George Moir was a founding
member of the Edinburgh Calotype
Club. Like many of Edinburgh's very
early photographers, he had a legal background.
was the Sheriff of
Ross-shire, then Sheriff of Stirlingshire.
He went on to become a
Founding Member of the Photographic Society of Scotland in 1856, and held
the post of Vice President under Sir David Brewster for several years
(1856, 57, 60, 61, 65, 66, 67).
He has been has been described
record photographs, but with impeccable technique, in the style of a
[John Hannavy: A Moment in Time.]