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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 Wednesday Meetings - Index 

EPS Wednesday Meeting Speakers

Ni - Nn

Speaker

Date

   Lecture

Jim Nicholson

27 Oct 1971

The Magic of Scotland

John Nicol

17 Apr 1861

The Collodian Process [Elementary Lecture]

John Nicol

19 Feb 1862

Manipulation of Wet Collodian Process  [for Junior Members]  [Joint Lecture]

John Nicol

2 Apr 1862

Portable Tents for Photography  [with exhibits

John Nicol

1862-63

On Printing Transparencies by means of the Camera and Wet Collodion

John Nicol

4 Feb 1863

On the Preparation of Transparencies for the Magic Lantern by Means of Dry Collodionised Plates and Separation

John Nicol

4 Nov 1863

On the Use of Methylated Spirit in Photographic Preparations  [Published:  BJP 1863. P441]

John Nicol

1863-64

Chemistry of Photography and the Action of Light

John Nicol

 1863-64

Practical Details of Wet Collodion Processes [joint lecture]

John Nicol

1863-64

Photography by Magnesium Light

John Nicol

3 Aug 1864

An Improved Washing Machine for Washing Prints

John Nicol

1864-65

On Preparing Dry Plates in Daylight

John Nicol

18 Jan 1865

On the Manufacture of Oxygen, with Special Reference to the late Fatal Accident in Manchester   
[illustrated with some convincing experiments]

John  Nicol

19 Apr 1865

Concerning Silver Solutions

John Nicol

17 May 1865

On the Preparation of Dry Plates in Daylight

John Nicol

  1865-66

An Improved Arrangement of Copying Camers  [exhibited]

John Nicol

19 Nov 1866

Egyptian photographs exhibited by means of the oxyhydrogen lantern [Prof. Smyth] 
 [Conversazione: in Museum of Science and Art]

John Nicol

17 Jul 1867

A Few More Words on Dry Plates

John Nicol

1867-68

Chlorido Bromide Dry Plates

John Nicol

15 Apr 1868

Purification of the Negative and Printing Silver Baths [with Mr Davies]

John Nicol

6 May 1869

The Velocipede as an adjunct to Landscape Photography

A few observations were made by Mr Slight (who, for photographic purposes, preferred three wheels), Mr Davies (who preferred none), Mr Muir, Mr McGlashan, Mr Low, Mr Pringle  and other gentlemen.

John Nicol

20 Oct 1869

The Uses and Reactions of Nitrate of Ammonia in the Printing Bath

John Nicol

  1869-70

On the Influence of Other Nitrates than that of Silver in the Printing Bath

John Nicol

8 Jun 1870

On Carbon Printing

John Nicol

1870-71

Photographic Literature of the Past Year

John Nicol

 1870-71

The so-called Spirit Photographs by Members of Boston PS

John Nicol

22 Mar 1871

Landscape + Architectural Photography

John Nicol

  1871-72

Some Observations on the Results with Colonel Stuart Wortley’s New Dry Plates [joint lecture]

John Nicol

 Jan 1872

The Progressive Results of the Past Session

John Nicol

  1872-73

On Some Recent Explosions and their Causes, in Causes in connection with the Oxy-Hydrogen Light, with Experiments, showing How to Guard Against Such Accidents

John Nicol

1872-73

Some Recent Explosions and their Causes in connection with the Oxyhydrogen Light

John Nicol

8 Jan 1873

The Progressive Results of the Past Session

John Nicol

7 May 1873

Photographic Printing on Wood as an Assistance to the Engraver

John Nicol

7 Jan 1874

The Progressive Results of the Past Session

John Nicol

4 Mar 1874

On Polarised Light

John Nicol

7 Dec 1874

Views of Egypt and the Nile

John Nicol

6 Jan 1875

The Progressive Results of the Past Session

John Nicol

17 Mar 1875

Sketches of English Life and Character

John Nicol

5 Jan 1876

The Progressive Results of the Past Session

John Nicol

9 Jan 1878

The Progressive Results of the Past Session

John Nicol

2 Oct 1878

A Month Amongst American Photographers

Hume Nisbet

7 Jan 1884

Camera-Lucida  -  Paletto-Obscura.  The Union of Painting and Photography 

 

EPS Wednesday Meetings - Index 

 

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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