Pictures of the Great Map and its surroundings over time

 

MAPA SCOTLAND

-the campaign to restore the Great Polish Map of Scotland

 

                                                                                                                                                                       Cavaye collections

South Lawn putting green at Black Barony, Eddleston in spring 1940.  A few months later, the first Polish forces arrived.

 After the fall of France Polish forces came here and laid out a tactical map to defend Scotland against expected invasion

 

                                                                                                                                                                                Private collection

The same scene during the map’s recreation by Polish geographers in 1975-6.

 

Another 35 year gap: the scene in April 2010

 

 

Click here for the building and military mapping background of the Great Polish Map of Scotland

 

Eddleston Black Barony 1940

-immediately before the fall of France and the hotel’s requisition for Polish forces see website and Maczek exhibition

Edinburgh in the 19th century

Eskbridge near Penicuik 1880-1950

Kitty Fyffe’s postcards of 1903

Edinburgh: corner of Society (beside the top of Chambers Street) around 1859

 

 

 

 

PASSION FOR PLACE & TIME:  John Moriarty

 

 

Penicuik Saturday Museum in the Town Hall and Jackson Street School:

  Penicuik exhibitions 

A few of the 100 or so of these Penicuik Open House weekly displays arranged by Penicuik Community Development Trust and its supporters to date

 

BOOK FACTORY: ARCHITECTURE IDEAS FOR PENICUIK

IMAGES OF THE 1936 BERLIN OLYMPICS

THE LOST GARDEN OF PENICUIK

KITTY FYFFE’S POSTCARDS

HEAT & LIGHT

OLD TOOLS

POSTERS

CAMERAS

OLD BOTTLES

SHOES & BOOTS

NEWS

HATS

U3A

ART

THE COWAN PAPER ADVERTISEMENTS OF 1944

JOHN DENNIS AND THE ESKBRIDGE BRICKWORKS

THE COWAN ARTISTS OF 1944

DEMOLITION OF VALLEYFIELD MILL IN 1980

75 YEARS OF THE SALTIRE SOCIETY IN SCOTLAND

THE SALTIRE CHAPBOOKS

PENICUIK’S CLYDESDALE BANK

PENICUIK INVESTORS IN RAILS ACROSS THE ROCKIES

FIFTY YEARS OF CUIKEN SCHOOL

LINEN

GAMES

TEDDY BEARS

MODEL BOATS

ALPINE FLOWERS

SNOW PICTURES

SIGNWRITING

HANDBAGS

SCOUTING

MODEL ARTILLERY

PENICUIK CO-OP

DISCOVERY AWARDS

CARNETHY HILL RACE

JACKSON STREET SCHOOL

Roslin & THE STORY OF BOVRIL

SALTIRE HOUSING EXHIBITION

THE FILMS OF ALFRED HITCHCOCK

SCOTLAND’S PLANNING LEGACY

DAME MURIEL SPARK: Scottish by formation

childrens book illustration of GERMANO OVANI

Galashiels Co-operators & the ideas of William King

AGNES CAMPBELL LADY ROSEBURN (1637-1716)

A CHILDHOOD ALBUM OF SOE’s COLIN GUBBINS

IMAGES OF ESKBRIDGE  from Jim Neil’s collection

CORNBANK:  Penicuik’s Radburn estate from the 1960s

PENICUIK RAILWAY and its designer THOMAS BOUCH

Penicuik’s Concorde Designer  JAMES ARNOT HAMILTON

Penicuik’s International Photographer      ALBERT WATSON

Carlops’ International City Planner            THOMAS ADAMS

GENERAL MACZEK & THE POLISH ROAD TO BREDA 1944

General MACZEK & the GREAT POLISH MAP of SCOTLAND

 Penicuik Trust’s fortnightly CINEMA programme

 

 

 

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