HILL (DAVID OCTAVIUS) and ROBERT ADAMSON The Fore Tower of the Castle; the Abbey Wall, with a man standing centre; the 'Pends', entrance to the Cathedral precinct; South Street with W. Smith's chemist shop and the Town Church, all St. Andrews, [1843-1847] (4)
Lot 205
HILL (DAVID OCTAVIUS) and ROBERT ADAMSON
The Fore Tower of the Castle; the Abbey Wall, with a man standing centre; the 'Pends', entrance to the Cathedral precinct; South Street with W. Smith's chemist shop and the Town Church, all St. Andrews, [1843-1847] (4)
Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,944) inc. premium
Lot Details
HILL (DAVID OCTAVIUS) and ROBERT ADAMSON
The Fore Tower of the Castle; the Abbey Wall, with a man standing centre; the 'Pends', entrance to the Cathedral precinct; South Street with W. Smith's chemist shop and the Town Church, all St. Andrews, salt paper prints from calotype negatives, the last erroneously captioned on verso in pencil [Stevenson, St. Andrews 12, 30, 26, 76], 208 x 153 mm., 157 x 214 mm., 219 x 146 mm., 110 x 105 mm., [1843-1847] (4)

Footnotes

  • Views of Adamson's home town, St. Andrews. As early as September or October 1842, before his partnership with Hill in Edinburgh, Adamson and his brother had photographed St. Andrews and its environs (Smith, Disciples of Light, p.54).
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