Jameson had Studios in Edinburgh from 1857 until 1885, except for the years 1870
to 1877. Where was he then?
he returned to photography in 1878 after his absence of eight years, James
Jameson continued to cartes de visite bearing the same logo on the back as
had been used in the 1860s.
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is one of James Jamieson's cartes de visite, dating from the period when he
was based at 30 Lothian Road, 1880-85. I wonder if the sitter was
satisfied with the result.
Jamieson's motto, Light & Truth
appeared on the back of
his cartes de visite
together with an emblem, a small sailing ship.
gave lectures to EPS:
1871: The Preparation of Glass as
the Support for Collodion Filler
- 1871-2: Does
Photography Not Lie in Rendering the Rob Roy Tartan?
- 1872: The Occasional Shortcomings of photos and the necessity of judicious
Experiments with the Development of Gelatine Plates
Death of James Jamieson
Thank you to Neil Brown for sending me the
"James Jamieson, photographer, died 15 Feb
1884, aged 59 yrs, at 32 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, of
He was the widower of Euphemia Richard
He was the son of Andrew Jamieson, farm
Neil Brown, Peebles, Borders, Scotland: June 28, 2007