Edinburgh Exhibitions  -  2004


'Northern Light'

24 April 2004  to 19 June 2004

Open 10am to 5pm (Mon to Sat)

Admission Free.

City Art Centre, Market Street, Edinburgh

Leith Shore and Ship - Photograph by Begbie

 Cavaye Collection of Thomas Begbie Prints: City Art Centre, City of Edinburgh Museums and Galleries 


The Exhibition

'Northern Light is an exhibition of photographs from the City Art Centre's collection.  The exhibition includes work by

Thomas Begbie   -  several photographs of Edinburgh and Leith 1845-49, including the view of Shipping at The Shore, Leith (above), a view of Princes Street with its cobbled surface, a view of Dean Village and a view of a dredger at Granton Harbour (that I have not seen previously).  Also, a photograph of the Royal Review of Scottish Volunteers, August 1860.

Graham Clark  -  eight photographs including shops and other views around the Stockbridge area of Edinburgh in the late 1980s.

-  Callum Colvin -  large 'constructed' still life tableaux photographs in a style for which he has become well known, from this photographer who studied photography and sculpture in Scotland.

-  Owen Logan

-  Patricia Macdonald - patterns in the landscape, aerial photographs by Patricia Macdonald taken in collaboration with her husband and pilot Angus Macdonald.

-  Wendy McMurdo

-  Ron O'Donnell  - a humorous photograph titled Still Life is Alive and Kicking.

-  Joseph McKenzie - documentary photographs capturing the aspects of Edinburgh in 1968-69, including The Chipper (chip van), 'The Scaffie', and Import/Export (a view of of barrels beside the Water of Leith, close to the location of the Begbie photograph above.)


REFERENCE:    Leaflet:  Exhibitions & Events  - City of Edinburgh Museums & Galleries  -  Feb to May 2004