Old historical photos and images of Edinburgh
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History of Edinburgh in photos

A small historical reference


Date of foundation: VII century


Population: 492 680

Edinburgh. Canongate, circa 1870
Canongate, circa 1870
Edinburgh. Canongate Tolbooth, 1591
Canongate Tolbooth, 1591
Edinburgh. Clerk Street
Clerk Street
Edinburgh. Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle in the mid 1930's
Edinburgh. Edinburgh Castle from Grassmarket
Edinburgh Castle from Grassmarket
Edinburgh. Forth Bridge, circa 1920
Forth Bridge, circa 1920
Edinburgh. Grassmarket, 1860
Grassmarket, 1860
Edinburgh. Grassmarket, 1860
Grassmarket, 1860
Edinburgh. Grassmarket, 1860
Grassmarket, 1860
Edinburgh. Holyrood Palace, circa 1900
Holyrood Palace, circa 1900
Edinburgh. Holyrood Palace. Arthurs Seat
Holyrood Palace. Arthurs Seat
Edinburgh. John Knox's House, circa 1930
John Knox's House, circa 1930
Edinburgh. Old College Quadrangle, 1900
Old College Quadrangle, University of Edinburgh, 1900
Edinburgh. Panorama of the city, circa 1900
Panorama of the city from the castle, circa 1900
Edinburgh. Panorama of city, circa 1870
Panorama of city from Calton Hill, circa 1870
Edinburgh. Panorama of city, 1904
Panorama of city from the west, 1904
Edinburgh. Cowgate, 1860
Cowgate, 1860
Edinburgh. Princes Street
Princes Street
Edinburgh. Princes Street, circa 1900
Princes Street, circa 1900
Edinburgh. Princes Street, circa 1950
Princes Street, circa 1950
Edinburgh. Princes Street looking East
Princes Street looking East
Edinburgh. Saint Giles Cathedral, 1909
Saint Giles Cathedral, 1909
Edinburgh. Scotts monument and Castle
Scotts monument and Castle
Edinburgh. Sir Walter Scott's monument, circa 1890
Sir Walter Scott's monument, circa 1890

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.

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