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Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

People linked to this city
BORN HERE
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ABERDEEN, Earl of   (1847-1934)
politician and colonial administrator; subject of lantern slides
3 August 1847
ANGUS, George  (1831-1912)
member of National Society of Lanternists
11 October 1831
BELL, Alexander Graham  (1847-1922)
scientist and inventor; subject of lantern slides
3 March 1847
lyricist of songs used with slide sets
19 December 1808
CLELAND, Peter  (1818-1902)
artist whose work was used for lantern slides
27 March 1818
lyricist of hymns used with slide sets
18 June 1830
CUPPLES, Anne Jane  (1839-1896)
author of texts used with slide sets
4 January 1839
DOYLE, Dr Arthur Conan  (1859-1930)
author; lyricist of songs used with slide sets
22 May 1859
military engineer; inventor of limelight illumination
10 October 1797
artist whose work was used for lantern slides
1872
GULLAND, J.W.  (1864-1920)
occasional lantern lecturer; member of National Society of Lanternists
25 January 1864
king of Scotland and England; subject of lantern slides
19 June 1566
JAMESON, Dr L.S.  (1853-1917)
British colonial administrator and subject of slide sets
9 February 1853
LAUDER, Sir Harry  (1870-1950)
music hall artiste; lyricist/composer of songs used with slide sets
4 August 1870
MACKENZIE, Henry  (1745-1831)
author of stories used with slide sets
August 1745
MACWHIRTER, John, R.A.  (1839-1911)
artist whose work was used for lantern slides
27 March 1839
NASMYTH, James  (1808-1890)
engineer and astronomer whose work was used for lantern slides
19 August 1808
contributor to OMLJ, 1891-2
27 September 1859
PETTIE, John, R.A.  (1839-1893)
artist whose work was used for lantern slides
17 March 1839
artist whose work was used for lantern slides
22 October 1859
SCOTT, Sir Walter  (1771-1832)
novelist; author of stories used with slide sets
15 August 1771
SLIGHT, George H.  (1822-1904)
contributor to OMLJ, 1889-96
24 August 1822
STEWART, Allan  (1865-1951)
artist whose work was used for lantern slides
11 February 1865
SWINTON, A.A.C.  (1863-1930)
electrical engineer, photographer of scientific lantern slides
18 October 1863
TAYLOR, Alfred  (c.1863-1945)
photographer and partner in lantern publishing business
c.1863
YOUNG, Andrew  (1807-1891)
lyricist of hymns used with slide sets
23 April 1807
RESIDENTS
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Address or location
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BAIRD, Andrew H.  (1861- after 1939)
proprietor of lantern manufacturing business
10 Parkside Terrace
1889-1891
16 Dalkeith Road
1890-1897
33 Kilmaurs Road, Mayfield
1898-1902
17 Lygon Road
1903-1938
BARCLAY, T.  (fl. 1890s)
secretary of Edinburgh Photographic Society, 1890
180 Dalkeith Road
FOWLER, W.  (fl. 1890s)
occasional lantern lecturer; and member of National Society of Lanternists
22 Fowler Terrace
FRASER, John  (fl. 1890s)
occasional lantern operator and lecturer; member of National Society of Lanternists
3 Golden Acre Terrace
GULLAND, J.W.  (1864-1920)
occasional lantern lecturer; member of National Society of Lanternists
8 Claremont Crescent
contributor to OMLJ, 1891-2
50 Palmerston Place
SALOM, Bernhard  (c.1791-1879)
proprietor of optical manufacturing business
27 South Hanover Street
SIMPSON, J.  (fl. 1890s)
professional lantern operator and lecturer; member of National Society of Lanternists
Middlefield, Pilrig
TAYLOR, J. Traill  (1827-1895)
photographer and journalist
3 East Register Street
5 Buccleuch Place
TAYLOR, J. Hay  (c.1858-1936)
photographer and journalist; editor of OMLJ 1889-1902
5 Buccleuch Place
W.H.D.  [pseudonym]
contributor to OMLJ, 1889
Edinburgh
DIED HERE
Person
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Date of death
lyricist of songs used with slide sets
31 July 1889
BOUGH, Samuel  (1822-1878)
artist whose work was used for lantern slides
1878
CLELAND, Peter  (1818-1902)
artist whose work was used for lantern slides
3 March 1902
artist whose work was used for lantern slides
1937
HOLE, William, R.S.A.  (1846-1917)
artist; illustrator of lantern slides
1917
MACKENZIE, Henry  (1745-1831)
author of stories used with slide sets
14 January 1831
artist whose work was used for slide sets
26 December 1901
artist whose work was used for lantern slides
17 January 1945
SCRIMGEOUR, Fred. J.  (1878-1947)
medical student; contributor to OMLJ, 1896
26 August 1947
STEELL, Gourlay  (1819-1894)
artist whose work was used for lantern slides
31 January 1894
THEOBALD, John  (1858-1926)
proprietor of slide manufacturing business
8 September 1926
Lucerna ID 1504371

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 February 2011

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