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Hugh Miller, 1802 - 1856. Geologist and author 1843

Not on display

  • Scottish Art
Hugh Miller began his working life as a mason. After a number of career changes, he became the editor of 'The Witness' newspaper in the 1840s. One of the first to pose for Hill and Adamson, he also wrote a pioneering critical article on the possibilities of photography in 1843. Miller is here shown as a stone mason, as he had been in earlier life.


  • Acc. No. PGP HA 281
  • Medium Calotype print
  • Size 15.60 x 11.10 cm
  • Credit Elliot Collection, bequeathed 1950