This EPS Art Union was an
arrangement designed to encourage photographic work of a high
- One ticket was given annually to each EPS member.
Further tickets could be bought for 6d each.
- A draw to select the winning tickets was made during
the EPS Open Exhibition. Prizes from 3 Gns to 1/2 Gn were
[3 Gns = £3 +3 shillings = £3.15]
- EPS purchased photographs from the Open Exhibition to
the total value of the prizes. It was common at this time
for exhibitors in open exhibitions to offer their photographs for
- The winners of the draw selected the pictures they
wished to have with a total value equal to their prizewinnings.