|Dates: ||1811 - 1901|
The descendant of an ancient Scottish clan at Arkleton and an Edinburgh-based Writer to the Signet (a member of a distinguished legal society), Scott was an early member of the Photographic Society of Scotland and showed two calotypes in its 1856 exhibition. One was a view of North Street in St. Andrews, and the other was of cottages in Dumfriesshire. Nothing else is known of his photographic work.
Roger Taylor & Larry J. Schaaf Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840-1860 (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2007)
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Date last updated: 4 Nov 2012.
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