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George Halyburton Balmain

I have not found any reference to George Halyburton Balmain in any of the trade directories.  However, he ran the business at Athol Place, for many years, which traded under the name of his father, James CH Balmain.

Blanche Laing, now aged 84 (in year 2000) and living in Edinburgh, worked for George Halyburton Balmain.  Blanche Laing is daughter of  George Henderson Laing.



James Charles Halyburton Balmain
Photographer with studio in Edinburgh



Balmain Family

JCH Balmain  -  recreation

JCH Balmain  -  photography

George Haliburton Balmain

Studio addresses and dates

Cramond *

Maule's Department Store *

North Berwick  seaside *

North Berwick  model yacht

North Bridge elephant parade  

Princes Street  West End  

Princes Street  East End  

St Giles Cathedral *

Portrait  Wood Family 

 * Possibly by Balmain: found in the Yerbury Collection.
   The Balmain business was
taken over by Yerbury.


Pencil Portrait



Kenneth Field Balmain
Photographer who lived in North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland

Son of James CH Balmain

Photographs of Edinburgh and North Berwick