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Edinburgh Photographic Society

1915

 Open Exhibition

Decision to hold the Exhibition

It was announced in January 1915 that the Annual Open Exhibition would go ahead the following month.  Transactions of the Edinburgh Photographic Society [February 1915, p.3] reported:

The Open Exhibition is to be held from 12th February to 6th March inclusive.  This fact was announced in last month's "Transactions".

Council unanimously decided to hold it as to do otherwise was considered a minor form of capitulation to the War Lord of PotsDam

Members are to be admitted free, but visitors are to pay an admission fee of 6d which will be handed to the Funds of the Red Cross Society  for the Voluntary Aid Detachment Work."

 The profit above would result from sale of photographs and entrance money paid.  There was also a 24 page catalogue for sale at a cost of 2d.

Judges

The judges were:

-  R D Herdman ARSA

-  W Crooke

-  W Inglis Clark D.Sc

The lantern slides were judged by a committee of members of the Society.

 Exhibition Lectures

On Saturday 20 February, Harold Raeburn gave an Exhibition Lecture entitled "The Caucasus Mountains".

On Saturday 27 February, J C McKechnie (the winner of many awards at previous years' exhibitions gave an Exhibition Lecture entitled
"The Scottish Zoological Park".

On Saturday 3 March, the Exhibition closed with an Exhibition Lecture from Professor Baldwin-Brown, entitled
"Paintings of Michael Angelo (sic) on the Roof of the Cistine Chapel".

 

1915 Open Exhibition  -  Classes  

Class I - Landscape, Seascape and Kindred Subjects: 

60 entries:  many for sale at prices from 3/6 to 1 gn.

Most entries were bromide.

Medal: Rev W J Hansell   The Home of Twilight

Medal: Miss Stella Malcolm   In Old Dinant (a moonlight scene)

Hon Mention:  R Douglas Croll   In Muirton Village

Hon Mention:  R Douglas Croll   Birch Trees, Aviemore

Hon Mention:  R Douglas Croll   When the evening sun is low

Hon Mention:  Miss Stella Malcolm   The Deserted Mill (moonlight effect)

Hon Mention:  W C G Collin   Entrance to Newbattle Abbey

Class II - Portraiture and Figure Studies

27 entries:  3 for sale at 10/6, 10/6, 15/-

Medal: Dr Rufus E Evans   Helen and Mary

Hon Mention:  Rev W J Hansell   The Rosary

Hon Mention:  James C Stevenson   The Fiddlemaker

Hon Mention:  Charles G Thornton   [a young man]

Class III - Photographs in Colour (transparencies)

20 entries

Medal: Syd J Ford   Away from Prying Eyes

Hon Mention:  Syd J Ford   St Ives Bay, Cornwall

Hon Mention:  J C McKechnie   On the Tummel

Class IV - Lantern Slides

14 sets of 4 entries

Medal: Charles E Craddock   The Light Beyond

Medal: Harold T Parish   Sonny

Hon Mention:  Harold T Parish   The Picture Book

Hon Mention:  J E Croydon   Peggy and Puss

 

Special Exhibition  

There was also a  Special Exhibition of 90 photographs of Zoological subjects (not for competition)  -  almost 50 by JC McKechnie, others by Andrew A Gibb, Mrs Dorothy MacKenzie and A Wallace McGregor.

These were for sale in aid of the Voluntary Aid Detachment of the Red Cross at prices from 5/- to 1 gn.

 

EPS Exhibitions

EPS Open  Exhibitions

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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

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

Exhibition Rules      1891

 

 

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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