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Ross & Thomson

Adverts

1840s

On the back of one of their early photographs of Calton Hill, taken from Edinburgh Old Town, Ross & Thomson advertised:

Calotype and Daguerreotype Portraits - Plain and Coloured

Views of Gentlemenís Mansions

by Ross & Thomson

 National Monument or 10 Greenside Street, Edinburgh

Ample Instructions, Apparatus and Chemicals 

may be had on moderate terms.

 

1850s

In an advert placed in the 1853 Edinburgh & Leith Post Office Directory, the Edinburgh lithographers Schenck & McFarlane illustrated examples of some of their work.  These examples included the following advert for Ross & Thomson:

 Advert in the Edinburgh & Leith Post Office Directory  -  1853  -  Ross & Thomson

©  Reproduced by courtesy of Edinburgh City Libraries and Information Services

Ross & Thomson, like several other Edinburgh photographers, began to place adverts in The Scotsman in the early 1850s.  Here is the earliest that I have found:

Advertisement

The Scotsman 26 May 1852

Also: 7 Jul 1852

PHOTOGRAPHY

 THE FINEST DAGUERREOTYPE LIKENESSES

are taken by

MESSRS. ROSS & THOMSON

PHOTOGRAPHERS TO THE QUEEN

who had the honour of being awarded the

COUNCIL MEDAL at the GREAT EXHIBITION

for "great improvements in Photography"

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PICTURES applicable for the LENTICULAR TELESCOPE, the beautiful Invention and Discovery of SIR DAVID BREWSTER may be had on application, as also the INSTRUMENTS of the most approved pattern.

90 PRINCES' STREET, EDINBURGH, 1852

 

 

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