[Lane and Peddie as Afghans]

Object Details

Title:

[Lane and Peddie as Afghans]

Artist/Maker(s):

Hill & Adamson (Scottish, active 1843 - 1848)

Culture:

Scottish

Date:

1843

Medium:

Salted paper print from a Calotype negative

Dimensions:

20.6 x 14.3 cm (8 1/8 x 5 5/8 in.)

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The team of Hill and Adamson initially began making dramatic portrait photographs as studies for one of Hill's composite paintings. They also produced costume studies, including this scene in which Arabic scholar Mr. Lane and Mr. (Peddie) Redding appear in foreign garb.

Exhibitions
In Focus: Making a Scene (June 30 to October 18, 2009)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, (Los Angeles), June 30 to October 18, 2009
Bibliography

Ford, Colin, ed. and Roy Strong . An Early Victorian Album: The Photographic Masterpieces (1843-1847) of David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson (New York: Knopf, 1976) pp. 34, 287, 298-300.