William Chambers the Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh lived at 13 Chester Street. Mr Macpherson the City Officer took Bobby to the house following the hearing at the Burgh Court as his wife Harriet asked to see the little dog.
Reginald Phillimore produced a postcard featuring the little dog’s drinking fountain. The artist who lived in North Berwick was famous for his postcards depicting East Lothian scenes.
The cattle market lay at the west end of Lauriston Place. Edinburgh Castle can be seen in the background. image credit Capital Collections.
The lamp post was erected by Edinburgh City Council with funding from Edinburgh World Heritage in 2012. The proposal to erect the lamp post was suggested by the One o’ Clock Gun Association committee. image credit One o’ Clock Gun Association.
The story of the little dog was used by childrens’ organisations including the Bands of Mercy to encourage the members to be kind to animals. image credit Collection of the National Museum of Animals & Society
The photograph which appeared on Flickr may show the little dog. The photograph may have been take by Walter Greenoak Patterson who photographed Bobby with the John Traill and his family.
An illustration of Bobby appeared on the cover of ‘Little Folks’ magazine in 1876.
Jan Bondeson’s ‘Greyfriars Bobby’ is the most accurate account of the little dog’s life in the bookshops. Well researched, the book tells the story of the terrier’s life using newspaper accounts.
Duncan MacRae played the police sergeant who delivered the summons to John Traill in Walt Disney’s ‘Greyfriars Bobby’. image credit: Greyfriars Bobby World Premiere Souvenir brochure