The Hamilton Gray Album, 1830-1960
A scrapbook of writings, illustrations, and photographs assembled by an unknown person within the family of Rev. John Hamilton Gray. Contains a multitude of loose letters, writings and drawings, and 26 photographs, both loose and pasted in. Includes one albumin print of Westmeaston Rectory, eight salt prints by Hill & Adamson, one by John Adamson, one by Thomas Rodger, and one by Henry Collen.
- Creation: 1830-1960
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MS. 23051 photogr. 3
Wilson Centre Accession Number: 03:7442; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 361
Biographical / Historical
John Hamilton Gray was a Scottish advocate and Anglican priest. This album was most likely assembled by his wife or daughter, and features the work of several early Scottish photographers.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Hans Kraus US, 29/05/2003
Salt prints from a Calotype negative