The photograph above is a cabinet print by
William Moir of Portobello.
The children in the photograph are:
BACK ROW: Agnes,
baby John, Edward
FRONT ROW: Duncan, Chatty
WS Moir had a photographic studio from 1876 to
Thank you to Graham Marshall for writing to
help to confirm the approximate date of this photo. Graham wrote:
"John was born in 1885, and in this photo was
around a year old. Kathleen was born in September 1886. It seems
likely that this photo would have been taken before he birth. Early
1886 seems most likely."