Horatio Ross

Self Portrait

Self portrait of Horatio Ross preparing a collodion plate

Horatio Ross  -  Amateur photographer

© Reproduced with permission of Christies Images Limited, London

Self Portrait

A copy of the photograph above (8 x 6¼ ins) – was sold at Christie’s Auction in South Kensington in 1989.   It had an estimated sale price of £700-£900, but sold for £3,200 + commission.

A Horatio Ross album, including 60 of his photos of Scottish landscapes, hunting lodges, trophies and views of Edinburgh, taken during the 1850s, was sold at Sotheby's for £144,000, six times more than expected, in the late 1990s to an anonymous private buyer.    [Aberdeen Press & Journal]


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