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A view of Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street taken around 1940.
Randolph Caldecott's artwork reflects the life and style of the Victorian middle classes.
Image from the Illustrated London News from May 1915 entitled, "the most terrible disaster in the history of British railways".

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.