Wild life photographer and EPS Lecturer

Charles Reid

1837 - 1929


Charcoal or pencil sketch of the Wishaw Photographer and Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society lecturer, Charles Reid

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Nancy Thompson, New Hampshire, USA


Charles Reid


Charles Reid was a keen bird and wildlife photographer.  He gave lectures to Edinburgh Photographic Society, in:

-  1882:  'Some Experiments in Animal Photography'.

-  1890:  'Animal and Bird Studies'.

-  1896:  'Animal Photograph'.

Charles Reid also had a studio in Wishaw from which he produced portraits.

Thank you to Nancy Thompson for allowing me to reproduce this image of Charles Reid.

 Nancy wrote:

Portrait of Charles Reid

"Here is an unsigned charcoal (or maybe pencil) portrait of Charles Reid.  Perhaps it is a self-portrait.

This came from the estate belonging to the well-travelled journalist, Robert Drury who married into the Aytoun photographic family."

Nancy Thompson, New Hampshire, USA:  November 8+12+15, 2010



Charles Reid

EPS Lectures

Charles Reid - Background

Photo:  Cats' Corner

Slide:  Sowing Corn on Arran

Photo:  Sheep on Skye

Photo:  Highland Cattle on Skye

Portrait and  Biographies