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David Octavius Hill

[Scottish Painter and Photographer, 1802-1870]

• Relationships: Hill's partner in photography was Robert Adamson, who provided technical expertise in the still-experimental medium.
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDavid Octavius Hill at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
9 works online

Notable SiteDetroit Institute of Arts, Michigan   NEW!

Notable SiteEastman House Museum of Photography & Film, Rochester, New York

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
21 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
Many works by David Octavius Hill online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
18 works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art  

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Mark Napier, photograph

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Portrait of James Drummond, salt print, 1845

Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Connecticut
Sir William Allan, 1843-47

Carlos Museum at Emory University, Georgia
View along Newhaven Beach

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
The Firth of Forth, oil on panel

Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Scottish Fishwives, Washaday Group

David Octavius Hill in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Stephen Rintoul, editor of the Spectator

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

The Huntington Library, California

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Group of Six Gentlemen, Edinburgh, 1843

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
5.000 Meisterwerke der Fotografie (in German)  

Masters of Photography  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteAnswers.com reference works  
Entry on the Hill & Adamson project The Newhaven Calotypes

Notable SiteAnswers.com reference works  
The "Art Encyclopedia" entry is from the Concise Grove Dictionary of Art (2002). The "Photography Encyclopedia" entry is from the The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005).

Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on David Octavius Hill  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

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