details below are details taken from DO Hill's painting of The
& Adamson, working in partnership,
from 1843, produced
several hundred calotype photos of individual ministers, to be used later
by DO Hill when he painted the Disruption picture.
painting measures 12ft x 4ft 8ins. It took Hill from 1843 until 1866
to complete - and it is believed that it may, in fact, have been completed
by his wife.