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A Hill and Adamson picture from 1847 showing people posed in front of the Martyr's Tomb in Greyfriars Churchyard.
Explore Reverend Dr James Scott Marshall's unique and eclectic social history collection of Leith across thirteen online exhibitions.
A Walter Geikie illustration of Robert Burns' famous poem shows Tam riding over a bridge as a ghost grabs hold of his horse's tail.

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.