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Box label from the Paterson Studio. Paterson was heavily involved with the local amateur


dramatic scene and under his management Rob Roy was produced at the Theatre Royal Inverness in 1915, by a company of over 50 performers. He also acted in the production as Captain Thornton and was eventually responsible for several productions of this play over the years. On 17th May 1929 the new Northern Infirmary was


opened in Inverness by HRH the Duke of York (Earl of Inverness), and Paterson contributed three images to


The Paterson Studio was located at the rear of the building in Academy Street which is now the Global Highland office.


‘Portrait of a Young Lady,’ Paterson’s entry in the 1902 Royal Photographic Society Exhibition in London.


the official programme. The acknowledgments page reads: “Mr Andrew Paterson, Photographic Artist, Inverness, has kindly supplied free of charge the two photographs of the old and new buildings of the Northern Infirmary and the large view of Inverness.” (This image can be seen in the centre pages of this magazine.) In May 1935, the Daily Record, which was the


Official Organ of the Scottish Photographic Federation, utilised the talent of Andrew Paterson. Writing that his “name is known wherever the camera is regarded as a serious medium of expression in portraiture,” Paterson was brought to the photographic studios of the Daily Record in order to collaborate with their own regular staff and “provide that inspirational note that keeps the newspaper picture pages continually fresh and


1948 Membership Card for the Institute of British Photographers, forerunner of the British Institute of Professional Photography.


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SYLVIA HARVEY


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