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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.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks

 

George Oman

1834-1994

Studios and Partnerships

Edinburgh

and Hawick

Family

including 1881

and 1891 censuses

Descendants

Russell Young and

Aileen Oman Riddet

George Oman

from the studio of John Horsburgh

   Carte de visite from the studio of John Horsburgh  -  The Edinburgh and Hawick photographer, George Oman ©    The back of a carte de visite from the studio of John Horsburgh  -  The Edinburgh and Hawick photographer, George Oman ©

Mary Ann Oman

wife and daughter of George Oman

 and

baby Jemima Oman

   Carte de visite from the studio of Scott & Oman  -  Mary Ann Oman, photographed with one of her children, probably Jemima ©    The back of a carte de visite from the studio of Scott & Oman  -  Mary Ann Oman, photographed with one of her children, probably Jemima ©

Six daughters of George Oman

and their mother

Mary Ann Oman

Six of the daughters of George Oman with their mother Mary Ann Rutherford ©

Jemima Oman

aged about 10

3rd daughter of George Oman

   A carte de Visite byJ  Horsburgh of Jemima Oman, daughter of the photographer, George Oman ©   The back of a carte de Visite by J Horsburgh of Jemima Oman, daughter of the photographer, George Oman. ©

Father-in-law,

husband and daughter of

Jemima Young (née Oman)

Cabinet print by Claude Low:  Three generations of the Young family ©

Jemima Young (née Oman)

with husband + 3 children

Cabinet Print from Ronaldi's Studios  -   David and Jemima Young and family ©

George Oman's Shop

3 High Street, Hawick

Two great-great-great grandchildren of George Oman, standing in front of 3 High Street, Hawick, the premises used by George Oman as a tobacconist's shop in 1875. ©

Stewart & Oman's Studio

Cartes-de-visite  -  1864-65

   Stewart & Oman  -  Cartes de Visite ©    Stewart & Oman  -  Cartes de Visite ©

George Oman

Cartes-de-visite  -  1866-67

 Carte de Visite by George Oman  -  Fishwife ©    The back of a Carte de Visite by George Oman  -  Fishwife ©

George Oman

Cartes-de-visite - coloured  -  1866-67

 Carte de Visite by George Oman  -  Fishwife ©     The back of a Carte de Visite by George Oman  -  Fishwife ©

 

Acknowledgements

Thank you to Russell Young, Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, Scotland, great-grandson of George Oman and grandson of Jemima Oman, for providing family details and photographs including the photo of George Oman in full highland dress, taken in Horsburgh's studio at 131 Princes Street. 
-   January 2005 to August 2006.

Thank you also to Aileen Oman Riddet, Warwickshire, England, great-great granddaughter of George Oman and Mary Ann Oman, and great grand-daughter of George's daughter Mary Ann, for providing further information and photographs.
-  June 2005

 

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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 photographers  -  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.

 

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.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks