Hippolyte J Blanc
J Blanc, President of Edinburgh
Photographic Society, was the architect for a large bazaar which was
held in the Waverley Market, Edinburgh last week, in aid of the
Widows and Orphans' Fund of the Edinburgh City Police and of the
Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
Mr Blanc got great credit
- and deservedly too - for his work. The
market was got up to represent a village and the artistic taste with
which he grouped representatives of historic buildings together was
"At the bazaar, Mr
Alexander Ayton of Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh was the
photographer, as he was at the great masonic bazaar which was held
in the same place last year.
Mr Ayton was not very well
housed, being in a dingy place under the gallery, but he worked by
electric light , and the results he obtained were first class.
Two lamps of 3,000 candle-power
each were employed with a screen of 'papier minerale' to diffuse the