Mactavish & Lehmann had a photography/pharmacy shop at No 1 The Bund, Shanghai - and later at the junction of Broadway and Soochow Road (North), Shanghai.  Dispensing chemist (pharmacy), perfumery and importer of surgical instruments, Mactavishes were also suppliers of cameras, plates, film, paper, and other photographic accessories. Mactavish & Lehmann also sold photographs to residents and tourists. The company ran a dark room for the use of amateur photographers at the Hongkew Medical Hall at the junction of Broadway and Soochow Road (North), Shanghai.