William J Hay lived and worked for many years at John Knox House in the
Royal Mile. He produced postcards in the 'Knox' series.
Almost all are of scenes in the
or other parts of the Old Town of Edinburgh. But for this view he
has travelled about half a mile to the north to Castle Street.
Sir Walter Scott's house in North Castle
Street is across the road from
Castle Street, Edinburgh Photographic Society was based from 1892