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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

BOOKS

Photographers

Listed in Alphabetical Order of photographer

ANNAN

The Art of the Photographer – J Craig Annan 
William Buchanan - Publ: National Galleries of Scotland, 1992

BEGBIE

Thomas Begbie’s Edinburgh - a Mid-Victorian Portrait 
David Patterson and Joe Rock  - City Art Centre - Publ: John Donald, 1992

CARRICK

-  William Carrick 1827-1878  -  Scottish Masters series, No. 3

Felicity Ashbee and Julie Lawson

Publ: National Galleries of Scotland, 1987

DAGUERRE

-   LJM Daguerre    [HAG:D]
    Helmut & Alison Gernsheim, 1956

FENTON

Roger Fenton of Crimble Hall     [ISBN 0 900406 41 0]
John Hannavy
Publ.  The Gordon Fraser Gallery ltd., London & Bedford    1975

HILL

Edinburgh Institution  [See DO Hill - Artist]
Edited: J R S Young,    
Publ: George Waterston & Sons, Edinburgh, 1933

HILL + ADAMSON

David Octavius Hill 1802-1870 and Robert Adamson 1822-1848 
Publ:  Scottish Arts Council
, April 1970   [This book accompanied an 1870 Centenary Exhibition.]

HILL + ADAMSON

David Octavius Hill & Robert Adamson  
Sara Stevenson - Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1981

HILL + ADAMSON

An Early Victorian Album - The Hill / Adamson Collection [HA:EVA]    Colin Ford and Roy Strong.

HILL + ADAMSON

-   A Guide to the Free Church of Scotland College & Offices  [GFCS]  William S Anderson,  Publ: Knox Press, Edinburgh, 1994

Useful background reading and photos of DO Hill's Disruption painting.

KEITH

Thomas Keith's Scotland   [TKS]
John Hannavy, Publ:  Canongate, 1981

KEITH

Thomas Keith  1827-1895

Edinburgh Corporation Libraries & Museums Committee,  Publ: Macdonald, 1966

LENNIE

-  Brass & Glass - Scientific Instrument Making Workshops in Scotland  Clarke, Morrison-Low, Simpson Publ. National Museums of Scotland, 1989  [ISBN 0 948636 06 8]

This book includes a chapter on the Lennie Business, with several illustrations of the company's instruments.

MOFFAT

John Moffat 1819-1894   [JM]  John Moffat - JSM Publishing, Eastbourne, 1990

This book was written by John Moffat, great grandson of the photographer, John Moffat

RHIND

The Architectural Outsiders       [includes David Rhind]
edited by Roderick Brown  - Publ: Waterstone, London, 19
85  [ISBN 0 947752 04 8]

This book includes a chapter by Ian Gow entitled David Rhind - The Master of Mercantile Ornament.  It lists some of Rhind's architectural works, and gives references to his Obituaries and Testament.  David Rhind was a Member of the Photographic Society of Scotland.

ROBINSON

Henry Peach Robinson  Master of Photographic Art  1830-1901    [ISBN 0 631 15573 2]    [ISBN 0 631 16172 4 (Paperback)]
Margaret F Harker   
Publ.  Basil Blackwell Inc,  New York   1988

This book was written by Margaret Harker, former President of the Royal Photographic Society and the British Institute of Professional Photography.  The book includes the background to HP Robinson's amateur and professional photography, with extensive reference notes.  It includes HP Robinson's chronology, his family tree back to 1581, lists of his photographs in exhibitions and  illustrations of many of his photographs.

STEPHENS

Views and Likenesses - Early Photographers and their Work in Cornwall and Scilly, 1839-1870
Charles Thomas  -  Publisher: Royal Institution of Cornwall, 1988

This book includes J Counsell Stephens' work in Cornwall. He was an early Edinburgh daguerreotypist.

TALBOT

-  Fox Talbot   John Hannavy
Shire Publications Ltd:  Lifelines 38  3rd edition 1997
ISBN 0 7478 0351 X

A small illustrate booklet, first published in 1976 by John Hannavy, author of several books on photography (and still writing, 2004)

TALBOT

-  The First Negatives  D B Thomas
A Science Museum Monograph  2nd Impression.1970
SBN 11 290089 5

A small illustrate booklet, first published in 1964, acknowledging the donation of Talbot negatives, photographs, documents and equipment to the Science Museum by Talbot's grand-daughter.

VALENTINE

University of St Andrews Valentine Collection
    St Andrews' University Library 

Tel: 01334 462324:   Fax 01334 462282        email  nhr1@st-and.ac.uk or pj1@st-and.ac.uk

This is a useful little booklet that gives a brief history of Valentine's business. It also includes a table showing how the numbers that appear on Valentine postcards can be used to determine the date of  the negative used for the postcard. (in some cases this is many years before the postcard was published.)

The booklet was produced in 1999.  Copies are still available (Mar 05) at a cost of £5 + £1 postage (UK).  See contact addresses above.

WILSON

George Washington Wilson - Artist & Photographer (1823-93):  [GWW:RT]    Roger Taylor

WOOD

-  The Photography of John Muir Wood,
   An Accomplished Amateur 1805-1892
    Sara Stevenson, Julie Lawson, Michael Gray

    Publ. Scottish National Portrait Gallery:    ISBN 1 85378 007 3

The book gives details of John Muir Wood's life and his circle of associates, together with notes on experiments in the calotype process.

YERBURY

-  Yerbury: A Photographic Collection 1850-1993   [YPC]

[VARIOUS]

-  British Photographers
Cecil Beaton 1944

[VARIOUS]

A Directory of London Photographers - 1841-1908
Michael Pritchard

[VARIOUS]

A Faithful Likeness
Bernard & Pauline Heathcote

This book has details of some of Edinburgh's early photographers.  The Heathcotes found a few early Edinburgh photographers that I had not found, and vice versa.

[VARIOUS]

Macmillan’s Encyclopedia of Photographic Artists and Innovators [ME]  Publ: New York, 1983

[VARIOUS]

-  Masterpieces of Photography in the Riddell Collection  [RC]

[VARIOUS]

Scottish Photography - A Bibliography - 1839 to 1989
Sara Stevenson and Alison Morrison Low

Published by Saliva Books in connection with The Scottish Society for the History of Photography  ISBN 0-9512533-4-4   1990

[VARIOUS]

A Companion Guide to Photography in the National Galleries of Scotland

Sara Stevenson and Duncan Forbes  [ISBN 1 903278 23 6]    1990

Biographical details and photographs by over 150 photographers whose work is included in the National Gallery of Scotland's collection.  This collection now (2005) amounts to 32,000 images.

 

 

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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