EPS Cash Book - 1861

The original EPS Cash Book gives full details of all income and expenditure for the first twenty years from 1861.  One of the first items of expenditure was a set of ballot balls at a cost of 6d.

EPS Cash Book  -  1861

©  Reproduced by courtesy of Edinburgh Photographic Society

The Cash Books gives a useful record of the societyís early days.  For the first few years from 1861,all members joining the society and paying their subscriptions are individually named in the Cash Book.

The 1st Annual Report on 4 December 1861 spoke of:

"EPS Councilís pleasure in congratulating the Society upon its very great prosperity.  There had been a steady influx of Members during the first year, and by December 1861 the society had seventy Members"