Professional Photographer and Exhibitor

Robert S Webster

Biography

   RS Webster  -  Photograph published in 'The Photogram'  -  1895

Grandfather

     Robert S Webster - photographed by his son, and sent to me by his grandson 

Prize-winning photo
by RS Webster

   Photogram by Robert S Webster  -  It won fourth prize in the 'Cadett' International Prize Competition in 1895 

Awards

Cabinet Print (back)  -  Photographer: Robert S Webster

Cabinet Prints

   Cabinet Print  -  Photographer: Robert S Webster 

Portraits in Folder

Folder containing cabinet prints from the studio of R S Webster  -  Folder open

Studios  -  Dates and Addresses

Family History

 

Edinburgh Professional Photographers

Robert S Webster

Robert S Webster had three studios in Edinburgh between 1894 and 1926.  He appears to have moved out of his first studio at 60 Princes Street in 1902.

Here is an advertisement in 1902, offering to let the 60 Princes Street studio:

Advertisement

Businesses and Premises

EDINBURGH - To Let, in New Buildings, 60 Princes Street, first-class Studio;  first floor;  large reception rooms, 2 dressing rooms, etc.; studio north light, 33 ft. long; specially constructed large printing and workroom above;  first-class applications only invited.,  -  Apply Turnbull and Co.  there.

BJP:  October 16, 1903
with acknowledgement to Ron Cosens for telling me about this advert.

 

New Tenant

It appears to have taken some time to let this studio. 

Louis Saul Langfier moved into the studio 1904 and used it  until 1928.

Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh:  April 16. 2015

 

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