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257 Portraits in set: The Hill and Adamson albums: photographs by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, 1843-8

Three albums containing some of the earliest photographs ever taken and the best examples of Hill and Adamson's work. The prints were selected from their collection of 1,500 negatives and arranged in three albums by Hill, on Adamson's untimely death, aged 26, in 1848.

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P6(181)

Robert Adamson

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
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Sir William Allan

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
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P6(55)

Sir William Allan

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(55)

P6(43)

Sir Wyndham Carmichael Anstruther, 7th Bt

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(43)

P6(176)

The Gowan

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(176)

P6(177)

Mary McCandlish; Margaret Arkley (née McCandlish)

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
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P6(36)

James Aytoun

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(36)

P6(207)

Jeanie Wilson

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(207)

P6(82)

James Ballantyne

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(82)

P6(95)

James Ballantyne

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(95)

P6(141)

Edinburgh Ale

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(141)

P6(143)

A Discussion

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(143)

P6(105)

Study for...the first General Assembly of the Free Church

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(105)

P6(170)

Sleeping Child (Miss Bell)

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(170)

P6(119)

Isabella Morrison Bell

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(119)

P6(70)

George William Bell

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(70)

P6(64)

Thomas Blizzard Bell

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(64)

P6(104)

Free Church Committee

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(104)

P6(10)

Sir David Brewster

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843
NPG P6(10)