The following Rules for the
exhibition, published in the May 1891 edition of Transactions of the
Edinburgh Photographic Society:
1. Competitors must be Members of the Edinburgh
2. Three silver medals will be offered for
competition - one presented by the President for the best picture produced
at any of the Saturday Rambles; one for the best figure study (other
than portraiture); and one for the best landscape.
3. All pictures must be sent in distinguished by a
motto, and accompanied by a sealed envelope bearing on the outside the
motto and on the slip inside the name and address of the competitor.
4. All work sent in for competition must be from
negatives produced since 1 January 1891.
5. All pictures for competition must be the work
of the exhibitor - exposing, developing, retouching, printing
6. Pictures competing for the President's Medal
must be produced from negatives taken during the hours prescribed by the
Council for the Ramble.
7. Exhibits may be printed by any process, but
must be direct prints and unframed.
8. The awards will be decided by vote of the
members of the Society.
9. The prints securing the Medals shall become the
property of the Society.
10. No competitor shall take more than one medal,
the selection being left to him, should more than one be awarded.
11. The works shall be exhibited from 29 October
to 4 November 1891 inclusive.
12. The Council reserves the right to select
exhibits, and to alter any of the foregoing rules.