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The Edinburgh Calotype Club
(c.1843- ) was the first photographic club in the world.
List of prominent members
- John Adamson (1810-1870), doctor and chemist in St. Andrews
- David Brewster
Sir David Brewster KH PRSE FRS FSA FSSA MICE was a Scottish physicist, mathematician, astronomer, inventor, writer and university principal.-Early life:...
(1781-1868), Scottish physicist, mathematician, astronomer, inventor, and writer
- Cosmo Innes
Cosmo Nelson Innes was a Scottish historian and antiquary.Innes was educated at Edinburgh High School, at Aberdeen and Glasgow Universities, and at Balliol College, Oxford. He was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in 1822, and was appointed Professor of Constitutional Law and History in the...
(1798-1874), Scottish historian and antiquary
- James Francis Montgomery
The Very Reverend James Francis Montgomery was an Anglican priest in the second half of the nineteenth century He studied for the bar before being ordained after a period of study at Durham University. He was a Curate at Puddletown before Edinburgh incumbencies and was in time appointed Provost...
(1818-1897), advocate and cleric
- Mark Napier
Mark Napier , historian, son of a lawyer in Edinburgh, wascalled to the Bar, practised as an advocate, and was made Sheriff ofDumfries and Galloway. He published Memoirs of the Napiers, of Montrose, and...
- Hugh Lyon Playfair (1786-1861), Provost of St. Andrews
- William Fox Talbot
William Henry Fox Talbot was a British inventor and a pioneer of photography. He was the inventor of calotype process, the precursor to most photographic processes of the 19th and 20th centuries. He was also a noted photographer who made major contributions to the development of photography as an...
(1800-1877), British inventor and pioneer of photography
- Club records in the National Library of Scotland
The National Library of Scotland is the legal deposit library of Scotland and is one of the country's National Collections. It is based in a collection of buildings in Edinburgh city centre. The headquarters is on George IV Bridge, between the Old Town and the university quarter...