Photographic Conventions of the UK

Derby

 

The 1st Photographic Convention

Derby  -  1886

Photograph of delegates to the Photographic Convention of the United Kingdom held in  Derby in 1886

  Reproduced by courtesy of John Bradley, Ashover, Derbyshire, England

 

Key

Key to photograph of delegates to the Photographic Convention of the United Kingdom held in  Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1900

  Reproduced by courtesy of John Bradley, Ashover, Derbyshire, England

Photographic Conventions of the UK

Derby.

Photograph and Key

This Convention in Derby was the 1st Photographic Convention of the UK.

The upper photograph was published as a supplement to the British Journal of Photography (BJP) on 10 September 1886. 

The lower photograph and key were published in the BJP on 3 June 1904.  Unfortunately, both the picture and its key were reversed in the 1904 publication.

J Traill Taylor

J Traill Taylor appears close the centre of this photograph, immediately above the gentleman lounging on the ground. 

J Traill Taylor was one of the founding members of Edinburgh Photographic Society in 1861.  He was Secretary of EPS until 1863.

In 1864, he moved to London to become editor of the British Journal of Photography

 

 

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