Simpson, Roddy, The photography of Victorian Scotland , 2012
The photography of Victorian Scotland / Roddy Simpson.
- Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2012.
- Physical Description:
- xii, 209 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Reference LibraryTR61 .S467 2012 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Includes bibliographical references (p. -200) and index.
- Subject Terms:
- Photography -- Scotland -- History -- 19th century.
- Origins of Scottish photography: pioneering activities in St Andrews and Edinburgh
- David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson: the 'partnership of genius' and the first art photography
- Photography for the few: the activities of the enthusiastic and artistic amateurs
- Photography in demand: the work of the increasing number of professional photographers to meet public demand
- Scots abroad: the achievements of Scottish photographers around the world
- Tourists and travellers: images of Scotland produced for the growing tourist market and photographs taken by visitors
- Recording social conditions and industrial change: photographs of what was being lost and what was replacing it
- Photography as art: looking at the images and the arguments
- Populist activity and pictorialism: popular involvement with cheap and mass produced cameras and photographers with artistic aspirations
- Scotland's enduring photographic legacy.