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The Hill and Adamson albums: photographs by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, 1843-48

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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Robert Adamson, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(181)

Robert Adamson

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(181)

Sir William Allan, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(35)

Sir William Allan

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(35)

Sir William Allan, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(55)

Sir William Allan

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

Sir Wyndham Carmichael Anstruther, 7th Bt, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(43)

Sir Wyndham Carmichael Anstruther, 7th Bt

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

James Aytoun, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(36)

James Aytoun

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

Jeanie Wilson, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(207)

Jeanie Wilson

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

James Ballantyne, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(82)

James Ballantyne

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

James Ballantyne, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(95)

James Ballantyne

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

George William Bell, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(70)

George William Bell

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

Thomas Blizzard Bell, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(64)

Thomas Blizzard Bell

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

Sir David Brewster, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(10)

Sir David Brewster

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