Edinburgh, Leith and
In compiling the booklets above, I discovered
that many of Edinburgh's Professional Photographers had been
members of Edinburgh Photographic Society in the 19th century,
some acting as Presidents of
the Society. So I decided to discover more about the early
Edinburgh Professional Photographers.
I compiled lists of dates and studio addresses
from the Edinburgh & Leith Post Office
Directories, and other directories, and added background information as I
The results were published in a booklet for the
Royal Photographic Society's Historical Group.
The Historical Group has also published booklets of professional
photographers in several
other British towns and cities, many of them covering periods to
Edinburgh Professional Photographer lists are now on EdinPhoto
web site for 1840-1999.
Compiled 2001: A5
booklet 55 pages of text, photos and lists