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For hundreds of years Leith has been a vibrant and thriving area with a very distinct social and cultural identity. Tom Wright opens the door to Leith’s past by exploring its rich heritage through a comprehensive collection of black and white photographs taken over the years.
Tom Wright’s collection of photographs opens the door to Leith’s rich heritage.
Each photograph is accompanied by a detailed description which brings Leith’s story to life and includes many charming anecdotal facts to add to the overall picture.
From the bustling community atmosphere of the Foot of Leith Walk, to the rich naval history of the Shore, it is easy to understand why the people of Leith are so proud of their town and its very distinct character.