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The Torso

5 of 22 portraits of David Octavius Hill

The Torso, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson, 1843-1848 - NPG P6(98) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Torso

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
7 5/8 in. x 5 3/4 in. (195 mm x 147 mm)
Given by an anonymous donor, 1973
Primary Collection
NPG P6(98)


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Sittersback to top

  • John Henning (1771-1851), Sculptor. Sitter in 19 portraits, Artist of 7 portraits.
  • David Octavius Hill (1802-1870), Landscape and portrait painter; pioneer photographer. Sitter associated with 22 portraits, Artist associated with 381 portraits.
  • Alexander Handyside Ritchie (1804-1870), Sculptor. Sitter in 5 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.

Artistsback to top

  • Robert Adamson (1821-1848), Pioneer photographer. Artist associated with 381 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • David Octavius Hill (1802-1870), Landscape and portrait painter; pioneer photographer. Artist associated with 381 portraits, Sitter associated with 22 portraits.