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Paintings of Granton Harbour found in Australia

In is interesting to note that our web site is being found and accessed worldwide.  The office has received the following message from Australia:

“Hello,

Two watercolour paintings of the late 19th century Granton Harbour are on their way back to Scotland from Australia.

Your local historical society is featuring them on their website at:

http://www.edinphoto.org.uk/0_P/0_paintings_weir_granton_west_pier.htm

They will be offered for sale in the coming weeks by Edinburgh auctioneers Shapes.

I hope this is of some interest or use to you.

Yours faithfully,

Stephen Cue
330 Duncan Road
Numulgi NSW 2480
Australia.

The first and main picture is a very fine watercolour of the West Pier:

Watercolour of old Granton Harbour

This is the link to the web site:

Painting by Peter Ingram Weir of Granton Harbour:

http://www.edinphoto.org.uk/0_P/0_paintings_weir_granton_west_pier_1024.htm

The second one is at:

http://www.edinphoto.org.uk/0_P/0_paintings_weir_granton_west_pier.htm#picture_2

 

Whilst we are at it how about some more pictures, old and new of the harbour:

http://www.edinphoto.org.uk/0_a/0_around_edinburgh_-_granton_harbour.htm

and: http://www.edinphoto.org.uk/0_a/0_around_edinburgh_-_granton.htm

 

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