Farmer was one of the speakers at the Photographic Convention of the
United Kingdom held in Edinburgh in 1892. The topic that he chose
"Deficiencies in the
Training of Photographers"
lecture, and an account of the brief discussion that followed it, was
reproduced in the British Journal of Photography
[BJP 22 July 1892, pp.473-4] and is also reproduced below
(broken down into five pages in order to avoid long
response times and excessive scrolling.)
click on the links below.