Association for the Purchase of

 British Engravings

An advertisement for the Association for the Purchase of British Engravings appeared in the Caledonian Mercury, 5 March 1842.


 To cultivate a taste for the Fine Arts, and to encourage native talent by distribution among its Members of engravings ...


5 shillings

Edinburgh does not feature in the name of this Society, but it included several of Edinburgh's photographers amongst its Committee:

-  WH Lizars

-  James Ruthven      44 South Bridge

-  George Aikman      29 North Bridge

-  John Stewart           6 James Court.


Edinburgh Societies

Early Photography