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PSS Member

Horatio Ross

 1801-1886

Photographer

   Horatio Ross  -  Amateur photographer

Horatio Ross was a keen amateur photographer from 1847.

He became Vice President of the Photographic Society of Scotland in 1856.

Photographic
Exhibitions

Horatio Ross' photographs appeared in Exhibitions in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow and London in the 1850s.

Houses
and
Family

Horatio Ross lived at Rossie Castle* in 1801-1853, then moved to Netherley, Kincardineshire.  He died at Rossie Lodge, Inverness-shire

This page refers to Horatio Ross and several family members, including:

-  Hercules Ross father

-  Daniel Ross half-brother

-  Horatio Senftenberg John Ross son

-  Rear-Admiral George Parrish Ross grandson

-  John Alexander Ross grandson

-  Hercules Ross great-grandson

* Thank you to Charles Lochrane, a direct descendant of Horatio Ross, for letting me know that Rossie Castle was demolished long ago.

Acknowledgement:  Charles Lochrane:  June 13, 2012

John Alexander Ross

Here is an obituary for John Alexander Ross, grandson of Horatio Ross.

Who is This?

    , grandson of the early Scottish photographer, Horatio Ross

It has been suggested that this might be a photograph of:

-  Hercules Ross OR

-  Horatio St George Ross OR

-  Hercules Grey Ross?

Early Life

Horatio Ross was born, 1801.  He was named after his godfather Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson.

He retired as Captn in 14th Light Dragoons, 1826

He married Justina Henriette Macrae, 1834

Sportsman

Horatio Ross won the first steeplechase on record.

He captained several winning teams at the Annual Rifle Contest at Wimbledon, and represented Scotland at shooting.

He shot his last stag in 1884.

An exhibition of early photography at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh, in August 2008 included photography by Horatio Ross.  Horatio was described as:

"a wealthy landowner, known for his sporting and physical prowess.  (He once walked from the River Dee to Inverness without stopping, a distance of 97 miles.)"

Politician

Horatio Ross was elected Member of Parliament for Aberdeen, Montrose and Arbroath, 1832-34

Bibliography

The journal, 'Studies in Photogrpahy', 2006, includes a 9-page illustrated article on the photography of Horatio Ross by Paschal Downs OSB

 

Ross Family Photographs

Photograph from the family of Hoatio Ross  -  House  -  Which house is it? Houses and Gardens
, grandson of the early Scottish photographer, Horatio Ross

Portraits and Groups

Photograph from the family of Horatio Ross  -  Hunting and Shooting in the Scottish Highlands  -  Man, Boy and Dog

Hunting, Shooting, Fishing

 

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Photographic Society of Scotland

 

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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