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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

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Edinburgh

Entertainment

1842

The Adverts below were all taken from the Caledonian Mercury, 1842

3 Jan

Edinburgh Zoological Gardens

Half price:  Admission 6d.  Children 3d.

6 Jan

Gordon's British Diorama

Further details

8 Jan

A Model of The Battle of Waterloo

is on view at 97 George Street, on a scale of about nine feet to the mile and gives a complete and most vivid representation of the scene of action and of the critical and well fought battle which has bestowed a universal celebrity on the plain of Waterloo.

Admission 1s 0d,      Children 6d.

10 Jan

The Edinburgh Society of Artists -  5th Annual Exhibition

At 8 South St David Street.
Evening Exhibition, lighted with gas 7 to 10:

Admission 1s 0d,   Catalogues 6d,    Season Tickets  3s 6d,    Evening  6d.

5 Feb

The Royal Scottish Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture 16th Annual Exhibition for the Work of Living Artists

will open at the Galleries, Royal Institution on Saturday 12 February
By Order of the Council:  D O Hill, Secretary

Admission, one shilling.       Catalogues, sixpence

5 Mar

Association for the Purchase of British Engravings

The object of the Society is to cultivate a taste for the Fine Arts, and to encourage native talent by the Distribution among its Members of engravings ...

Subscription 5s

9 Jun

Fire Works at Warriston Park

Mr Douglas begs to announce that the SECOND GRAND DISPLAY will take place on SATURDAY NEXT the 11th June when a number of Magnificent Additions will be brought forward for the first time on the occasion, including a GOTHIC ARCH of FIRE of dazzling splendour ...

Admission  1s 0d,     Children  6d.

30 Jul

Miss Adelaide Kemble's Morning Concert

will take place in the ASSEMBLY ROOMS at half past one o'clock

Tickets 10s 6d each,     Family Tickets to admit three 25s each

3 Sep

THEATRE ROYAL  -   The Celebrated HERR DOBLER
Performance of NATURAL MAGIC including THE MAGIC ILLUMINATION

Two hundred candles Lighted by One Pistol Shot, by which the entire stage is instantaneously illuminated.

Boxes 4s      Pit 2s 6d      First Gallery 1s 6d      Upper Gallery 1s      Children half price

With this type of entertainment, perhaps it is not surprising 
that the Theatre Royal was destroyed by fire several times!

17 Dec

The Royal Scottish Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture 17th Annual Exhibition for the Work of Living Artists

The SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL EXHIBITION
of the ACADEMY for the WORKS of LIVING ARTISTS
 will open at
 the Galleries, Royal Institution early in February 1843

 

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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

  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