EPS COUNCIL MEMBERS:      1861-1900          1901-40           1941-80          from 1981       
EPS MEMBERS:                      Founding 1861        
Honorary  1862        Photograph 1903

 

EPS Honorary Members

1862

The following were elected to EPS as Honorary Members on 15 Jan 1862.

Wm Henry Fox Talbot

William Henry Fox Talbot  -  photographed by Ivan Szabo

-  Creator of the negative/positive photographic process.

Sir David Brewster

Sir David Brewster  -  a Calotype by Hill & Adamson

-  Early calotype worker.  President of the Photographic Society of Scotland from its foundation in 1856.

James Sinclair,
The Earl of Caithness
[1821-1881]

-  An exhibitor (collodion) in the London Photographic Society  Exhibition, 1861.

-  A Member of the Amateur Photographic Association, London - founded 1861.

Prof. Piazzi Smyth

-  Astronomer Royal for Scotland.

Dr. Lyon Playfair

-  Prof. Of Chemistry, Edinburgh University.

George Shadbolt

-  Editor of British Journal of Photography.

Other Honorary Members, elected later, included Professor Archer who had popularised wet plate photography in the 1850s, and who delivered two lectures to EPS Popular Meetings in 1864.

 

EPS COUNCIL MEMBERS:      1861-1900          1901-40           1941-80          from 1981       
EPS MEMBERS:                      Founding 1861        
Honorary  1862        Photograph 1903

 
 

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