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Burlington Studios

 

22 Dalry Road

Studio

Burlington Studios were based at 22 Dalry Road from 1933 until 1954.  The photographer at Burlington Studio was A Mackay.

22 Dalry Road was The Haymarket Studio in 1904-05, and was the Port Arthur Studio [when?]. This address was a photographic studio and home to many photographers between 1894 and 1959.

I have several post-card size photograph from Burlington Studios:

-  one is a of a young baby, seated on a cushion beside a basket of flowers.

-  the other (below) is group portrait, complete with its Burlington folder.  Please click on the images below to enlarge them.

Portrait from Burlington Studios, Haymarket, Edinburgh  -  Folder closed     Photograph from Burlington Studios

Question

Here are two other postcard-size portraits sent to me recently, with the question:  "When might the photographs have been taken?" 

My estimate is  "Perhaps around the mid-1930s."

Please click on the images below to enlarge them:

Photograph from Burlington Studios, Edinburgh.  When, approximatel might it have been taken?       Photograph from Burlington Studios, Edinburgh.  When, approximatel might it have been taken?

If you have any knowledge of fashions in children's' clothes (and boots!) and can help to estimate the date when these photos were taken, please e-mail me.    Thank you    -  Peter Stubbs

Replies

Please click on one of  the thumbnail images above to read replies.

I have been unable to trace who now owns the copyright to Burlington Studio photographs.

Can anybody help me to answer this question?

Recollections

1.

Gerry Donaghy

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Thank you to Gerald Donaghy who wrote:

Photograph of George Spence Donaghy, taken at Burlington Studios in 1944

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Gerald Donaghy

My Father

"Here is a photo of my father, George Spence Donaghy, taken at Burlington Studios in 1944. He was on leave from RAF Bomber Command when this was taken.

Both he and my mother are still living, now aged 90 and 86 respectively."

Burlington Studio

"According to my mother, this was the main central photo in the window at the Burlington Studio, which was 'situated at the bottom of Dalry Road not far from Haymarket Station'. "

Gerry Donaghy, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England:  June 21, 2015

 

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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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