advertisement for the Association for the Purchase of British Engravings
appeared in the Caledonian Mercury, 5 March 1842.
cultivate a taste for the Fine Arts, and to encourage native talent by
distribution among its Members of engravings ...
does not feature in the name of this Society, but it included several
of Edinburgh's photographers amongst its Committee:
James Ruthven 44
George Aikman 29
John Stewart 6