Return to top Return to top

Studio Portrait Fisherrow Fishwife 1900s

Studio Portrait Fisherrow Fishwife 1900s

About this memory

Elizabeth Watson, aged 22.

“A Fisherrow fishwife dressed in her best clothes for the photograph. When the fishwives went out selling the fish they usually had navy skirts and tops. The fish she would be selling would have come from her huband’s boat.” – Elizabeth Brockie (née Clement, granddaughter)

[The husband of Elizabeth Watson is in the following photograph 0106-005]

Donor number: 0106-004

Discuss this memory

Your comment

Edinburgh in pictures

Edinburgh Collected is a community archive of Edinburgh memories. Explore the city’s rich history through images, documents and objects.
Explore pictures

Edinburgh in scrapbooks

Scrapbooks are collections of our community’s memories giving unique perspectives on life in Edinburgh.
Discover scrapbooks

Edinburgh in words

Uncover personal memories of life in Edinburgh, recorded in the written word.
Read memories

Share your memories and make history

Sign up for your free account today, to share your photos and memories, and create your own Edinburgh Collected scrapbooks.
Join today
What type of memory would you like to add?