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The Fishermen and women of the Firth of Forth

£40.00

Product description

Published on the occasion of the 1991 exhibition in Edinburgh, this book is a collection of photographs taken in the mid 19th Century by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson. They announced the intention to publish this work in 1844, but it was only in 1987 that the Edinburgh Photographic Society donated their 87 paper negatives to the Scottish Photographic Archive, which undertook the project of publication. The old photographs illustrate the social and cultural life of the fishing village of Newhaven. 120 pages, with 36 b/w photographs in the commentary on pp. 9-54, and 60 sepia plates illustrating Newhaven. Index on pp. 118-119. Bound in yellow paper, with a photograph on the front cover. In very good condition

Item details

Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
9 1/2" x 11"
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Title:
The Fishermen and women of the Firth of Forth

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Published on the occasion of the 1991 exhibition in Edinburgh, this book is a collection of photographs taken in the mid 19th Century by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson. They announced the intention to publish this work in 1844, but it was only in 1987 that the Edinburgh Photographic Society donated their 87 paper negatives to the Scottish Photographic Archive, which undertook the project of publication. The old photographs illustrate the social and cultural life of the fishing village of Newhaven. 120 pages, with 36 b/w photographs in the commentary on pp. 9-54, and 60 sepia plates illustrating Newhaven. Index on pp. 118-119. Bound in yellow paper, with a photograph on the front cover. In very good condition

Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
9 1/2" x 11"
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Title:
The Fishermen and women of the Firth of Forth

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