We use cookies to improve your experience, some are essential for the operation of this site. About cookies we use.
Picture of 'Gilmerton Lad' taken outside the Lord Nelson Pub in Leith.
The Nelson Monument celebrates its 200th anniversary this year. Our exhibition brings together views to and from the Monument dating from the early 1800s to the 2000s.
Louis Raemaekers' political cartoon represents the introduction of gas warfare during World War One.

Our Town Stories – Edinburgh

Explore Edinburgh’s history through images and maps from the collections of Edinburgh Libraries. Discover the city’s past by reading the stories of its people, places and city life.