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A Scottish tintype?

This is a fascinating tin type I came across in a second hand shop in Haddington, East Lothian a few years ago. The two sons are interesting as they both wear military type headgear - a glengarry and what appears to be a sailor's hat, although there is no insignia. The question is - are they…

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James Ross, photographer

While doing some research on the Scottish sculptor, Robert Forrest some years ago, I stumbled on an interesting reference to the photographer James Ross, in the minutes of the Directors of the National Monument on the Calton Hill in Edinburgh (just above the famous 'Rock house' where D. O. Hill and Robert Adamson first set up their business).

I placed the results of my research on my website here:…

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