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Sotires Georgiades

Addresses

These are the studio addresses that I have found for  Sotires Georgiades in the Edinburgh trade directories:

Georgiades, Sorties

1849-50

4 Mound

1850-60

75 Princes Street

1860

36 Northumberland Street

1860-61

58 Queen Street

Directory sources include: 

1851-52  Scotland & Northern Counties Trades Directory

1852-53  Slaterís Royal National Commercial Directory of Scotland

1855-56  Post Office Edinburgh & Leith Directory

1856-57  Post Office Edinburgh & Leith Directories

1857-58  Post Office Edinburgh & Leith Directories

1858-59  Post Office Edinburgh & Leith Directory

1859-60  Post Office Edinburgh & Leith Directories

1860-61  Post Office Edinburgh & Leith Directories

1860-61  Slaterís Royal National Commercial Directory of Scotland

1860-61  Post Office Edinburgh & Leith Directories

1860-61  Post Office Edinburgh & Leith Directories

Other sources include advertisements in 'The Scotsman', 1849, 1850, 1852, 1854

 

Thank you to Ian McHaffie for the following additional information, taken from trade directories:

Georgiades, Sorties

1851-52

Photographer,  75 Princes Street

He is not listed under 'artists'. not elsewhere.

There is no separate entry for 'photographers'.

1852-53

1853-54

Artist,   75 Princes Street

He is not listed under 'artists'. not elsewhere.

There is no separate entry for 'photographers'.

1854-55

Artist,   75 Princes Street

A category for 'photographers' appears in the directory.

However, Georgiades is still listed under artists. not elsewhere.

1855-56

Photographer + Artist,  75 Princes Street

He is listed under both 'photographer' and 'artist' categories.

1856-57

1857-58

1858-59

1859-60

Photographer + Artist,  75 Princes Street

He is listed under both 'photographer' and 'artist' categories.

House:  56 India Street.

1861

Photographer,  58 Queen Street

His wife, Elizabeth, was born in Anstruther, Fife.

She ran 58 Queen Street as a lodging house.

1870

1880-81

1883-84

No occupation given,   58 Queen Street

In the 1881 Census he is described as 'Retired Photographer'.

The last year that he appeared in the directories was 1883-84.

 

 

 

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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