Hill, David Octavius & Adamson, Robert

Mrs Grace Ramsay and 4 unknown women 

St Andrews  circa 1845

plain toned salted paper print from a calotype negative, inscribed in pencil  recto ‘Fish women St Andrews’. 205 by 155mm (8 by 6 inches). This print is larger than that illustrated in Colin Ford (see below) and shows less edge fading.  

Stevenson, Sarah: David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, catalogue of their calotypes taken between 1843 and 1847 in the collection of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Nat galleries of Scotland, 1981, illus. pp 198, Newhaven 48.  Ford, Colin: An early Victorian album; the photographic masterpieces of D. O. Hill and R. Adamson, Knopf 1976 illus. pp 162 (full size) 
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