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8 Apr 2020

The history of photography at the National Trust for Scotland

Written by Ben Reiss, Morton Photography Project Curator
A black and white photo of a girl's head. She has freckles and dark hair. A second person's hand is in front of her right eye.
A glass plate negative from the collection of Scottish artist E A Hornel, c1907–11 (National Trust for Scotland: Broughton House & Garden)
Like many of us today, the people who lived in our places took and collected photographs. Through the photographic collections they left behind, we can explore 160 years of the history of photography.

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