Highlights from the Photograph Collections

Selected highlights from some of the National Library of Scotland's photograph collections.

 David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson


Mrs Elizabeth (Johnstone) Hall.

Salted-paper print from a calotype negative, around 1843.

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 Maull and Polyblank


George Cruikshank.

Albumen print, 1857.

From 'Photographic Portraits of Living Celebrities' (London, 1856-1859).

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 Thomas Annan


The Outer Court, University of Glasgow.

Carbon print, 1870.

From Memorials of the Old College of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1871).

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 Archibald Burns


The Horse Wynd, Edinburgh.

Salted-paper print from wet-collodion negative, 1871.

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 James Nasmyth and James Carpenter


'Hand and Apple'.

Woodburytype, around 1873.

From The Moon: Considered as a Planet, a World, and a Satellite (London, 1874).

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 Peter Henry Emerson


'Gathering Water-Lilies'.

Platinum print, 1886.

From: Life and Landscape on the Norfolk Broads (London, 1889).

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