Edinburgh 1959

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Photograph showing Charlotte Square in Edinburgh. Writing has been superimposed onto the image; "Co-operative Congress" and "Edinburgh 1959". Annotated on verso "Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Charlotte Square makes among [sic]the finest efforts of the Adam Brothers, and as such is now jealously guarded against vandalism and "modernization". On the left, in the gardens of the Square is the Albert Memorial by Sir John Steele, unveiled by Queen Victoria in 1876. The dome of St. George"s Parish Church is modelled on that of St. Paul"s Cathedral, London."Black and white.