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Horatio Ross

Photographic Exhibitions

 

Photographic Society of Scotland - 1856

The Scottish Highlands

Horatio Ross exhibited 52 collodion prints, including many Scottish Highland views.  Titles included:

-  Deer Pass in Dibidale Forest

-  Footbridge at Glensallochy

-  Forest Lodge, Glen Dibdale

-  Rocks in Glen Dibidale Forest

-  View in Glen Calvie, Ross-shire (2 photos)

Stalking in the Scottish Highlands

He also exhibited views of deer stalking.  Titles included:

-  All Alone

-  A Good Stag - pity his horns are not clean

-  Close Stalking - 'Be Ready'

-  Dead Game

-  Deer Stalking by the side of a Waterfall

-  Crossing the Burn

-  'He will weigh well'

-  Highland Burn with Dead Stag

-  How shall we get him off this rock?

-  I'm afraid he won't bleed well.  He's been too long dead.

-  Near Home at last

-  Royal Stag

-  Start of the Deer Forest  -  'Come Boys, let us be off'

-  Start from the Lodge on the 12th

-  The Critical Moment

-  The Last Scene

-  The Search - 'I've Got Him'

-  The Stalk

Fishing and Shooting in the Scottish Highlands

He also exhibited a few views of fishing.  Titles included:

-  A Salmon Leap

-  Eagle shot when on wing with a single bullet , by Horatio Ross

-  Fishing in the River Carron

-  Glen Dibidale Burn

-  Glen Shallochy Burn

-  Ned after Leistering a Salmon

-  Salmon Fishing

-  Salmon Pool on the River Carron, Ross-shire

Edinburgh

Also included were 5 photos of Edinburgh:

-   Edinburgh Castle

-   Granton (4 photos).

-   Northern Light Steamer at Granton Pier

Portrait

He exhibited was one portrait:

-  Portrait of Horatio Ross jun, Esq.

Photography

Finally a curious title:

-  Highland Photographic Apparatus in marching order.

 

Birmingham Photographic Society - 1857

Hunting, Shooting & Fishing

Horatio Ross exhibited 56 collodion and waxed paper prints, including  many Scottish Highland views of deer stalking and fishing.  28 of the photographs were offered for sale at 8s 6d each.

Some titles were quite descriptive:

-  After a successful Stalk getting close to two Stags.

-  Companions of many pleasant hours in the Highlands

-  Falls of Feannon, 70 feet, Ross-shire

-  Stag left by the Burnside, until the arrival of a Pony to carry it away.

-  The 12th August  -  Preparing for a day's Grouse Shooting.

-  The stag having been wounded made for the nearest burn, and there killed.

Edinburgh

He also exhibited 2 photos:

-  Meadow Walk, Edinburgh

-  Sir Walter Scott Monument, Edinburgh

 

Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1858

Deer Stalking and Fishing

Horatio Ross exhibited 50 collodion and waxed paper prints, including many Scottish Highland views of deer stalking and fishing, some reminiscing:

-  A Young Deer Stalker

-  Forest Reminiscences (4 photos)

-  Hurrah for the Highlands

-  Portrait of William Ross, an Old Forester

-  Study of a Stag (4 photos)

-  The First Shot at a Red Deer (2 photos)

-  The happy days when we were young (4 photos)

-  View in the Deer Forest of Glen Feshie

-  View of the River Affaric (3 photos)

Edinburgh

Also included were7 photos of Edinburgh:

-  Scott Monument

-  Donaldson's Hospital

-  Heriot's Hospital

-  Stewart's Hospital

-  Old Town of Edinburgh from Princes Street

-  'Within a Mile of Edinburgh Town'

-  View from the Roof of St John's Chapel, Edinburgh.

 

London Photographic Society  -  1858

Deer Stalking in the Scottish Highlands

Horatio Ross exhibited 19 collodion prints, including many Scottish Highland views of deer stalking.  Titles included:

-  Alone by the Burnside

-  Close Stalking

-  Deer Stalking

-  Gralloching a Stag

-  Highland Shooting Lodge

-  I have got him at last

-  Morning on the 12th of August

-  Near Home at Last

-  Spying the Ground

Edinburgh

Also included was a photograph of Edinburgh:

-  Edinburgh Castle.

Photographer in his Studio

 Horatio Ross  -  Amateur photographer

In the same exhibition, Mrs [Henrietta] Horatio Ross also exhibited a photograph by Horatio Ross.  Its title was "A Photographer in his studio".  Was this perhaps the self- portrait below?

 

British Association Exhibition (in Aberdeen)  -  1859

Deer Stalking and the Scottish Highlands

Horatio Ross exhibited  35 collodion and waxed paper prints including many Scottish Highland views of deer stalking.  Titles included:

-  'Alone by the Burnside'

-  Banks of the Shin, Sunderlandshire

-  Baronial Seat

-  Burn of Fevon

-  Cottage at Glen Feshie

-  Highland Shooting Lodge

-  'Now make sure of him'

-  Peak of Cairn Cunagh, Ross-shire

-  Stag killed at bay

-  Study of a Stag

-  'Well, I have got him at last'

Edinburgh

Also Included were 5 photos of Edinburgh:

-  Donaldson's Hospital

-  Edinburgh Castle

-  Edinburgh Castle from the Meadows

-  Granton Pier

-  Walk in the Meadows

 

Glasgow Photographic Society  -  1859

Deer Stalking and the Scottish Highlands

Horatio Ross exhibited 27 collodion and waxed paper prints, including many Scottish Highland views of deer stalking.  Titles included:

-  A Forrester Gralloching

-  A Poacher's End

-  A Young Angler

-  Banks of the River Carron

-  Company of Deer Stalkers

-  My First Shot

-  Scene in the Forest of Glen Fishie (2 photos)

-  Study of a Stag

-  The Happy Days when we were Young (4 views)

Edinburgh

Also Included were 3 photos of Edinburgh:

-  Heriot's Hospital, Edinburgh

-  Scott's Monument, Edinburgh

-  View from Princes Street, Edinburgh.

Photographer in his Studio

Also Included was a photograph entitled "A Photogrpaher in his study".  Was this perhaps the self-portrait below?

 Horatio Ross  -  Amateur photographer

 

Photographs exhibited by Horatio Ross

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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