Edinburgh Photographic Society

1899

Open Exhibition

It was proposed that the 1899 Annual Exhibition should be preceded by a Smoking Concert, and that a license should be obtained to sell liquor.  

This provoked strong feelings and a resignation

The extracts and other details below are taken from Transactions of the Edinburgh Photographic Society.

 

Exhibition Classes and Rules

The following are extracts from Transactions of Edinburgh Photographic Society, December 1898

EPS Exhibition - February 1899  -  Classes and Medals
  with acknowledgement to Edinbrugh City Libraries and Edinburgh Photographic Society

EPS Exhibition - February 1899  -  Rules

  with acknowledgement to Edinbrugh City Libraries and Edinburgh Photographic Society

 

Exhibition Report

The following is an extract from Transactions of Edinburgh Photographic Society, published immediately after the exhibition ended in March 1899.

1899 Exhibition

EPS Exhibition  -  February 1899  -  'Report of the Exhibition in Transactions of Edinburgh Photographic Society'
  with acknowledgement to Edinbrugh City Libraries and Edinburgh Photographic Society

 

Open to All

Special Award

Offered by the President of the Society for the best picture in the Exhibition, the work of an Amateur Member.

Gold Medal     Alex Allan

Class I

Landscape, Seascape and Architecture

Gold Medal     James Patrick

Silver Medal    Ernest G Boon

Bonze Medal:  W Smedley-Aston

Class II

Portraiture, Figure  and Animal Studies

Gold Medal     John Warrack

Silver Medal    William Crooke

Bonze Medal:  Robert Ayton

Certificate:      J B Johnston

All Medal Winners were from Edinburgh,
 except Ernest G Boon, Alassio, Italy and W Smedley Aston, Birmingham

  

EPS Members Only

Class III

Landscape, Seascape and Architecture

Silver Medal    Miss E M Gray

Bonze Medal:  Alex. Allan

Certificate:      W J Croall

Certificate:      John Warwick Jun.

Class IV

Figure or Genre including Animals and Still Life

Silver Medal    John Warrack

Bonze Medal:  W E Drummond Young

Certificate:      Alex. Allan

Certificate:      Miss E M Gray

Class V

Set of pictures, not exceeding three, being work done by a camera in the hand.

Silver Medal    W J Croall

Bonze Medal:  J Yate Johnson

Certificate:      J C McKechnie

Certificate:      Alex Allan

All Medal Winners were from Edinburgh.

 

Open to Amateur Members only

Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals offered

Class VI

Landscape, Seascape and Architecture,
up to and including half-plate.

Silver Medal    W J Croall

Bonze Medal:  J Yate Johnson

Certificate:      J C McKechnie

Certificate:      Alex. Allan

Class VII

Figures  and Genre including Animal Studies and Still Life
up to and including half-plate.

Silver Medal    Alex. Allan

Bonze Medal:  James Burns

Certificate:      Mrs Norman D Macdonald

Certificate:      John Warwick Jun.

The Medal Winners were from Edinburgh.

 

Exhibition Entertainment

4 Feb 1899

Opening of Exhibition by Right Honourable, the Lord Provost of Edinburgh

4 Feb 1899

Concert

11 Feb 1899

'Continual Photographic Experiences' (illustrated)

-  John Stewart Smith

18 Feb 1899

'Wanderings Awheel in Fife Camera'

This lecture was a sequel to 'The Bicycle as an Aid to the Camera' , one of the 1898 Exhibition Lectures  

-  J S McCulloch

25 Feb 1899

'A Ramble through Florence'  (illustrated) 

-  Mrs Lauder Thomson

25 Feb 1899

Presentation of Exhibition Awards

 

How Many Entries in 1899?

This Report of the 1902 Exhibition, published in Transactions of Edinburgh Photographic Society refers to the number of exhibitors and photos in earlier exhibitions, including the 1899 Exhibition.

 

EPS Exhibitions

EPS Open  Exhibitions

1861    1863   1872   1873    1876   1890    1896    1897    1898    1899    1900   1901   Feb_1902   Nov_1902   1903   1905    1906   1907   1908    1909    1910    1911    1912   1913     1914   1915   1916    1917    1918    1919    1923    1924    1926    1928    1931    1937   1939    1940    1942   1945    1948    1949   1950   1951    1952   1953   1954    1955  1956   1957    1958    1959   1961    1962    1963    1969   1981    1990s   1995  Photos   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005  2006    2007    2008    2009   2010    2011    2012    2013    2014    2015   2016   2017   2018

Catalogues:  from 1987             Posters:  from 2001

Countries:    A-G    H-Q    R-Z     All     by year

Medals and Ribbons awarded:   1994- 2004

Judges/Selectors:    1861-1910     1911-40      1941-60      1961-80     1981-

EPS Members' Exhibitions

1882    1885    1889   1891    1892   1893   1894   1895   1896    1898    1908   1909   1910    1911   1912    1913   1914    1920    1922    1939    1940    1941    2004   2005   2006

Judges/Selectors:    1861-1910     1911-1960     1961-     Trophies

Exhibition Rules      1891

 

EPS Exhibitions

EPS Open  Exhibitions

1861    1863   1872   1873    1876   1890    1896    1897    1898    1899    1900   1901   Feb_1902   Nov_1902   1903   1905    1906   1907   1908    1909    1910    1911    1912   1913     1914   1915   1916    1917    1918    1919    1923    1924    1926    1928    1931    1937   1939    1940    1942   1945    1948    1949   1950   1951    1952   1953   1954    1955  1956   1957    1958    1959   1961    1962    1963    1969   1981    1990s   1995  Photos   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005  2006    2007    2008    2009   2010    2011    2012    2013    2014    2015   2016   2017   2018

Catalogues:  from 1987             Posters:  from 2001

Countries:    A-G    H-Q    R-Z     All     by year

Medals and Ribbons awarded:   1994- 2004

Judges/Selectors:    1861-1910     1911-40      1941-60      1961-80     1981-

EPS Members' Exhibitions

1882    1885    1889   1891    1892   1893   1894   1895   1896    1898    1908   1909   1910    1911   1912    1913   1914    1920    1922    1939    1940    1941    2004   2005   2006

Judges/Selectors:    1861-1910     1911-1960     1961-     Trophies

Exhibition Rules      1891

 

 

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