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A line of children and donkeys stand and pose for a photograph on Portobello Beach, c1905.
The Edinburgh Photographic Society members recorded the areas and buildings around Southside, Lauriston Place and Tollcross between 1912-1914.
A collection of programme covers from the Edinburgh International Festival. The festival was established 70 years ago to bring together audiences and artists from around the world.

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.