Auction in December
Calotype Club Album, Volume 1, was sold
by auction in December 2001.
catalogue illustrates several of the portraits from the album. I
will reproduce some on this web site if I can get copyright permission
to do so.
in the album include Calotype Club members and their families.
The auction catalogue and press release in December 2001 drew particular
a large format portrait by Dr John Adamson of Robert Tennent,
nephew of Hugh Tennent who was central in the development of the
Tennent's Brewing company.
four self-portraits by Major (later Sir Hugh) Playfair 1786-1861,
one playing a cello.
portrait by Playfair of his wife and daughter, Julia, and of
Sir David Brewster. Playfair became Provost of St Andrews in 1842
and helped to develop the Royal & Ancient Golf Club.
a full length portrait of George Montgomery and James Coventry.
Dominic Winter Auction Catalogue, 12 Dec 2001+ Sunday Times, 18 Nov