Artist Robert Adamson, Scottish, 1821 - 1848
Artist David Octavius Hill, Scottish, 1802 - 1870
Title
  • "Afgans" or "Circassian Armour"
Date ca. 1843
Medium calotype
Dimensions Image: 7 3/4 × 5 1/2 inches (19.7 × 14 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number F81.54
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed in pencil, on verso, top center: F + S 2% | Afghan Costume | (Edward William Lane | + Mr. Redding in African | Chainmail suits).
(Daniel Katz, London, England);
1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Ford, C., ed. An Early Victorian Album. The Photographic Masterpieces (1843-1847) of David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson. New York, 1976, p. 300.

Stevenson, S. "The calotype photographs of David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson in the Detroit Institute of Arts." Bulletin of the DIA 66, no. 4 (1991): 30-41, fig. 10 (ill.).