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Photographic Society of Scotland


Edinburgh Photographic Society

1st PSS Exhibition, Dec 1856

James Valentine exhibited:

-  8 collodion portraits

-  a glass positive portrait 

-  a frame of 15 portraits of medical men of Dundee. 

3rd PSS Exhibition, Dec 1858

James Valentine exhibited:

- 12 collodion portraits

At the 1876 EPS Exhibition he exhibited

- 6 photographs. 

James Valentine died in 1879.  

1890 EPS Exhibition

Valentine & Son exhibited 7 photographs in the 1890 EPS Exhibition, but no Valentine company was listed amongst Edinburgh's  professional photographers until 1901.


James Valentine

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Photographic Society of Great Britain

PSGB Exhibitions 1876, 1877, 1878

No photographs by Valentine exhibited.

PSGB Exhibitions 1879

James Valentine & Son exhibited:

Entry 28

-         Herring Fleet at Stornoway

-         Ditto

-         On the Firth of Lorne

-         On the East Coast

-         On the Firth of Tay

-         Beached Sloop

-         At the tail of the Bank

-         On the East Coast


Entry 40

-         Winter Group of Scots Firs

-         Ditto

-         Mill on the Dochart

-         Inverary Cross

-         The Old Man of Stor, Skye

-         Sligichan and seur-na-Gillean

-         Bridge of Dochert

-         Seur-na-Gillean


Entry 59: Views

-         The Affric River and Scuir na Lapick Beauly

-         Pass of Glencoe

-         In Glen Affric

-         Ben Nevis from Corpach

-         Iona Cathedral

-         Balmoral Castle

-         Scott Monument, Edinburgh

-         In Glen Nevis

-         Glen Affric

-         On the Coast of Iona [wet process]


PSGB Exhibitions 1880

James Valentine & Sons, Dundee exhibited:

Entry 11:  The Tay Bridge Disaster, 28 December 1879
[Ken Hall, who is researching the work of George Valentine, tells me that the following Tay Bridge Disaster photos were taken by William D Valentine.]

-         View from the South

-         Interior Large Girders

-         Before Disaster

-         Fallen Girders

-         Interior Large Girders after Disaster

-         After Disaster

-         Top of Wrecked Pier

-         Engine of Train

-         One of the Carriages of the Wrecked Train


Entry 12: Landscapes

-         Loch Catrine and Ben Venue

-         Abbotsford

-         Silver Strand

-         On Mealt nom-Eur Loch Hourn

-         SS “Lord of the Isles”

-         Loch Hourn from Creag Ruon Bhull

-         Where Twines the Path

-         On Skiary Road, looking to Loch Hourn

-         At the Brig o’ Turk


Entry 114: Studies of Trees

-         [Titles not listed]


PSGB Exhibitions 1881

Valentine & Sons, Dundee exhibited:

Entry:  Views in Scotland

            -         [Titles not listed]


PSGB Exhibitions 1882

No photographs by Valentine exhibited.


PSGB Exhibitions 1883

Valentine exhibited:

Entry:  Snow Scenes

-         [Titles not listed]


PSGB Exhibitions 1884

No photographs by Valentine exhibited.


Source for PSGB exhibits, 1876-1884:  The Photographic Journal, Vols. 1-9






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