& Thomson's Daguerreotype Portrait Gallery
was based at 19 Princes Street, 1845-46.
The company advertised its Daguerreotype photographic portrait
business at 19 Princes Street in The Scotsman newspaper on:
- 15 March 1845
- 22 March 1845
- 29 March 1845
- 5 Apr 1845
The Scotsman 15 March 1845 Page 3
DAGUERREOTYPE OR PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS
McMillan & Thomson, No 19 Princes Street, having made
important improvements in the above beautiful art, they are now taking
PORTRAITS in GROUPS, FULL LENGTH, and BUSTS of various sizes.
They also make correct COPIES from Oil Paintings,
Miniatures, Statuary, and Works of Art requiring correctness and
minuteness of detail.
MINIATURE VIEWS OF EDINBURGH, 5s. each
Daniel McMillan actively involved in the Portrait Gallery, or was he
perhaps, part-owner of the business but not actively involved,
concentrating on his other business at the same address? See
Other Business at 19 Princes Street
the same address in 1846 were Messrs McMillan & Rutherford, Pocket
book and leather case makers.
1844, Daniel McMillan had been Pocket Book
Maker at 90 South Bridge, and James Rutherford had been a Pocket
Book & Leather Case Maker at 67 North Bridge.