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EPS Popular Meetings

1880s

 

Date Speaker Title
8 Dec 1880 Mr Cox

Pompeii and Herculaneum

1400 tickets were issued.
Queen Street Hall was quite filled in every part.

9 Feb 1881 W H Davies

Nature under Two Aspects - the Photographic and the Aesthetic

1400 tickets issued

9 Mar 1881 Andrew Pringle

Italy and Switzerland

1400 tickets issued:  about 900 present

11 Jan 1882 W J Chadwick A Tour in the Isle of Man 

Transparencies by Mr Chadwick of Manchester.  The majority coloured in a most delicate and careful manner    [About 800 were present]

8 Mar 1882 W H Davies

Two Hours in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

Messrs Valentine, Dundee

24 Jan 1883 WT Bashford

EPS  Membersí transparencies

A varied collection of 125 pictures were exhibited by amateur and professional members of EPS.

Also, at the Meeting a number of songs sung by friends of Members of the Society

21 Mar 1883 Rev John A Ireland

Shetland and the Shetlanders 

Lecture by Rev John A Ireland of Whiburn.

The illustrations consisted of about 30 views by Mr G W  Wilson

"... The lecturer was listened to with marked attention, and was frequently applauded by a keenly appreciative audience, as he, in most felicitous terms, enlarged on the natural beauties of the island and on the social characteristics and occupations of the inhabitants."

[TEPS:  Jan 1883]

23 Jan 1884 WT Bashford

EPS  Membersí transparencies

About 150 transparencies from 15 contributors were exhibited.  Messrs Turnbull & McKean manipulated the lantern

19 Mar 1884 ? Temples and Palaces of Japan
17 Apr 1884 Andrew Pringle Round the World with a Camera
21 Jan 1885 WT Bashford

EPS  Membersí transparencies

About 100 transparencies, including gelatino chloride transparencies by James McGhie and Mr Briglemen

18 Mar 1885 or 16 Apr 1885 W T Bashford

Devonshire Illustrated

Also, transparencies of a very interesting and miscellaneous character by Messrs Henderson, Cobb and Cowan.

The very large audience paid marked attention throughout a sťance of unusual length.  
27 Jan 1886 Andrew Pringle

The Life, Land and Lyrics of Robert Burns  illustrated both musically and pictorially.

900 present.  Mr Pringle sang, in admirable voice and feeling, seven or eight of Burnsí songs

2 Feb 1886 TG Whaite

EPS  Membersí transparencies

with musical entertainment

17 Mar 1886 GG Mitchell

Cornwall and the Landís End. Also a musical feature

with songs from Tennyson, and a selection of Scotch airs.

9 Feb 1887 Andrew Pringle

The Life of Sir Walter Scott

with a short Notice of James Hogg and songs from Mr Pringle

16 Mar 1887 GG Mitchell

EPS Membersí transparencies

with musical entertainment

25 Jan 1888 Rev W Logan 
of Lanark

To Norway and Back by the St Sunniva

There were several pauses in the scenes where songs and instrumental music came in to illustrate and diversify the proceedings.

16 Feb 1888 Hugh Brebner

EPS Membersí transparencies

Nearly 200 transparencies were shown, including a remarkable couple of slides of the late eclipse of the moon from negatives by Mr William Peck who promises at a future meeting to exhibit a set of 12 views of the progress of the eclipse.

17 Jan 1889 David McGibbon Scottish Castles

Mr David McGibbon FSA Scot. Delivered a lecture on Scottish castles, illustrating his subject with a series of transparencies, kindly lent for the occasion, free of all charge by Messrs G W Wilson & Son, Aberdeen, and by slides made form Mr McGibbonís own drawings

21 Feb 1889 ? EPS Membersí transparencies

 

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