Highlights from the photograph collections
Selected highlights from some of the photograph collections in the National Library of Scotland's rare books 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).