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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 photogrpahers  -  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.  Details of who owns the copyright of photographs and other mateiral on this 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.   Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

Visitors to EdinPhoto:           ... by continent           ... by date           Comments

 

Country Descriptions

Below are brief descriptions of some of the smaller and
more remote countries that have visited
www.edinphoto.org.uk.

-  Bouvet Island

-  Cocos (Keeling) Islands

-  Heard Island and McDonald Islands

-  Niue

-  Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands

-  Vatican City

 

Most details  below have been taken from these web sites:    Country Reports  and  CIA World Factbook 2002

 

Bouvet Island

Situated 2,500 km south-southwest of Cape of Good Hope.

Area =58 sq km 

Terrain  93% ice

Highest point = 935m

Lowest point = 0m

Population:  NIL

 

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Islands in the Indian Ocean about half way between Australia and Sri Lanca.

Flat islands thickly covered with coconut palms and other vegetation.

Area =14 sq km

Highest point = 5m

Lowest point = 0m

Population:  633

 

Heard Island and McDonald Islands

   Landscape  -  Heard Island

 

Situated 1500 km north of Antarctica and over 4000 km southwest of Australia.

Heard Island is bleak and mountainous, 80% ice,  with a volcano called Big Ben.

Area =412 sq km

Highest point = 2745m

Lowest point = 0m

Population:  NIL

 

Niue

A tropical island in the South Pacific Ocean, a two-hour flight to the east of Tonga.

It has steep limestone cliffs and a central plateau. 

Products include coconuts, passion fruit and postage stamps sold to foreign collectors.

Area =260 sq km

Highest point = 68m

Lowest point = 0m

Population:  has dropped from a peak of 5,200 in 1966 to about 2,100 in 2002

 

Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands

Svalbard

Svalbard (78 degrees N, 20 degrees E)
is a group of arctic islands (62,049 sq km) forming the northern-most part of Norway.

These islands have wild, rugged mountains.  Highest point 1,717m. 

Much of the high land is ice-covered with fjords along west and north coasts.  

Population 2,868 (July 2002 est.) Norwegian 55%, Russian and Ukrainian 44%

Jan Mayen

Jan Mayen (71 degrees N, 8 degrees W) is an island (373 sq km) situated to the north-east of Iceland. 

It is barren and mountainous, partly covered by glaciers.  Its highest point, 2,277m, is a volcano that was last active 1970.

Arctic maritime climate with frequent storms and persistent fog.

No indigenous inhabitants.

CIA World Factbook 2002

 

Vatican City

The Papal State (Holy See)  -  an enclave in Rome - a low urban hill -

Area =0.44 sq km

Highest point = 75m

Lowest point = 19m

Population:  890

 

Acknowledgements

 

Thanks to the visitors to EdinPhoto by  CONTINENT

 

Thanks to the visitors to EdinPhoto by  DATE OF FIRST VISIT

 

Thanks for emails + GuestBook entries:   EDINBURGH,     BRITAIN,     WORLD

 

Thanks to those who helped me with my RESEARCH

 

Thanks to those who have allowed me to add their PICTURES + DOCUMENTS

 

Thanks for details provided by DESCENDANTS of early photographers

 

Thanks to those who have given me access to their COLLECTIONS

 

 

 

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 photogrpahers  -  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.  Details of who owns the copyright of photographs and other mateiral on this 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.   Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Frequently Asked Questions

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