Pioneers of Victorian photography
Science and Technology
10 min watch
In these short films, experts from the world of photography introduce the heroes of Victorian photography.
Hill and Adamson
Dr Sara Stevenson, photo historian, talks about the origins of Hill and Adamson’s partnership and their photography skills.
Dr Alison Morrison Low, Principal Curator of Science, National Museums Scotland, talks about daguerreotype portraits in Scotland and the work of Thomas Davidson.
Photo historian Denis Pellerin talks about the development of the lenticular stereoscope and the stereo-daguerreotypes of Jules Duboscq.
Amateur photographers: Julia Margaret Cameron
Anne Lyden, International Photography Curator, National Galleries of Scotland, talks about photographer Julia Margaret Cameron.
George Washington Wilson
Emeritus Professor Roger Taylor talks about George Washington Wilson’s life and work.
Dr Brian May, CBE, musician and collector of stereo-photography talks about the photography of TR Williams.