Scottish photography: The first thirty years (paperback)
Lavishly illustrated 352 page book on 19th Century Scottish photography from 1840 – 1870 published by National Museums Scotland, which discusses the relationship between art, science and technology which, around 1840, laid a fertile groundwork for photography to flourish in Scotland.
The photographers whose work is discussed include David Octavius Hill, Robert Adamson, James Valentine, Thomas Annan and George Washington Wilson plus practitioners not previously mentioned in any publication. Julia Margaret Cameron's encounter with Scotland is also described as is the work of Scottish photographers abroad.
About the authors: Dr A. D. Morrison-Low is Principal Curator of Historic Scientific Instruments and Photography at National Museums Scotland and Sara Stevenson, formerly chief Photography curator at the National Galleries of Scotland.
22 x 19.6 cm
352 printed pages
Dr A. D. Morrison-Low and Sara Stevenson
National Museum Scotland Enterprise Publishing Ltd
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