years later after being in Lacock by Lord H.Fox Talbot, now here in Edinburgh in the footsteps of Hill & Adamson [...] Trophy book full of previously unpublished photographs.
Between 1843 and 1847, Hill & Adamson produced several thousand calotype prints.
The photographs of George Moir above are calotypes taken by Hill & Adamson between 1843 and 1847
George Moir was a founding member of the Edinburgh Calotype Club. Like many of Edinburgh's very early photographers, he had a legal background.
He went on to become a Founding Member of the Photographic Society of Scotland in 1856.
He has been has been described as:
"taking record photographs, but with impeccable technique, in the style of a draughtsman." [John Hannavy: A Moment in Time.]
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