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A view looking up 1940s Leith Street towards Regent Bridge and Princes Street.
Explore John Smith's unique photographic record of 1920s and 1930s Edinburgh.
Violet and Primrose from Walter Crane's 1895 book for children.

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.