In 1840s Edinburgh, painter David Octavius Hill and engineer Robert Adamson formed the city’s first photography studio, which created thousands of images until Adamson’s sudden death.
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
The National Galleries of Scotland Is Digitizing Its 94,000-Piece Collection
Since the start of this month, about 40,000 images of works are available on the relaunched NGS website.
Required Reading: iPad Art Apps and More
This week, the anti-slavery origins of the Christmas tree in the US, iPad art apps, Ai Weiwei documentary, Georgian architecture, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, danger in Pompeii, the state of the New Orleans art scene and Stocking.