1965 we have a little poem:
part of the Hill & Adamson partnership, one of the most
renowned photographers of the 1840s.
He lived from 1802 to
1870 and was a prominent Member of the
Photographic Society of Scotland, from its foundation
in 1856, then (I believe, but still have to
check) of Edinburgh Photographic
Society. His bust still
stands in the Entrance Hall of EPS Premises at 68 Great King Street.
Alison - has been a Member
of EPS for almost 60 years. She
was EPS Secretary throughout the period 1946 to 1985 - a prominent
portrait photographer, with long run of
Exhibition successes, elected FRPS in 1957 and a member of the London
Salon in 1964. A further
exhibition featuring some of Gracie’s strong portraits from the 1950s
was held in central Edinburgh in 1998.
1984, we have to thank “Ko-ko” for portraying some well-known members
of EPS in:
A Few Portraits
The members are Tom Bradley, Jim Kelly,
Gracie Alison, John Robb, George Cruickshank, Mike Gwyer and George
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