Aerial Amazement: a free heritage photography event

The Central Library will be hosting an illustrated talk showcasing the Scottish aerial photography collections on Scran.

Highlights include images of potential bombing targets taken by the Luftwaffe during World War Two.  There’s imagery documenting the development of our cities including Edinburgh during the 20th century.  And some stunning shots showing the beauty of Scotland’s rural and coastal landscapes.

The Mezzanine
Central Library
Tuesday 24th April

Scran is a digital archive of social and cultural heritage including historic photographs, documents, audio and video clips.  It has over 360,000 records from over 300 museums, galleries, libraries and the media so has something of interest to everyone! Scran can be accessed through Edinburgh City Libraries and remotely from home by library card holders.

This event is now sold out, but Scran can be accessed anytime and anywhere with your library card number!


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