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Explore our archive of Victorian photography, from the early days of daguerreotypes to the birth of photography for the masses. Discover some familiar faces and meet some unexpected characters, and see Scotland as you've never seen it before.
Discover how Victorian inventors and entrepreneurs succeeded in capturing the very first images....
In these short films, experts from the world of photography introduce the heroes of Victorian photography....
Kirke Kook explores the meaning behind some of the photographs in the National Museums Scotland collection....