Informative companion guide to the photography collection part of the National Galleries of Scotland Collection. Photography has been at the centre of the history and development of photography since the 1840s. The Scottish National Portrait Gallery and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art hold outstanding collections of photographic art spanning three centuries.
This revised edition, updated to include remarkable recent acquisitions, offers a detailed guide to the collection as well as a useful introduction to the history of photography.
Included are photographers such as David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, Julia Margaret Cameron, Thomas Annan, Alfred Steiglitz, Robert Capa, Bill Brandt, Annie Leibovitz, Owen Logan and Andreas Gursky.