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DISCIPLES OF LIGHT: PHOTOGRAPHS IN THE BREWSTER ALBUM. Graham Smith. J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, 1990. Distributed by Oxford University Press, Inc., New York. 170 pp. with 192 ills. (10 col.). 29 x 23 cm. LC 89-24563 ISBN 0892361581 In English.
Documents an unusual album of images by Talbot, Hill, John and Robert Adamson, and other photographers which was assembled in the 1840s and 50s by Scottish scientist Sir David Brewster, a key figure in the early history of the medium. Reproductions of some 175 photographs accompany substantial discussions of the creation of the album and the pioneering activities it illuminates.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain, Scotland — 1800-1900 — Photography
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 053621
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