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-  Edwin H Musgrave

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Edwin H Musgrave

Painter and Photographer

Edwin H Musgrave was:

- 1854-61:  Portrait & Miniature Painter

- 1862-64:  Portrait & Miniature Painter & Photographer

On the back of his cartes de visite, he described himself as 

atellier de photographie

 

Exhibitions

3rd PSS Exhibition, Dec 1858

He exhibited 57 photographs, including 47 portraits at the 3rd PSS Exhibition in 1858

4th PSS Exhibition, Dec 1859

He exhibited coloured collodion prints in the 4th PSS Exhibition in 1859

"The only specimens in the present exhibition of this style.  They have all the appearance of finely finished miniatures on ivory."    [The Scotsman:  1/1/1862]

5th PSS Exhibition, Feb 1861

He exhibited 2 frames of uncoloured photographs and 1 frame of 6 photographs painted by Mrs Musgrave in the 5th PSS Exhibition in Dec 1861.

6th PSS Exhibition, Dec 1861

He exhibited calotypes coloured by Mrs Musgrave in the 6th PSS Exhibition in Dec 1861.

9th PSS Exhibition, Dec 1864

He exhibited 4 landscapes and several portraits at 9th PSS Exhibition in 1864.

He became EPS Secretary in 1867-68.  He gave lectures to EPS:

- 1861:    "On Positive Printing’"

- 1864:     "Notes on Experiments in Uranium Printing’"

- 1864-5: "Dry Processes in Photography’"

- 1865:     "Ross’ New Doublet Lens"

- 1865:     "The Wet Collodion Process from 1858 to 1865’

- 1865:     "On Alkaline Development of Wet Baths" 

- 1867:     "Photography in 1866"

- 1868:     "On the production of Transparencies for the Magic Lantern"

Popular Meetings

Edwin Musgrave also gave a lecture at one of the EPS Popular Meetings

- 1864:     "Orkney Islands"

Photographic Outings

Here is an account of an early EPS Photographic Outing to Stenhouse Mills in 1865  involving Edwin H Musgrave.

Family

Edwin H Musgrave lived with W T Musgrave and Miss Musgrave.
 [Census - which year?]

There was also a Miss C M Musgrave.  Was she Edwin's wife?  Both she and Edwin exhibited portraits in the 9th PSS Exhibition in 1864.

 

Photographs in Exhibitions  1839 to 1865

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Photographs exhibited

Other Edinburgh Photographers

 

WT Musgrave

WT Musgrave was:

  -  1843:      Miniature Painter

 -  1844:      Teacher of Music & Drawing

 -  1845-49: Portrait & Miniature Painter

 

Miss Musgrave

Miss Musgrave was

  -  1842-52: Miniature Painter

  -  1857-60: Portrait & Miniature Painter

  -  1861-64: Portrait & Miniature Painter & Photographer

She exhibited 6 portraits, several distinguished sitters, at the 1864 PSS Exhibition

 

 

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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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