EPS has held exhibitions
annually since 1861. The
first exhibition was staged when the Society was less than six weeks old,
and included more than seven hundred prints - or, as the report of the
meeting states: choice
specimens of photographic skill.
photographers must have had good contacts to assemble an exhibition with
work from so many prominent photographers of the time.
It was reported that:
the various artists whose pictures adorned the rooms were the names of :
&c, &c …
Stereoscopes, binocular pictures &c. were spread over the table in great