The Adamson Family

1 portrait of Melville Adamson

The Adamson Family, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson, circa 1844-1845 - NPG P6(153) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Adamson Family

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, circa 1844-1845
7 1/8 in. x 5 5/8 in. (181 mm x 143 mm)
Given by an anonymous donor, 1973
Primary Collection
NPG P6(153)


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  • Robert Adamson (1821-1848), Pioneer photographer. Artist associated with 382 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • David Octavius Hill (1802-1870), Landscape and portrait painter; pioneer photographer. Artist associated with 382 portraits, Sitter associated with 22 portraits.

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