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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.   Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

Edinburgh

 Photographic Society

History

Brief History of EPS

 Brief History of EPS Exhibitions

Please select a topic from the LIST BELOW or  SCROLL DOWN this page
and click on links to the
history of Edinburgh Photographic Society.

Poems

Dinners

Group Meetings

Members

Literature

Popular Meetings

Premises

Excursions

Wednesday Meetings

History

Finances

Exhibitions

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POEMS & SONGS

SUBJECTS

POEMS AND SONGS

BRIEF TITLES

Introduction

1.  Early Exhibitions

2.  Later Exhibitions

3.  Join the EPS

4.  At the EPS

5.  Search for Premises

6.  EPS Members

7.  Creating the Print

8.  In the Darkroom

9.  Cameras

10. Living with a Photographer

11. Life

12. Subjects for Photography

13. Edinburgh

14. Scotland

15. Weather

16. Rhymes

17. Songs

18. Gilbert & Sullivan

19. Recreation

1.  Apollo
Temple

2.  Magic
Hope
Pictures

3.  EPS
Success

4.  President
Matilda
William FRPS
Saints
Night Shift

5.  McKean

Dessus de l'Escalier

6.  Presidents
Portraits

DO Hill and Gracie Alison

7.  Advice
Reflections
Bellows
Lament
Manifesto 
Retoucher

8.  Hints
Cast Out

9.  Camera
Progress
New Year

Without a Camera

10. Child
Wife

11. Beauty
Borrowed Time

12. Morning
Tree
Larch and Pine
Flamenco
Portrait

13. Caledonia
One o' Clock Gun
Cramond
Scott
Dream

14. Highland
North West
Freedom

15. Weathercock
Wind
Autumn
Mountain Mist

16. Nursery

17. Christmas
Matilda

18. Titipu
Codswallop
Selector
Symphony

Captain of the EPS

19. Skipper Drummond Young

 

MEMBERS

Some Prominent Members          Professional Photographers

Obituaries and Notes on Members        Supporters

Gathering 2012 to celebrate Sandy Cleland's election to the London Salon.

      EPS Council  -  1903 ©

  Photograph 1903

Honorary Members: 1862

Founding Members: 1861

Office Bearers: 1861-1900

Office Bearers: 1901-1940

Office Bearers:  1941-1980

Office Bearers: 1981-2011

 

PREMISES

     16 Royal Terrace  -  Rooms used by EPS ©

  Edinburgh New Town  -  Map showing the Halls in which Edinburgh Photographic Society has held its Meetings ©

Map of Premises in Edinburgh

Photos of EPS Premises

Dates and Addresses

Queen Street

20 George Street

38 North Castle Street

117 George St

16 Royal Terrace

68 Great King Street

Map showing the route from the National Galleries to Edinburgh Photographic Society ©

Route to 68 Great King St

  Edinburgh Photographic Society Premises  -  Plan of 38 Castle Street in 1892 ©

38 Castle Street - Plan

 

HISTORY DINNERS

Informal Beginnings

Founding of EPS - (John Nicol)

Established 1861

Comments 1867

Inventory 1868

Comments: 19th Century

Membership Nos: 1861-1900

Membership Cards: 1884-92

Activities Began: 1861-99

Activities Began: 1900-2000

150th Anniversary, 2011


Dinners

1860s-70s 

1880s-90s

1900s-10s

1920s-30s

1940s-90s

1865

1902

1903

 

LITERATURE

FINANCES:

   EPS Transactions  -  1880-1900   ©

Transactions

Photographic Trades - Adverts

Transactions, Journals and Bulletins

Syllabuses

Other Documents

Library 1892

Cash Book 1861

Subscriptions

 

OUTINGS AND EXCURSIONS   


     EPS Outing to Blackford Glen  -  1890 
©

DATES OF OUTINGS:

1861-1870

1871-1880

1881-1890

1891-1895

1896-1900

1901-1910

1911-1920

1921-1930

1931-1950

1951-1960

1961-1970

DESTINATIONS:

19th Century Destinations

1865:  Stenhouse Mills

1872:  Almond Dell   (picnic)

1877:  Aberdour

1877:  Almond Dell

1877:  Cadzow Forest [+photos]

1878:  Winton Castle   (picnic)

1881:  Gosford   (picnic)

1883:  Almond Dell   (picnic)

1884:  Arniston   (picnic)

1890:  Blackford Glen   (picnic)

1890s  Aberdour   (picnic)

1890s Rambles and Outings

1960s  Edinburgh Zoo

1994  Abbotsford

1997 Bamburgh Castle

 

GROUP  MEETINGS

POPULAR MEETINGS

History of EPS Groups

Edinburgh Photographic Club

EPS Advanced Section (1969-1973)

EPS Audio-Visual Group (1987-1997)

EPS Beginners Section   (1890s-1990s)

EPS Ciné Section

EPS Colour Group

EPS Colour Printing Group

EPS Creative Photography Group

EPS Cycling Camera Corps

EPS Elementary Lectures  (1892-1925)

EPS Golf Club

EPS Groups

EPS Instructional Courses

EPS Intermediate Courses

EPS Lantern Section  (1892-1915)

EPS Meetings throughout the week

EPS Natural History Group (from 1975) /

EPS Nature Photography Group (from 1975)

EPS Phoenix Group  [from c.2003]

EPS Pictorial Section  (1923-1926)

EPS Practical Section  (1919-25)

EPS Survey Section


TITLES:

1860s

1870s

1880s

1890s

1900s


COMMENTS:

Introduction

1860s

1870s

1880s

1890s

1900s

 

 

WEDNESDAY MEETINGS

LECTURERS

Aa    Al    Am    Ap

Baa  Bas  Bia  Bon   Bow  Boy

Bra  Bro  Bua

Ca   Ch   Cl   Co   Cra   Cru   Cua

Daa   Dav   Daw   De   Do   Du

 E 

 Fa    Fo   Fr

 Ga    Gi   Go   Gu

Haa  Han   He   Ho

 I 

Ja   Jo

Ka    Kn

La    Le   Li

Ma

MacA   MacF   MacL

McA   McH   McL

Me   Mo    Mu

Na   Ni   No

 O 

Paa   Pat    Pau   Pi

 Q 

Ra   Re    Roa   Roc   Ros

Sa    Se   Si   Sl   Sn    Sta   Sto

Ta   Th   To   Tu

 U 

 V 

Waa   Was   We  Wia   Wil   Win

X,Y,Z

Speakers - 6 or more lectures each

Some Prominent Lecturers

Other Lists of Photographers

LECTURES

Introduction

Individual Meetings

LECTURE TOPICS

     117 George Street  -  Rooms used by EPS ©

1860s    1870s

1880s    1890s

1900s    1910s

1920s    1930s

1940s    1950s

1960s    1970s

1980s    1990s

2000s

CHARTS

% lectures on each topic

Chart  -  EPS Wednesday Lectures©

OVERVIEW
of the
 DECADE

 1860s

1870s

1880s

1890s

1900s

1910s

1920s

1930s

1940s

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

1990s

2000s

 

EXHIBITIONS

EPS Exhibition Map  -  1990s ©

Map

Comments

Entertainment

EPS Bronze Medal  -  1990s ©

  Medals      Awards

  Acceptance Labels

EPS Exhibition Catalogues  -  1990s ©

Catalogues

Exhibitors

Presentation Prints

EPS Exhibition  -  Merchant Hall, Hanover Sttreet  -  1995 ©

Venues:   1861-1900       1901-1940       1941-1970       from 1971

Lectures:    1890-1913       1914-1937

Lantern Exhibitions   1904

Survey Exhibitions   1904

Other exhibitions:   1908   1909   1910   1921   1922   1923   1924  1950s   

Exhibitors:   All years 

Catalogues:   Catalogue Covers

Entries:    1890s-1900s

Presentation Prints:   1876 to 1908

Art Union:    1905

 

EPS Open  Exhibitions

1861    1863   1872   1873    1876   1890    1896    1897    1898    1899    1900   1901   Feb_1902   Nov_1902   1903   1905    1906   1907   1908    1909    1910    1911    1912   1913     1914   1915   1916    1917    1918    1919    1923    1924    1926    1928    1931    1937   1939    1940    1942   1945    1948    1949   1950   1951    1952   1953   1954    1955  1956   1957    1958    1959   1961    1962    1963    1969   1981    1990s   1995  Photos   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005  2006    2007    2008    2009   2010    2011    2012    2013    2014

Catalogues:  from 1987             Posters:  from 2001

Countries:    A-G    H-Q    R-Z     All     by year

Medals and Ribbons awarded:   1994- 2004

Judges/Selectors:    1861-1910     1911-40      1941-60      1961-80     1981-

EPS Members' Exhibitions

1882    1885    1889   1891    1892   1893   1894   1895   1896    1898    1908   1909   1910    1911   1912    1913   1914    1922    1939    1940    1941    2004   2005   2006

Judges/Selectors:    1861-1910     1911-1960     1961-     Trophies

Exhibition Rules      1891

 

 

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 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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