Canongate Tollbooth People's Story Museum, Edinburgh Photos

The Canongate Tollbooth (1591) served as council chamber & civic center for the burgh of Canongate until 1856. Its cantilevered clock (1884) is one of the most photographed structures on the Royal Mile. The building houses the People's Story Museum run by the City which displays the history of ordinary citizens.

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Canongate Tollbooth along streetscape of Canongate Street section of Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Canongate Tollbooth served as council chamber & civic center for Canongate burgh until 1856. Edinburgh, Scotland.Cock weathervane & cantilevered clock on tower of Canongate Tollbooth. Edinburgh, Scotland.Cantilevered clock on tower of Canongate Tollbooth. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Canongate Tollbooth along streetscape of Canongate Street section of Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Canongate Tollbooth (1591) served as council chamber & civic center for Canongate burgh until 1856. Edinburgh, Scotland.Cock weathervane & cantilevered clock (1884) on tower of Canongate Tollbooth. Edinburgh, Scotland.Cantilevered clock (1884) on tower of Canongate Tollbooth. Edinburgh, Scotland.
The People's Story Museum in Canongate Tollbooth. Edinburgh, Scotland.WWI memorial plaque on front of Canongate Tollbooth. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sharing our History hanging at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh Tapestry by John R Chart, Louisa M. Chart & Katherine Chart at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.
The People's Story Museum in Canongate Tollbooth. Edinburgh, Scotland.WWI memorial plaque on front of Canongate Tollbooth. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sharing our History hanging at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh Tapestry (c1938-9) by John R Chart, Louisa M. Chart & Katherine Chart at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Detail of Edinburgh Tapestry by John R Chart, Louisa M. Chart & Katherine Chart at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Canongate Tollbooth Cell portrayed during at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh town crier outfit at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Arms of corporation of tailors of East Portsburgh at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Detail of Edinburgh Tapestry (c1938-9) by John R Chart, Louisa M. Chart & Katherine Chart at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Canongate Tollbooth Cell portrayed during (1794-5) at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh town crier outfit (18th C) at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Arms of corporation of tailors of East Portsburgh (1736) at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Armorial symbols of Edinburgh corporations & guilds on wood & class at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Snuff mulls at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Tanned catfish skin caught in Leith harbor with label at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ceramic whisky pitcher & bottle beside bell at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Armorial symbols of Edinburgh corporations & guilds on wood & class at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Snuff mulls at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Tanned catfish skin caught in Leith harbor (1800-50) with label (1908) at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ceramic whisky pitcher & bottle beside bell at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Collection of Edinburgh bakery products at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Membership card of Scottish Labour Party at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Membership card of Independent Labour Party at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sculpture holding banners of several Edinburgh political movements at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Collection of Edinburgh bakery products at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Membership card of Scottish Labour Party (1899) at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Membership card of Independent Labour Party (1914) at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sculpture holding banners of several Edinburgh political movements at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Badge from Society of Graphical & Allied Trades at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Flying Scotsman then & now 1862 & 1930 poster at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Laundry drying horse in heated chamber from Murdock Terrace Washhouse at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.World War II kitchen at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Badge from Society of Graphical & Allied Trades at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Flying Scotsman then & now 1862 & 1930 poster at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Laundry drying horse in heated chamber (1934) from Murdock Terrace Washhouse at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.World War II kitchen at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Fergusson's Tea Room as it appeared in 1933 at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Empire Bar, Potterow as it appeared in 1933 at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Empire Bar stained glass window sign at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Fergusson's Tea Room as it appeared in 1933 at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Empire Bar, Potterow as it appeared in 1933 at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Empire Bar stained glass window sign at People's Story Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.

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