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Hill and Adamson Collection

GUL Number: HA0958
Object Type: PRINT SALT
Title: View of St Andrews, seen over the North Sands; man standing with horse
Subject: Architecture/Townscape
Description: This was plate 23 in the 1846 volume `A Series of Calotype Views of St Andrews, published by DO Hill and R Adamson at their Calotype Studio, Calton Stairs, Edinburgh'. It was made from negative HA775. The inventor of photography, WHF Talbot, saw book illustration as one of the greatest uses of the new art. Before the advent of photomechanical processes, each plate had to be an actual original photographic print. This "salted paper" print was handmade.
Location: St Andrews
Photographer: HILL David Octavius
Photographer: ADAMSON Robert
Image Size: 13.4 h x 19.7 w
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