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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

 

EPS Library

1892

Acquiring their own premises in 1892 enabled Edinburgh Photographic Society to create a library.  The library soon built up a stock of books and photographic journals.

The February 1893 edition of Transactions of the Edinburgh Photographic Society included a list of donations to the library:

from

Mr Forgan

Experimental Photography

from

Mr Ayton

International Annual - 1889

International Annual - 1890

International Annual - 1891

Landscape Photography - H P Robinson

Silver Printing - Abney and Robinson

Instruction in Photography - Captain Abney

Camera Club Journal - No. 55

Camera Club Journal - No. 58

from

Mr Turnbull

Manual of Photography - Bothamley

from

Mr Wardle

British Journal of Photography - 1889

British Journal of Photography - 1890

BJP Year Book - 1887

BJP Year Book - 1887

BJP Almanac - 1882

Gelatin Emulsion Process - Abney

EPS Transactions (odd numbers)

from

Mr Auld

Photography (weekly, as published)

from

McCraw

American Annual of Photography - 1890

Anthony's International Annual - Vol 2

Anthony's International Annual - Vol 4

Photography Annual - 1891

from the editors or publishers of the following journals:

In the early days, EPS Membership was given to several photographic journal editors.

British Journal of Photography (weekly)

Anthony's Photographic Bulletin (bi-monthly)

The Beacon (monthly)

Optical Lantern Journal (monthly)

Photographic Work (weekly)

Hand Cameras and Lantern Journal (fortnightly)

Practical Photography (monthly)

 Further donations to the library and acquisitions by the library were reported in subsequent editions of Transactions of the Edinburgh Photographic Society.

 

EPS Library

Update
1899

The EPS Library continued to subscribe to many photographic magazines, which were all duly bound into annual volumes.

'Transactions of Edinburgh Photographic Society' reported in its June 1899 edition:

Library and Reading Room

"The Society possesses a valuable and well-bound library of photographic works, besides the current literature upon the Reading-Room tables, which is at the disposal of House Members for consulting on the premises at any time between 10am and 10pm.

The following periodicals are on the table in the Reading-Room for the use of House Members, viz. :

-  Amateur Photographer

-  British Journal of Photography

-  Bulletin de la Société Loraine de Photographie

-  Bulletin du Photo-Club de Belgique,

-  Junior Photographer

-  Optical Magic Lantern Journal

-  Photo Beacon (American)

-  Photographer

-  Photogram

-  Photography

-  Photographic News

-  Photographic Journal

-  Photographic Scraps

-  Popular Photo Series
   12 vols., and others as published

-  Practical Photographer

-  Wilson's Photo Magazine (American)

Annuals:

-  Anthony's Bulletin (American)

-  Penrose's (American)

-  British Journal Almanac

-  Photographic Times (American)

-  Photography

-  Process Year-Book

-  Year-Book of Photography

Albums presented to the Society by Dr Emerson:

-  Life and Landscape on the Norfolk Broads

-  Pictures of East Anglian Life."

'Transactions of Edinburgh Photographic Society', June 1899, p.116

 

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Links to Other Pages

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