William Hume

Advert

placed in Transactions of the Edinburgh Photographic Society

William Hume was a Scientific Instrument Maker at 1 Lothian Street in the 1890s, advertising regularly in the Transactions of Edinburgh Photographic Society.

1890-91

He advertised his Cantilever Enlarging Apparatus in Transactions of Edinburgh Photographic Society in November and December 1890, and his somewhat cheaper Nimrod enlarger in January to May 1891.

1894

William Hume returned to advertising his cantilever enlarging apparatus in 1894.

Also, in 1894, he advertised the Hume Prize Outfit, a half-plate camera, new rapid rectilinear lens with pneumatic release, folding tripod and waterproof travelling case, for a total cost of 4 15s.

1896

William Hume's Cantilever Enlarging Apparatus was advertised again in 1896,  but now without the bellows.  See the third advert below. 

It was described as fitted for OIL, INCANDESCENT GAS, LIME and ELECTRIC ARC LIGHT.  No price was quoted.

Advert  -  November + December 1890

William Hume  -  Advert for Cantilever Enlarging Apparatus  - Transactions of Edinburgh Photographic Society, 1890

  Reproduced by courtesy of Edinburgh Photographic Society

Advert  -  January 1891

William Hume  -  Advert for Nimrod Enlarger  -  Transactions of Edinburgh Photographic Society, 1891

  Reproduced by courtesy of Edinburgh Photographic Society

Advert  -  1896

William Hume  -  Advert for Cantilever Enlarging Apparatus  - Transactions of Edinburgh Photographic Society, 1890

  Reproduced by courtesy of Edinburgh Photographic Society

 

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