Modes, Princes Street  -  Fire 1955, View from Waverley Bridge

1955

C&A Modes - Fire

Princes Street Lamp Posts in late-1950s  -  Moffat, Photographer and shops 

late-1950s

Moffat, Photographer

Princes Street Lamp Posts in late-1950s  -  Mackie's Shortbread and other shops 

late-1950s

Mackie's Shortbread

Princes Street Lamp Posts in late-1950s  -  Marcus Furs and other shops 

late-1950s

Marcus Furs

Princes Street Lamp Posts in late-1950s  -  Jenners and other shops 

late-1950s

Jenners

Princes Street Lamp Posts in late-1950s  -  Old Waverley Hotel and shops 

late-1950s

Old Waverley Hotel

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

Around 1860s?

Waverley Bridge and Lamp Post

   Register House at the East End of Princes Street  -  Photograph probably by James Valentine or George Washington Wilson

Lamp post  -  19th Century

East End

Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Princes Street, East End 

Lamp post  -  early 1900s

East End

Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Princes Street, East End

Lamp post  -  around 1920

East End

    Statue to Duke of Wellington and Lamp Posts outside Register House -  looking west

Looking west  -  2011

East End

    Statue to Duke of Wellington and Lamp Posts outside Register House, looking east

Looking east  -  2011

East End

 

St Andrew Square
and streets nearby

Lamp Post outside the side door of Jenners, South St David Street, Edinburgh

Photo - 2010

South St David Street

 

Sandport Street
Leith

 

    Lamp Post beside the Water of Leith at Sandport, Leith - October, 2010

Photo - 2010

Sandport Leith

    Lamp Post beside the Water of Leith at Sandport, Leith - October, 2010

Photo - 2010

Leith

    Photo from Bernard Street Bridge, Leith  -  Water of Leith frozen  -  Christmas Eve 2010

Photo - 2010

Sandport Leith

    Photo from Bernard Street Bridge, Leith  -  Water of Leith frozen  -  Christmas Eve 2010

Photo - 2010

Sandport Leith

    Photo from Bernard Street Bridge, Leith  -  Water of Leith frozen  -  Christmas Eve 2010

Photo - 2010

Sandport Leith

 

South Queensferry

  Ceremonial Lamp Posts outside the Lord Provost's home in Wellhead Close, South Queensferry, 2011

Wellhead Close  -  Lord Provost's home
Looking east

  Ceremonial Lamp Posts outside the Lord Provost's home in Wellhead Close, South Queensferry, 2011

Wellhead Close  -  Lord Provost's home
Looking NW

  The Two Birdges Hotel and Street Lamps, Newhalls Road, South Queensferry

Newhalls Road
The Two Bridges Hotel

  Lamp Post on East Terrace, above the shops on High Street, Queensferry

East Terrace
Above High Street, Queensferry

  Lamp Post at the east end of High Street, South Queensferry -  looking east  -  2011

High Street, Queensferry
Looking east

  Lamp Post and Forth Bridge, from High Street, Queensferry

Forth Bridge from High Street
Zoom-in

  Lamp Post and Forth Road Bridge, from High Street, Queensferry

Forth Road Bridge
from High Street

  Lamp Post and Forth Bridge, from High Street, Queensferry

Forth Road Bridge
from High Street

 

Tolbooth Wynd
Leith

J M Postcard  -  Leith, Tolbooth Wynd

Early 1900s

Tolbooth Wynd

 

Tower Place

Leith

   

At the Entrance to Leith Docks

 

2.

Accidents & Installations

Accident

Canongate

Fallen Lamp Post Accident  -  Where and When?

1946

Canongate  -  ATS lorry

Accident outside Queensberry House, Canongate on December 26, 1946

1946

Canongate  -  ATS lorry

 

Accident

Granton Road

Granton Road  -  Road Accident  -  Bus hits lamp post, 1974

1974

Bus and Lamp Post  -  zoom-in

Granton Road  -  Road Accident  -  Bus hits lamp post, 1974

1974

Bus and Lamp Post  -  zoom-out

 

Accident

Inverleith Row

Inverleith Row  -  Bus and Lamp Post Crash - 1948

1948

Bus and Lamp Post  -  zoom-in

Inverleith Row  -  Bus and Lamp Post Crash - 1948

1948

Bus and Lamp Post  -  zoom-out

 

Accident

Longstone Road

Longstone Road  -  Bus hits lamp post, 1956

1959-66

Longstone Road

 

Accident

North Bridge

North Bridge Lamp Post  - Road Accident, 1978  

1978

North Bridge

 

Accident

South Clerk Street

South Clerk Street  -  Lamp post accident, 1948

1948

South Clerk Street

 

Accident

Willowbrae Road

Willowbrae Road  -  Road Accident  -  Bus hits lamp post, 1964

1964

Willowbrae Road  -  bus

Willowbrae Road  -  Road Accident  -  Bus hits lamp post, 1964

1964

Willowbrae Road  -  bus

 

Installation

Where?

Installing a lamp post  -  Where and when?  -  Lamp post on the ground.

When?

Where?

 Installing a lamp post  -  Where and when?  -  Lamp post on the ground

When?

Where?

 

3.

Styles of Lamp Post

 

Lamp Post from Mackenzie & Moncur

MacKenzie & Moncur Catalogue - Street Lighting Standards, Brackets, etc. - 1937, Cover

Lamp standard No. 3 -  Bracket No. 7

    Lamp Post in Glenfinlas Street, New Town, Edinburgh

Photo  -  2009

Glenfinlas Street

    Lamp Post in Glenfinlas Street, New Town, Edinburgh  -  Detail

Photo  -  2009

Glenfinlas Street

 

Lamp Posts from Mackenzie & Moncur

Lamp standard with  Bracket No. 40  -  short bracket

Infirmary Street Lamp Post, 2009  -  zoom-in

Photo  -  2009

Infirmary Street

  

Infirmary Street Lamp Posts, 2009

Photo  -  2009

Infirmary Street

Infirmary Street Lamp Posts, 2009

Photo  -  2009

Infirmary Street

 

Lamp Post from Mackenzie & Moncur

Gas Lamp Column No. 101

Lamp Posts in Forth Street, Broughton, Edinburgh

2010

Forth Street

   

Lamp Posts in Forth Street, Broughton, Edinburgh

2010

Forth Street

Lamp Posts in Forth Street, Broughton, Edinburgh

2010

Forth Street

    Lamp Posts in Forth Street, Broughton, Edinburgh

2010

Forth Street

Two of these columns survive, in Forth Street.  One is located midway along the street outside the Radio Forth studios, the other is at the junction with Union Street.  I got some photos of these two relics in Summer, 2010.

Steven Oliver, Duns, Borders, Scotland:  January 4, 2011

 

Lamp Post from Mackenzie & Moncur

Wall Bracket No. 116  (variant)

   

Photo  -  2010

Maritime Street, Leith

 

Lamp Post from Mackenzie & Moncur

Street Lighting Standards for mounting on Walls  -  No. 207

    Randolph Lane  -  Lamp Standard mounted on a wall

2009

Randolph Lane

    Lamp Post in Glenfinlas Street, New Town, Edinburgh  -  Detail

Photo  -  2009

Glenfinlas Street

 

Lamp Posts with Slogans

Street Light with slogan, 1938.  Where was it?  How many others were there?

Photo  -  1938

(a)  Where is it?
(b)  Are there others similar?

 

Lamp Posts -  Detail

Where is it?  What others were there?

Tram and Lamp Post  -  Where and when?

Tram and Lamp Post
(a)  Where?    (b)  When?

 

Private and Commemorative Lamp Posts

Lamp Post in a garden on the corner of Greenbank Grove and Greenbank Road

Photo  -  2010?

Greenbank

 

Mackenzie & Moncur
Catalogue

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MacKenzie & Moncur
Catalogue Summary

Street Lighting
Questions

Street Furniture

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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