Photograph Album of the Edinburgh Calotype Club by Various

The album contains 206 calotype prints taken by a group of pioneering amateur Scottish photographers comprising Dr.


Salted-paper prints
Various up to 29.5 x 15 cm
Art Fund grant:
£17,708 ( Total: £232,997)
Acquired in:
Dominic Winter Book Auctions

Adamson, Sir James Dunlop, Revd Mr McPhail, Mr C Innes, Mr G Moir, Mr J F Montgomery, Major Playfair and R&A C Tennent.


1840s held by the Edinburgh Calotype Club; 1885-1900 Reverend Dean Montgomery, the last surviving member of the Calotype Club; 1900-2001 presumed lost.

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