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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

 

PSS Meetings

May 1859 to May 1866

 

Please see 1856-1859 for earlier PSS Meetings

 

10

5

1859

Committees on Lenses

[Report]

7

12

1859

Mr Sang

Author not at Meeting

On Photographic Printing Frames

7

12

1859

Dr. Simpson

Author not at Meeting

The Chemistry of Photography  =  A Communication on an easy way of recovering the silver from waste nitrate baths.

10

1

1860

Dr. R Paterson   [Leith]

An Account of a new Dry Collodion Process, as successfully practised last Autumn

14

2

1860

Horatio Ross

Author not at Meeting

Report on the Competition for the Society’s Medals and the Maconochie Welwood Prize in the Present Exhibition

14

2

1860

James Mudd

Author not at Meeting

On the Collodion-Albumen Process

13

3

1860

HP Robinson

Author not at Meeting

On Composing and Printing Single Photographs from Several Negatives  -  illustrated by a number of photographs of groups and figures produced, but the process described, and  which Mr Robinson had presented to the Society

13

3

1860

John Macnair

Account of the Dry Collodion Process, briefly noticed at the Meeting in January with the result of Subsequent Experiments in preparing the Plates; - illustrated by  Views taken by the Process.

A question having arisen as to the exact nature of the solution of Malt employed as a preservative coating on the collodion plate, on the suggestion of the Chairman, it was agreed to submit some of the solution to Professor Lyon Playfair, in order that he might ascertain its exact composition.

10

4

1860

Sir David Brewster

Notice respecting the Invention of the Stereoscope in the sixteenth century, and of Binocular Drawings by Jacopo Chimenli, da Empoli a Florentine Artist

10

4

1860

Findlay Anderson

On Photographic Landscapes

10

4

1860

Rev TM Raven

Author not at Meeting

On the Preparation of Paper for the Waxed Paper Process with some remarks on the effects produced on Sensitised Positive Paper by Contact with papers which have been exposed to light

8

5

1860

Walter Hardie
- a printer in Edinburgh

Author not at Meeting

a paper on a very ingenious and talented method he had devised of “Drawing a Stereoscopic Representation of a Single Picture.

[This Paper was not read at the Meeting, because of pressure of time, but it was agreed that it should be held as having been before the Society, and accordingly sent with the Report of the Meeting to the Photographic Journal for publication.

8

5

1860

Mons. A Claudet

Author not at Meeting

Photography in its relation to the Fine Arts

This Paper was read by the PSS Hon Sec]

8

5

1860

CJ Burnett

Author not at Meeting

Brief Remarks on the Burning in of Photographs on Porcelain

11

12

1860

Mr Walker

Notes on the Macnair Process

11

12

1860

Mr Tunny

On a New and Simple Method of clearing the Silver Solution used in Printing

8

1

1861

TB Johnston

Practical Observations on the Macnair Process [by an amateur]

8

1

1861

Mr Taylor

On Silver and its Salts - together with various practical illustrations of their formation.

12

2

1861

Sir David Brewster

On Photographic and Stereoscopic Portraiture

12

2

1861

Horatio Ross

Report on the Competition for the Society’s Silver Medals, offered for the two best pictures in the Present Exhibition

12

2

1861

M A Claudet

Author not at Meeting

[a communication from him read by Hon Sec]

On the Lens which regulates the Conjugate Foci, and the Sizes and Properties of Images, according to the Distance of Objects  -  A New Method of Computing the Various Measurements.

12

2

1861

CJ Burnett

Author not at Meeting

[letter from him read by Hon Sec]

Notes on various matters concerned with Photography

1.  Improvements on Photographic Etching

2.  Methods of joining photographs so that the margin forms a part of the paper on which the picture itself is printed.

12

3

1861

F Maxwell Lyte

Author not at Meeting

[read by Hon Sec]

On Photography - detailing his method of positive printing

12

3

1861

Mrs Walker

Author not at Meeting

On Art Photography

[paper read by Mr Walker]

9

4

1861

Sir David Brewster

Mons Claudet’s Discoveries in Photography.
[This was a speech given by Sir David Brewster on the occasion of his presenting a Medal to Mons Claudet who came personally to Edinburgh to receive it.]

9

4

1861

Mr Cr….
[Hon Sec of West of Scotland Photographic Society]

The Albumen Process  -  detailing various modifications

12

11

1861

TB Johnston

On Photographing under a New Difficulty

[He was challenged when he attempted to take photographs on the open road.]

10

12

1861

AJ MacFarlane

[Don’t know whether or not he was present; no minutes in book.]

On the Application of Photography to the Delineation of Disease - with remarks on microscopic photography &c.

10

12

1861

Mr Nicol

[Don’t know whether or not he was present; no minutes in book.]

On the Manufacture of Photographic Pyroxiline

11

2

1862

Sir David Brewster

[Don’t know whether or not he was present; no minutes in book.]

Zincography

11

2

1862

Herrotto Kohnke Mehlbye Schleswig

[Don’t know whether or not he was present; no minutes in book.]

On a New Mode of obtaining photographs without the use of Chloride of Silver or Hyposulphate of Soda  [+ specimens exhibited]

8

4

1862

?

[Don’t know whether or not he was present; no minutes in book.]

Clementi’s Drawings - the invention of the Stereoscope - Photographic Engraving - Artificial Light for Photography - and other topics connected with the Art

13

1

1863

Thomas Sutton

Author not at Meeting

[A communication read by the Hon Sec]

On some of the Uses and Abuses of Photography

13

1

1863

A Claudet

Author not at Meeting

[A communication read by the Hon Sec]

Notes on the Mode of Producing Enlarged Photographs by means of the Solar Camera

13

1

1863

Thomas Sutton

Author not at Meeting

The Collodion Process  -  Wet and Dry

10

2

1863

Cosmo Innes

Author not at Meeting

Short notes on Photographic Tours [start of lecture]

24

3

1863

Cosmo Innes

Author not at Meeting

Short notes on Photographic Tours [conclusion of lecture}
Mr Kinnear proposed a vote of thanks to Mr Innes for his instructive Paper, and regretted that all photographers did not take notes and publish them as Mr Innes had done, for the guidance and  instruction of other tourists in search of picturesque views.

24

3

1863

JT Taylor

On Photographic Lenses

14

4

1863

[Committee]

Report of the Committee on the Competition for the Society’s Medals

14

4

1863

WD Clark
Holyfield, Stockport

Author not at Meeting

Notes on the Collodio-Albumen Process with Specimens by WD Clark [with a series of views OF Edinburgh taken by the Collodio-Albumen

12

5

1863

WD Clark

On Photography as Fine Art

12

5

1863

Robert H Bow

On the Curvatures of the image due to the Primary and Secondary Foci of Oblique Pencils of light; and on some other points in photographic optics

10

11

1863

TDK Drummond

Some Remarks on the Malt Process

8

12

1863

Sir David Brewster

Author not at Meeting

On the Photographic Microscope

8

12

1863

Sir David Brewster

Author not at Meeting

Stereoscopic Relief in the Chimenti Pictures

8

12

1863

William Blair [Perth]

Author not at Meeting

Carbon Printing on Plain Paper

12

1

1864

Sir David Brewster

Author not at Meeting

On the Photographic Microscope

12

1

1864

Signor Antonio Montagna, S Italy

Author not at Meeting

A Communication:
Description of an Improved Enlarging Camera

9

2

1864

Thomas Sutton

Author not at Meeting

A Communication:
On a New View Camera and Dry Plate Apparatus

9

2

1864

R Murray
Kinnahaird, Dingwall

On the Causes of Fading of Photographic Proofs

[Was this lecture given?  I see no mention of it in the minutes of the meeting.]

8

3

1864

Sir David Brewster

A Notice on the Use of the Light of Magnesium Wire in Combustion as a Photographic Agent

8

3

1864

John Sang
Kirkcaldy

Author not at Meeting

Description of a New Washing Apparatus for Photographic Prints invented by Mr Sang

8

3

1864

Committee

Report of the Prize Award Committee

12

4

1864

JT Taylor

Popular Notes on Photographic Lenses  -  Part 2  -  Landscapes and Architectural Lenses

10

5

1864

James Abbot
Dundee

Author not at Meeting

Description of a New Arrangement for Washing Photographic Prints
[Exhibited:  A working model of the Apparatus]

10

5

1864

TB Johnston

Mr Swan’s Patent Carbon Printing Process

8

11

1864

Thomas Fox
Alloa

On the New Method of Photographic Printing - the principal ingredients used being bicarbonate of potass and Logwood.

13

12

1864

John Pouncy,
Dorchester

Explanation and Illustration of the whole details of his method of printing Permanent Photographs in Carbon [+ exhibition of specimens]

After the paper had been read, an experiment was tried as to the value of this light, first on the bust and then on group composed of  Sir David Brewster and Mr Henry Fox Talbot, the inventor of Photography who had honoured the meeting with his presence.  …(?) an exposure of 42 seconds, the negative of the group when developed was quite successful. Mr Moffat kindly acted as photographer on the occasion.

10

1

1865

Prof. Archer

On the Application of the Camera and Lantern to the Illustration of Popular Science  -  Samuel Highly, London having forwarded an explanation of a series of Photographic slides.

14

2

1865

James G Tunny

New Collodion Printing Process applicable to vitreous, enamelled, and other surfaces

At the conclusion of the paper, Mr Moir proposed a vote of thanks to Mr Tunny, and the President [Sir David Brewster] complimented him on giving this valuable process to the world, in place of saving it to himself by patent, as he might have done.

14

2

1865

Robert M McLeod
President of the Royal College of Chemistry, London

Author not at Meeting

Extract from a letter:

Sir David Brewster read an extract from a letter he had received from Herbert McLeod Esq, President of the Royal College of Chemistry, London, in which he called the attention of Sir David to experiments which had been made for producing a photographic impression by the light emitted by the combination of a mixture of nitric oxide with the vapour of sulphide of carbon.

14

3

1865

Thomas Sutton, Jersey

Author not at Meeting

On the Glass-Room and Portrait Camera

11

4

1865

Mr Rodger,
[St Andrews]

Author not at Meeting

Communication:
On the Temperatures of the Bath and Developing Solutions as affecting Photographic Operations

11

4

1865

JT Taylor  [London]

Author not at Meeting

Communication:
Notes on the Wothlytype (?) Proofs

9

5

1865

Sir David Brewster 

Author not at Meeting

On the Comparative Permanence of different parts of a Photograph

9

5

1865

Mr Ross [London]

Author not at Meeting

Communication:
[his] New Doublet Lens which includes an angle of eighty degrees

9

1

1866

WD Clark

On the Wide Angle Lenses recently introduced by Mr Dalmeyer and Mr Ross   [with illustrations]

13

2

1866

HP Robinson

Author not at Meeting

The Glass Room and its Contents

8

5

1866

Dr. Robert Angus Smith,
Manchester

Author not at Meeting

Letter to the Secretary:
Removal of the Last Traces of Hypersulphates in Paper Positives after they have been well washed by means of a Dilute Solution of Peroxide of Hydrogen

8

5

1866

Dr. A(?)D Clark

Pictorial Photographic representations of Melrose Abbey  -  illustrated by a number of drawings made in the year 1804 by the late Mr Smith of Darnoch, and upwards of 80 views of the Abbey ….., part of a series photographed during the months of March and April by Mr Clark and Mr John Smith of Darnoch.

NOTE:  I have transcribed the details above from handwritten notes of PSS Meetings.
There may be a few transcription errors, e.g. spelling of some of the names.  -  Peter Stubbs

 

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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 photogrpahers  -  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.  Details of who owns the copyright of photographs and other mateiral on this 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.   Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Frequently Asked Questions

 

PSS MEETINGS

1859 to 1866

EXHIBITS  at PSS MEETINGS

1856     1857    1858     1859    1860    1861   1862   1863    1864   1865    1866

PSS

Early Years:  1856-1859                                                                        Index

 

 

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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 photogrpahers  -  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.  Details of who owns the copyright of photographs and other mateiral on this 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.   Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Frequently Asked Questions

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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