Lyden, Anne M., 1972-, A perfect chemistry , 
- A perfect chemistry : photographs by Hill & Adamson / Anne M. Lyden.
- Alternate Title(s):
- Photographs by Hill and Adamson
- Edinburgh : National Galleries of Scotland, 
- Physical Description:
- 118 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 26 cm
- Reference LibraryTR646.G7 L93 2017 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Catalog of an exhibition held at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, May 27 - October 1, 2017.
Includes bibliographical references (page 118).
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. In the space of four and a half years Hill and Adamson produced several thousand prints encompassing landscapes, architectural views, tableaux vivants from Scottish literature and an impressive suite of portraits featuring key members of Edinburgh society--Back cover.
- Subject Terms:
- Adamson, Robert, 1821-1848Adamson, Robert, 1821-1848 -- Exhibitions.Adamson, Robert, 1821-1848 -- Exhibitions.Adamson, Robert, 1821-1848.Hill, David Octavius, 1802-1870Hill, David Octavius, 1802-1870 -- Exhibitions.Hill, David Octavius, 1802-1870 -- Expositions.Hill, David Octavius, 1802-1870.Photography -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Exhibitions.PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Portraits.Photography, Artistic -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.Photography, Artistic.Photography.Scotland -- Edinburgh.
- Exhibition catalogs.