H Ritchie was born in Edinburgh in 1822 or 1823. The trade directories describe him as:
[not in trade directories]
Engraver & Photographer
- 1871-94: Engraver
studio was based at 116 Princes Street from 1861 to1867.
1861, Hugh H Ritchie [age 38, b. Edinburgh] was living at his studio address,116 Princes Street, with:
Janet Ritchie [widowed mother, age 56, born
Janet [ unmarried sister,
Margaret [unmarried sister, age 25]
H Ritchie became a PSS member in 1857 and EPS member 1865.
PSS Exhibition, Dec 1858
H Ritchie exhibited 4 portraits and 3
stereographs at the 1858 PSS Exhibition.