Scottish Archive Network Exhibitions



Image of front of trade card of George Brown, baker in Edinburgh Image of rear of trade card of George Brown, baker in Edinburgh showing the premises in Queensferry Street, Edinburgh.

Trade card of George Brown, cook, confectioner and baker, whose premises were at 2 Queensferry Street in the west end of Edinburgh.
George Brown's business had both a bread baking department and a confectionery and cooking department. The trade card lists amongst his specialities; 'viennoise boulangerie', 'biscuits always fresh and crisp', 'fowls trussed and cooked', 'pitkeathly bannocks' and 'aerated bannocks'.
(National Archives of Scotland reference GD136/1340)

Image of trade card of Gibson & Sons, plumbers in Edinburgh

Trade card of Gibson & Sons, plumbers, trading at 8 Greenside Street, Edinburgh, undated. According to the Post Office directories Gibson's were trading from 8 Greenside Place from the late 1830's until c.1850.
(National Archives of Scotland reference GD155/1340 )

Image of account of M Wingrave and Co, hat manufacturers in Edinburgh
Detail from account of M Wingrave & Co, straw and Tuscan hat manufacturers, 1831. The account was for making 3 Dunstable bonnets. The shop premises illustrated are on the north side of George Street in Edinburgh - where the George Hotel is now situated.
(National Archives of Scotland reference GD46/15/182)

Image of letterhead of Robert Morton, jeweller in Edinburgh

Detail from letterhead of Robert Morton, Jeweller and Plate Manufacturer, Princes Street, Edinburgh, 1821. The account is for a telescope.
(National Archives of Scotland reference GD46/15/160)