Edinburgh Photographic Society

1906

 Open Exhibition

Exhibition Dates

The Exhibition was open from  Saturday 24 February until Saturday 10 March.  At the Opening, there was a presentation of medals awarded by the judges:

-   Messrs J Craig Annan

-   W S MacGeorge ARSA

-   Archibald Cochrane.

It remained open for two weeks until  Saturday 10 March.

[Transactions of EPS:  March 1906, p.93]

Exhibition Entertainment

Entertainment was scheduled to be  provided for EPS members and their friends on  Saturday evenings during the exhibition.  The following programme was advertised in the November 1905 edition of edition of Transactions of EPS:

Sat.  24 Feb

Opening

Sat.  24 Feb

Presentation of Awards

Sat.  24 Feb

'A Trip from Tunisia to Algeria, and the Desert
OR
, Life among the Moors, Berbers and Bedouin' 
 
[illustrated]  Rev. Alexander M Sutherland]

Sat.  3 Mar

'Japan' [illustrated]  J Duncan Millar, Advocate

Sat. 3 Mar

Art Union Drawing

Sat 10 Mar

'Church Bells and Change Ringing'  with lantern and hand-bell illustrations.  J S McCulloch assisted by members of St Cuthbert's Society of Change-Ringers.

[Transactions of EPS:  Nov 1905,.,  p.25]

It is not clear whether or not the lecture scheduled for 24 February  went ahead.

The lecture scheduled for 3 March 1906 was changed, J Duncan Millar instead giving his lecture to EPS Open Exhibition in 1907.

Transactions of EPS, issued after the exhibition,  listed only the following entertainment:

Sat.  3 Mar

'The Story of Arthur's Seat'  [illustrated] T Cuthbert Day

Sat. 3 Mar

Art Union Drawing

Sat 10 Mar

'Church Bells and Change Ringing'  with lantern and hand-bell illustrations.  J S McCulloch assisted by members of St Cuthbert's Society of Change-Ringers.

[Transactions of EPS:  Mar 1906, p.92]

Exhibition Judges

Transactions of EPS reported:

"It is annually a matter of regret that better accommodation to house the collection than the Society's Hall, which has been somewhat aptly termed the Calton tunnel, cannot be procured except at ruinous cost."

The EPS Transactions reported that approaches had been made in 1903 to use the Royal Scottish Academy Rooms, but the future administration of these galleries was now uncertain so no further application had been made.

[Transactions of EPS:  March 1906, p.93]

The Art Union Scheme

The Art Union scheme, introduced for the first time in 1905 was another success this year.  The Society's donation and the sale of tickets amounted together to 24  8s  6d .  (24 1s 6d in 1905). 

This sum was allocated used to provide 29 prizes, the winners being required to purchase pictures from amongst those exhibited.  A full list of names and addresses of the winners appeared in Transactions of the EPS.

 [Transactions of the EPS;  April 1906, p.110]

 

 

Section I

Open to All

Medals

Miss Winifred H Aitchison

"The Ghetto, Prague"

William Clayden

"Tugging Home"

J M Whitehead

'"The History of Many a Winter Storm"

Fred Judge

"October"

Rudolph Duhrkoop

"Bildnis des Dichters Gustav Freussen"

 

Section II

EPS Members Only

Medals

J Tudor Cundall

"A Cottage Home"

Henry S Harrison

"The Curfew Hour, Hexham"

Mrs Mary Cooper

"Finishing Touches"

Chas McKean

"October"

Honourable Mentions

Thomas Kent

"The Smokey Kitchen"

Chas. G Thornton

"The Waking City"

D W Thompson

"Entrance to Fisherman's House, Arbroath"

Blanc Prize

John Hepburn

"The Wee Invalid"

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