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David Octavius Hill & Robert S. Adamson

(United Kingdom, 1802-1870)

"The Misses Grierson", 1843-1847

Salt print, image 20 x 14.5 cm. Sheet 20.5 x 15.5 cm.

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50 000 - 60 000 SEK

4 717 - 5 660 EUR

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Inköpt 1935 från Ferdinand Flodins sterbhus.
Professor Helmer Bäckströms samling.
Gåva av frun Olga Bäckström till vännen Benno Movin-Hermes.
Stockholms Auktionsverk, Auction Nutida och fotografi, 4 maj 2011.


Colin Ford & Roy Strong, "An Early Victorian Album, The Hill/Adamson Collection", 1974, illustrated on p. 268.
National Galleries of Scotland, "David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson", 1981, illustrated on p. 163.

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David Octavius Hill (1802-1870) was a Scottish painter and arts activist. He formed Hill & Adamson studio with the engineer and photographer Robert Adamson (1821-1848) between 1843 and 1847 to pioneer many aspects of photography in Scotland. They were among the first in the world to grasp the artistic possibilities of photography.

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