The earliest advert that I have found for John Moffat's studio is the
one below, advertising photographic portraits in colour, in 1855.
The Scotsman 28 February 1855, page 3
Also 7 Mar 1855
Executed in a style equal to the
finest Miniatures on Ivory
FROM 2s. 6d. UPWARDS
Photographic Portrait on Paper -
Additional Copies ?s. 6d.
Copies made of Pictures,
Daguerreotypes, Statuary, &c.
J MOFFAT, PHOTOGRAPHIC
3 Nicolson Square
The Scotsman 22 March 1856, page 1
MOFFAT'S PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT
19 PRINCES STREET
MR. MOFFAT'S PORTRAITS on GLASS
are fixed by a peculiar process which renders them perfectly
durable, and they resemble in colour and finish the finest
paintings in enamel. Taken in any state of the weather.
Price from 2s. 6d.
PORTRAITS for the STEREOSCOPE,
Singly or in Groups.
PORTRAITS ON PAPER in a style
John Moffat advertised regularly in
The Scotsman in early 1856. His adverts appeared on 9, 12, 16,
30 Jan + 2, 9, 13 Feb + 22, 26, 29 Mar + 2, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23 Apr 1856