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All Other E 83114 NC General Collection Edinburgh, Portobello. Newspaper cutting: article and illustrations describing the founding of Portobello by George Hamilton and its subsequent history'. Titled: 'The Portobello Story' 'A stagecoach carried the bathers, by James Gray' 1975 Item Level
All Other E 83115 NC General Collection Edinburgh, Portobello, Beach. News cutting; illustration and caption: 'It was Victoria Day in 1908 and a chance to take the children down to the beach. But there wasn't a bathing costume in sight...this photograph was taken from Portobello pier, looking along the sands to Joppa'. 1908 Item Level
All Other PA 95 General Collection. Photograph Albums. Photograph Album No 95: The Baxter Print Album 1850 Batch Level
All Other PA 42 General Collection. Photograph Albums. PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO 42: LINLITHGOW ALBUM Album of brown leather with black spine and corners, gilt inlay Insc: (inside cover) 'MacNiven & Wallace, Princes Street, Edinburgh', (back cover) 'W J & S' (1860's-1880). Album of amateur photographs, some from the 1860's, of Linlithgow, bridges, castles, topography and family prints, art reproductions. Includes a large unidentified family group with grandparents, five other adults and 11 children; Horace Bridge on the Arniston Estate; other portraits including a fisherman; a sailor wearing a jersey marked "RCYC" and "SY Katinka", with a bird; pontoon buildings at Hog's Island near Bombay with coolie workers, and BJSDN Co's "SS BENBA"; Portobello beach with bathing machines, crowds and donkeys. Several images are likely to be from the Arniston Estate including pages 4, 5 and 13/2 (possibly Purbieshill Glen) and page 15, 30, 43 (possibly South Esk Glen waterfall). c. 1860 Batch Level
All Other SMO D/3/20 Scott Morton Religious art, design elements and devices (symbols) from unidentified locations including 'Portobello'. Designs and details showing decorative motifs including vine, hops, clover, rose, oak, lion and dragon. Details showing lion and goat as supporters to shields (coat of arms), and shields with chi-rho monogram and saltire. Details showing emblems (badges) with hand, open book and motto 'felicem reddet religio', and crossed machine guns surmounted by crown. c. 1899 Batch Level