A note appeared in the
BJP on 6 December 1895,
announcing a Meeting to be held at 8pm on 21 December, in Anderton's Hotel, Fleet Street, London, to consider numerous
suggestions that had been made to create some form of permanent
memorial in recognition of J Traill Taylor's long and
valuable services to photography.
Three weeks later, the BJP published a brief account of
the Meeting. It reported that a proposal to create a Memorial to J
Traill Taylor had been passed unanimously.
Suggestions included a bust, a scholarship, a Taylor
medal for advances in photographic optics or a medal for general
photographic advances. However, the suggestion that won most favour
was the institution of a Train Taylor lecture or series of lectures on
[British Journal of Photography 6 December 1895 pp.784, 788 and
27 December 1895, p.832]