A Perfect Chemistry: Photographs by Hill & Adamson Limited Edition Book
A Perfect Chemistry: Photographs by Hill & Adamson Limited Edition Book
A Perfect Chemistry: Photographs by Hill & Adamson Limited Edition Book
A Perfect Chemistry: Photographs by Hill & Adamson Limited Edition Book
A Perfect Chemistry: Photographs by Hill & Adamson Limited Edition Book
A Perfect Chemistry: Photographs by Hill & Adamson Limited Edition Book

A Perfect Chemistry: Photographs by Hill & Adamson Limited Edition Book

£48.50

Limited Edition Book to accompany the exhibition with the same name at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery from 27 May - 1 October 2017.

Edition run of 200 copies numbered and signed by the author.

About the book:

Pioneering Edinburgh photographers David Octavius Hill (1802–1870) and Robert Adamson (1821–1848) together formed one of the most famous partnerships in the history of photography.

Producing highly skilled photographs just four years after the new medium was announced to the world in 1839, their images of people, buildings and scenes in and around Edinburgh offer a fascinating glimpse into 1840s Scotland. Their much-loved prints of the Newhaven fisherfolk are among the first images of social documentary photography.

The author, Anne M. Lyden, International Photography Curator at the National Galleries of Scotland, discusses the dynamic dispute that brought these two men together and reveals their perfect chemistry as the first professional partnership in Scottish photography.

  • Size 20.5 x 25 cm (Portrait)
  • Format Hardback with real cloth binding and copper gilt edges
  • Page count 120pp
  • Illustrations 110
  • Publisher National Galleries of Scotland
  • ISBN 9781911054115
  • Authors Anne M. Lyden

100% of all profits support the National Galleries of Scotland