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.
Maull and Polyblank
Albumen print, 1857.
From 'Photographic Portraits of Living Celebrities' (London, 1856-1859).
The Outer Court, University of Glasgow.
Carbon print, 1870.
From Memorials of the Old College of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1871).
The Horse Wynd, Edinburgh.
Salted-paper print from wet-collodion negative, 1871.
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).
Peter Henry Emerson
Platinum print, 1886.
From: Life and Landscape on the Norfolk Broads (London, 1889).