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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

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PSS Members ... A B

PSS Member  

Addresses

AF Adam WS

Joined PSS 1856  (Founding Member)
Still a PSS Member 1873, when PSS was wound up.

PSS Hon Secretary

9 Claremont Crescent
9 South Charlotte Street

James A D Adam

Advocate

Joined PSS 1856. 
His membership ended some time before 1865

40 Heriot Row
49 Northumberland Street
5, Northumberland Street

WJ Aitchison

Brewer

Joined PSS 1856  (Founding Member)
Still a PSS Member 1873, when PSS was wound up

St John Street
13 Grange Road
5 Bruntsfield Pl., Links
10, Archibald Place
11, Buckingham Terrace

Findlay Anderson

Joined PSS 1856  (Founding Member)
Still a PSS Member 1873, when PSS was wound up

Joined EPS 1868 

32, Moray Place
Inch…Grange, Polmont 

William Anderson [Jun.]

Joined PSS 1859

Still a PSS Member 1873, when PSS was wound up

Glentarkie, Kirkcaldy
2 Lennon Street

James Armstrong

Photographer

Joined PSS 1856

His membership ended some time before 1865

 

Robert Armstrong

Photographer

Joined PSS 1857

Resigned PSS 1861

63, Princes Street

Alex Auchie

Clydesdale Bank

Joined PSS 1861
Still a PSS Member at 1864 but died before 1873

Joined EPS 1861

George Street
Exchange

Charles Baillie

Sheriff of Stirlingshire

Lord Advocate

Joined PSS 1856
His membership ended some time before 1865

14 Randolph Crescent

Miss Baillie of Polkemmet

Joined PSS 1857
Still a PSS Member at 1864 but died before 1873

Manuel House, Linlithgow

John Balfour of Balbirnie

Joined PSS 1856

Fifeshire

George F Barbour

Joined PSS 1856

Grange House
11, George Square

James Barlas

Secretary, Scottish Union Insurance

Joined PSS 1856
His membership ended some time before 1865

Joined EPS 1860

47, George Street

Major Thomas Bell

Joined PSS 1858
Still a PSS Member at 1864 but died before 1873

PSS Hon Secretary

Joined EPS 1861

The Moyle, Campbletown
8, Saxe Coburg Place

John.Berry

Joined PSS 1857
Resigned PSS 1861

Tayfield, Abercraig, Newport, Fife

James Black

Publisher

Founding PSS Member 1856
Still a PSS Member at 1864 but died before 1873

6 North Bridge

Miss Blackburn

Joined PSS 1858
Still a PSS Member at 1864 but died before 1873

Doonholme, Ayr

Bruce A Bremner MD

Joined PSS 1856 
Still a PSS Member 1873, when PSS was wound up

EPS Member 1880

Woodlands, Perth
Rossie House, Bridge of Earn,
Potterhill, Perth,
Streatham House, Canaan.*

* Streatham House is now called 'The Priory' .  It is on Canaan Lane, off Morningside Road, Edinburgh

[Frank Reynolds, Oxgangs, Edinburgh:  March 26, 2007]

Sir David Brewster  1781-1868

Editor or Edinburgh Magazine, age 20

Knighted and appointed Principal of United Colleges of Salvador & St Leonard’s, St. Andrews,1838

FRS for work on optics, age 34

Principal, Edinburg University age 78 

Talbot sent the first half of the detail of his Calotype process to Brewster on 5/5/1841, and the balance of the detail within the next 10 days

Then Brewster, Major Playfair and Dr. Adamson experimented

Brewster knew Robert Burns, Henry Raeburn, Alexander Naysmith

BJP included an Obituary together with an etching of Brewster as an old man taken from the Leisure Hour
[BJP 1868, page 74]

Joined PSS 1856
Remained a PSS Member until his death in 1868

PSS President

St Andrews, Fife
Allerly, by Melrose

John Broune

Joined PSS 1858
His membership ended some time before 1865

Finderley, Kinross

Archibald Brown

Joined PSS 1863, EPS 1868
Remained a PSS Member until his death in 1868

5, India Street
12, Oxford Terrace
Also Johnston-burn 

Robert Brown of Frith

Joined PSS 1856
His membership ended some time before 1865

29, George Sq.

David Bryce

Architect

Joined PSS 1856
Died 7th
May 1876

131, George Street

Alex Bryson

Joined PSS 1858
Still a PSS Member at 1864 but died before 1873

Hawkshill House, Leith

James Mackay Bryson

Optician

Joined PSS 1858
Remained a PSS Member until his death in 1868

Born 21 Dec 1824**.  Died 6 Jan 1894**

** Thank you to Margaret Ferguson Burns for giving me the dates of birth and death and for also providing me with a copy of James Mackay Bryson's Death Certificate.

60, Princes Street

Archibald Burgess

Joined PSS 1858
His membership ended some time before 1865

 

Charles John Burnett

He wrote letters to Photographic Notes 1857

Joined PSS 1856
Still a PSS Member at 1864 but resigned or died before 1873

8 Walker Street
21, Ainslie Place

Archibald Burns

Messrs Oliver & Boyd

Joined PSS 1857
His membership ended some time before 1865

Founding EPS Member 1861

 

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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