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  • John Forbes White
On the Don

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On the Don 1857

Not on display

  • Scottish Art
White had a preference for landscape and architectural subjects, photographing places as far apart as St Magnus Cathedral in Orkney and Furness Abbey in north-west England. He also concentrated on the peaceful scenery surrounding the family mill on the River Don in Aberdeen. As this photograph suggests, White picked his viewpoint very carefully, framing the landscape as if it was an oil painting.


  • Acc. No. PGP EPS 112
  • Medium Salt print from waxed paper negative
  • Size 24.50 x 29.20 cm
  • Credit Edinburgh Photographic Society Collection, gifted 1987