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Thomas Annan

(1829-1887), Photographer

Artist associated with 44 portraits
Thomas Annan was a Scottish photographer who utilised many photographic processes throughout his career. He made portrait and architectural photographs with equal ability, but is primarily remembered for his studies of the alleys and tenement buildings of Glasgow. The Old Closes & Streets of Glasgow (1868-71), a classic of documentary photography, has gone through multiple editions in albumen print, carbon print and photogravure portfolio, and book forms. He was the founder of the firm T. & R. Annan & Sons, and was the father of J. Craig Annan, also a noted photographer.

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Edmund Law Lushington, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27842

Edmund Law Lushington

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27842

George Gilbert Ramsay, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27843

George Gilbert Ramsay

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27843

Hugh Blackburn, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27844

Hugh Blackburn

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27844

Robert Grant, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27845

Robert Grant

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27845

(William John) Macquorn Rankine, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27846

(William John) Macquorn Rankine

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27846

John Nichol, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27847

John Nichol

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27847

John Caird, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27848

John Caird

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27848

Duncan Harkness Weir, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27849

Duncan Harkness Weir

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27849

Thomas Thomson Jackson, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27850

Thomas Thomson Jackson

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27850

William Purdie Dickson, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27851

William Purdie Dickson

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27851

Robert Berry, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27852

Robert Berry

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27852

Sir James Roberton, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27853

Sir James Roberton

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27853

Sir William Tennant Gairdner, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27854

Sir William Tennant Gairdner

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27854

Allen Thomson, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27855

Allen Thomson

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27855

John Young, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27856

John Young

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27856

Sir George Husband Baird Macleod, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27857

Sir George Husband Baird Macleod

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27857

William Leishman, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27858

William Leishman

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27858

Thomas Anderson, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27859

Thomas Anderson

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27859

Alexander Dickson, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27860

Alexander Dickson

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27860

John Black Cowan, by Thomas Annan - NPG Ax27861

John Black Cowan

by Thomas Annan
carbon print, published 1871
NPG Ax27861

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