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A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere    Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks

 

Other Photographic Journals

The Practical Photographer

1895

Below are some of the articles from the 1895 journal,
several having particular relevance to Edinburgh.

Edition Topic

January 1895

p.18

Obituary of EPS member and Edinburgh professional photographer, Alex Ayton

March 1895

pp. 65-72

Leading article on HP Robinson, who was an exhibitor and Medal winner in early Photographic Society of Scotland exhibitions, including photographs of HP Robinson

March 1895

after p.80

Photographs by HP Robinson including:

Fading Away

Somebody's Coming

Here They Come  -  Henry Peach Robinson

March 1895

p.88

HP Robinson is photographed by flashlight.

March 1895

p.93

New cameras from Eastman Co - the Regular Kodet camera and  Folding Kodet camera  (both illustrated).

Equipment from the 1890s  -  RegularKodet Camera     Equipment from the 1890s  -  Folding Kodet Camera

April 1895
p. 97

Animal Photography

Illustrated article by EPS Lecturer and Medal winner, Charles Reid of Wishaw.

April 1895
after p.112

Animal Photography

More photographs by EPS Lecturer and Medal winner, Charles Reid of Wishaw.

 Charles Reid  -  Lecturer to Edinburgh Photographic Society in the 1880s and 1890s

Animal Photography

A mosaic by Burntisland photographer, Andrew Young

May 1895
p.135

On Printing Photographic Pictures from Several Negatives

Lecture by HP Robinson in which he described how he had created his photograph, Fading Away from several negatives.  PSS had previously awarded HP Robinson with a Silver Medal for this photograph.

Fading Away  -  Henry Peach Robinson

The Practical Photographer described this as:

"A communication read before the Phototrophic Society of Scotland, March 13th 1860, containing valuable information on an old subject in which new interest has been lately aroused."

HP Robinson gave further advice later in the year, in an article in The Practical Photographer entitled: "Aim High"

[The Practical Photographer, Nov 1895, p.328]

May 1895

p.154

New cameras and equipment - Beresford's Paragon Focusser and Flat Folding Kodak Camera (both illustrated).

Photographic Equipment from the 1890s  -  Beresford's Paragon Focusser         Photographic Equipment from the 1890s  -  Flat Folding Kodak Camera

Sept 1895

p.281

New camera from Sanderson  -  Universal Swing Front Camera

 Photographic Equipment from the 1890s  -  Sanderson's Universal Swing Front Camera        Photographic Equipment from the 1890s  -  Sanderson Universal Swing Front Camera

Sept 1895

p.282

Equipment from  AH Baird, Edinburgh

Photographic Apparatus  -  AH Baird  -  1895  -  The 'Lothian' Book Slide         Photographic Apparatus  -  AH Baird  -  1895  -  The 'Lothian' Stereoscope

Oct 1895

p.315

Photographic Equipment  -  a novelty camera

Photographic Equipment in the 1890s  -  Novelty camera     Photographic equipment from the 1890s  -  Novelty camera in use

Dec 1895

p.353-360

Andrew Young - Photographer and painter in Kirkcaldy, then Burntisland, Fife.  He worked for John Patrick in Kirkcaldy before John Patrick opened his studio in Edinburgh.

A photograph of Aberdour, Fife by Andrew Young appeared on the page preceding this article

Dec 1895

p.371

Obituary for J Traill Taylor, a Founding Member of Edinburgh Photographic Society

Dec 1895

p.377

Announcement that Lizars would open a branch warehouse at Maitland Street, Edinburgh. (The company is still at this location, over 100 years later.)

 

 

The Practical Photographer:    The Journal     1891     1892    1895    Cover    Title Page

 

 

Other Photographic Journals

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Links to Other Pages

EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere    Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks