exhibition was held at 38, Castle Street from 1 February 1896
until 29 February 1896. I have described it as a Members'
Exhibition because, so far as I know entry was restricted to Members of
EPS. [I must check this]
in many respects it resembled an Open Exhibition. There was a Concert
every Saturday, a Musical Evening and a Lecture. It attracted between
7,000 and 8,000 visitors. All 500 catalogues were sold.
were awarded for 10 classes of entry, with Gold Medal, Silver Medals and
Bronze Medals being awarded.
Best set of 4 or 5 pictures, being work done with camera held in hand
Best picture, being the work of a lady member
[A print from the original negative must accompany the enlargement]
Best set of 3 pictures taken at the 1896 Saturday Rambles
the Exhibition, Mr FW Carter occupied the chair and reviewed the progress
the Society had made since its foundation in1861 down to the present date
where it was one of the strongest in the United Kingdom.
took the opportunity to thank the three Misses Richardson for their songs
and to the various gentlemen who favoured the Society with their services
during the “Smoker”.
Smoking Concert was held
every Saturday. There was also a Musical Evening and an Exhibition