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Photographic Convention of the UK

Edinburgh

1926

 

Photographic Convention

Edinburgh  -  1926

Photographic Conventions of the United Kingdom  - Edinburgh - 1926

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Gwendolyn Boardman

 

Comment

1.

Gwyndon John Boardman

Barrowford, Lancashire, England

Thank you to Gwyndon for sending me this photo.  John wrote:

Photographic Convention of the UK

Photographic Conventions of the United Kingdom  - Edinburgh - 1926

"I found this old framed photograph recently.  It belonged  to a distant relative of my wife (second row up with white hair between the ladies in dark hats). His name was Charles Kerfoot Dalton and he attended the Conventions.

The print  (approx 14" x 10") carries the inscription Edinburgh June 9th 1926 which seems to be at odds with the information on the web site. I don't know which is correct.

Gwyndon is right!  The location of the 1926 Convention given on this photo above (Edinburgh) does not match the info given on the Locations and Dates page of my web site for the 2926 Convention (London)

It's now almost 20 years since I created the Locations and Dates page for the web site, and I don't recall my source, so I've not been able to check the accuracy of the details that I've included for other years.

However, I've checked the British Journal of Photography for 1926, and can confirm that the 1926 Convention was indeed held in Edinburgh.

For further details, please see my Comment 2 below.

 

Gwyndon continued:

 

 Charles Kerfoot Dalton

"My wife, Susan, is a relative of Charles Kerfoot Dalton.  Charles is in the second  row back in this photo, immediately below the lady wearing the light coloured hat and coat. 

Charles originated from Bolton. Lancashire, But we believe he finished his days in Leeds."

 

Gwyndon John Boardman, Barrowford, Lancashire, England:  9 + 11 October 2017

 

 

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   Photographic Conventions of the United Kingdom  - Edinburgh - 1926  

 

Comment

2.

Peter Stubbs

Edinburgh

I checked the British Journal of Photography and found this short article about the 1926 Photographic Convention of the UK.  This article appeared in BJP published on 18 June 1926.

Please click on the images below to enlarge the article if you'd like to read it:

     

Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh:  25 October 2017

 

1926 Convention  - BJP Report

 

Convention Photos and Convention Dates

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