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About

Capital Collections is the digital image library for Edinburgh Libraries and Museums and Galleries. It provides online access to many of the collections held in the Central Library and highlights from the Museums’ collections.

The site has 3 main areas to explore

  • Images of Edinburgh - find pictures of Edinburgh by area, date or by browsing a map
  • Exhibitions - focusing on areas of the collections
  • Collections - discover more about our collections by browsing by subject or through an A-Z listing

Capital Collections was launched in 2008 and was supported by funding from the Scottish Executive through the Cities Growth Fund and Edinburgh World Heritage Trust