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

Photographer

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

 

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