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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 photogrpahers  -  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.  Details of who owns the copyright of photographs and other mateiral on this 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.   Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Frequently Asked Questions

 

PSS - Exhibits at Meetings

1860-62

Items were regularly exhibited at PSS Meetings.  See below:

Exhibits at Meetings:   1856-57     1858-59     1860-62     1863-64     1865-66  

Date of Meeting

Exhibitor

 Items exhibited  -
 
1860-6
2

13 3 1860

[Chairman]

-   The Chairman afterwards directed attention to several small photographic portraits which he exhibited, and stated to be produced instantaneously by Mr Straife(?) with his new apparatus called a pistolgraph.

13 11 1860

Ramsay L’Amy

-   Apparatus for cleaning glass plates

13 11 1860

Ramsay L’Amy

-   A jet  contrived by Ramsay L'Amy for throwing a flat sheet of water

13 11 1860

Ramsay L’Amy

-   S….. ’s Pistolgraph

13 11 1860

Mr Bryson

-   A metal camera with hardened India rubber slides for warm climates

13 11 1860

[Chairman]

-   One of Mulhuish’s metal cameras

-   Camera fitted with one of Mulhuish’s universal objectives.

13 11 1860

Mr Moffat

-   One of Woolward’s Solar Cameras - exhibited and explained

13 11 1860

Mr  …burt(?)

-   Several specimens of enamel on glass

13 11 1860

G Sinclair

-   70 new photographs by G Sinclair

8 1 1861

WHF Talbot

-   Photoglyphic engravings 

     Hon Mr Fox Talbot was expected to have been at the meeting, but sent a letter expressing his regret at being unable to be present. 

     However he sent a great number of specimens of his patent photoglyphic engravings which were handed round among the members.

12 1 1861

-   Mr Sutton’s Panoramic Camera  exhibited and explained, Mr Ross of London having kindly forwarded a complete set of Apparatus with illustrative specimens for the purpose.

10 1 1861

Mons. Orange

-   Improved portable photographic dark tent

11 2 1862

Sir David Brewster

-   Specimens [of zincography?] received from Sir Henry James.

11 2 1862

Sir David Brewster

-   Specimens of M Camersac’s new process of photographic enamelling 

11 2 1862

Prof. Archer 

-   A series of photographs fixed on glass by M Joubert will be shown with notice of them by Prof Archer.

9 12 1862

Mr McPherson
of Rome 

-   Exhibition and Description of Mr McPherson's large collection of Photographs of Ancient Rome.  

     These covered the walls.  Mr McPherson was present at the Meeting.  He answered questions and promised to forward a Paper on the subject on his return home.

9 12 1862

RM Smith 

-   A new optical instrument (Alethoscope) for viewing photographs

9 12 1862

Rev. DTK Drummond 

-   Exhibition and Description of a new Portable Photographic Tent

 

Exhibits at Meetings:   1856-57     1858-59     1860-62     1863-64     1865-66  

 

 

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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 photogrpahers  -  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.  Details of who owns the copyright of photographs and other mateiral on this 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.   Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Frequently Asked Questions

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