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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

PSS Exhibitions:    Medals    Dates   1st    2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th  10th 

 

PSS 

Exhibitors and Medal Winners

 

 

 PSS Exhibitors

Many of Britain's eminent amateur and professional photographers submitted their work to the PSS Exhibitions.  Exhibitors included:

David Octavius Hill (Edinburgh)

Gustave Le Gray  (Paris)

-  James Mudd  (Manchester)

-  Henry Peach Robinson  (Leamington)

-  William Henry Fox Talbot  (Lacock Abbey)

-  Thomas Annan  (Glasgow)

-  Francis Bedford  (London)

-  Antoine François Claudet (London)

-  Roger Fenton  (London)

-  Oscar Gustave Rejlander  (Wolverhampton)

  

PSS Silver Medal Winner

Rev T M Raven  -  1859

Medals were awarded by the Photographic Society of Scotland, for the first time, on the occasion of their  3rd Exhibition.

Rev T Melville Raven was awarded a silver medal for the best entry by a member of the society, for his photograph titled 'Pierrefitte'.  This exhibition was held in Edinburgh in December 1858, but the medal is dated 1859.

Thank you to Dave who now owns the medal for allowing me to reproduce it..  Here are some photos of the medal, provided by Dave.

Medal awarded to Rev T Melville Raven  -  1859

    PSS Medal awarded to John MacNair, 1860 ©

   PSS Medal awarded to John MacNair, 1860 ©

   PSS Medal awarded to John MacNair, 1860 ©

Edge of PSS Medal

 

PSS Bronze Medal Winner

John MacNair  -  1860

The PSS awarded Medals in its Exhibitions, usually for photographs but on some occasions for photographic equipment..  Here are photos of two PSS Bronze Medals:

Medal awarded to John MacNair  -  1860

    PSS Medal awarded to John MacNair, 1860 ©

   PSS Medal awarded to John MacNair, 1860 ©

   PSS Medal awarded to John MacNair, 1860 ©

   PSS Medal awarded to John MacNair, 1860 ©

   PSS Medal awarded to John MacNair, 1860 ©

   PSS Medal awarded to John MacNair, 1860 ©

   PSS Medal awarded to John MacNair, 1860 ©

Edge of PSS Medal

 

Medal Winners

1st Exhibition   -  Dec 1856

No medals were awarded at this exhibition

2nd Exhibition   -  Dec 1857

No medals were awarded at this exhibition

3rd Exhibition  - Dec 1858

Rev TM Raven

Silver Medal for PSS Members:  Pierrefitte   [calotype]

Lyndon Smith

Silver Medal for photographers generally:  The Rising Mist    [calotype]

4th Exhibition  - Dec 1859

Henry Peach Robinson

Silver Medal for Best Portrait of a Group:  Here They Come 

James Mudd

Silver Medal for Best Photograph of any other subject:  

Thomas Rodger

£10 Machonochie Welwood Prize for the best photograph, other than a single portrait, taken by a Professional Member of the Society: 

Henry Peach Robinson

Bronze Medal for papers of merit read at their meetings during the season 

5th Exhibition  - Feb 1861

M Claudet

Silver Medal for Best Portrait:  Portrait of a Bride

Maxwell Lyte

Silver Medal for Best Photograph on Any Other Subject:  Pierrefith

Henry Peach Robinson

Bronze Medal for papers of merit read at their meetings during the season 

6th Exhibition  - Dec 1861

David Octavius Hill

Silver Medal for Best Picture of a Group:  Dr John Brown & John Taylor Brown

Henry Peach Robinson

Silver Medal for Best Frame containing Cartes de Visite:  (Cartes-de-visite)

James Mudd

Silver Medal for Best Photograph of Any Other Thing: The Tay above Dunkeld

7th Exhibition  - Mar 1863

Henry Peach Robinson

Silver Medal for the Best Portrait or Group:  Bringing Home the May

F Maxwell Lyte

Silver Medal for the Best Landscape:  Lac d’Oo

Vernon Heath

Another Silver Medal for the Best Landscape:  Near Burnham

John Pouncy

Silver Medal for the Best Prints in Carbon or Printing Ink:  (Prints in Carbon)

P Meagher

Silver Medal for Improvements in Apparatus connected with Photography

8th Exhibition  - Feb 1864

John Moffat

Silver Medal for the Best Portrait:  Mr George Harvey

Henry Peach Robinson

Silver Medal for the Best Group [printed form a single negative] 

Somebody’s Coming

Thomas Rodger

Bronze Medal [runner up] for the Best Group [printed form a single negative]

Colonel & Mrs Maitland Dougal

Henry Peach Robinson

Silver Medal for the Best Landscape:  Deer Park, Stoneleigh

F Bedford

Bronze Medal [runner up] for the Best Landscape: View of Warwick Castle

9th Exhibition  - Dec 1864

Henry Peach Robinson

Silver Medal for the Best Group:  Brenda

J Ramsay L’Amy

Silver Medal for the Best Group:  Nether Byers

James Mudd

Silver Medal for The Best View taken by a Dry Process:  View of Dunham Park

John Smith

Silver Medal for The Best View taken by an Amateur:  On the Leader Near Melrose

Thomas Annan

Silver Medal for The Best View in Scotland:  Dumbarton Castle

Samuel Highley

Silver Medal for Microscopic Objects enlarged for the Magic Lantern

The Pantascopic Company of London

Silver Medal for Views taken with the Pantascopic Camera

10th Exhibition  - Mar 1866

Mr Dallas

Silver Medal for the Best Portrait:  Revd. G..ullen

George Hardy

Silver Medal for the Best View by a Dry Process:  View of Patterdale

John Smith

Silver Medal for the Best View taken by an Amateur by any process:
On the Liddle, Liddiesdale

Mr Swan

Silver Medal for Best Pictures by Carbon Process: 

for his portraits, views and Horse Fair

Oscar Gustav Rejlander

Silver Medal:  for his series of portraits, groups and studies

Mr Clark

Silver Medal:  for his Views of Scotland

 

PSS Exhibitions:    Medals    Dates   1st    2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th  10th 

 

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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