Early Work as an Amateur Photographer
exhibition of photogrpahs of Edinburgh, old and new, was staged in the City of
Edinburgh Museum, formerly Huntly House Museum, in April 2001. This
exhibition featured ten of Begbie's old scenes of Edinburgh, dating from
Begbie became a Member of Edinburgh Photographic Society on 10 April
1867 [BJP: 1867, p.199] .
But he did
not appear in the trade directories under his own name until 1874-81.