I had a look, out of curiosity, to see if there had been any bids on the
German eBay site for this Daguerreotype, but unfortunately, I was not able to
Perhaps the auction has ended, or perhaps I was looking in the wrong place.
UPDATE: I've now found it. See
Reply 2 below.
There was an amateur photographer in Edinburgh named John Peat active in
the mid-1860s. Might he have been the man in the Ross & Thomson
All I know about him is that:
- He gave four talks to Edinburgh Photographic Society in 1865-66.
- He entered work in the Photographic Society of Scotland Exhibition
Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh: December 12, 2013