Dean Cemetery - David Octavus Hills Gravestone - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
the gravestone of renowned scottish photographer david octavus hill in dean cemetery edinburgh.
Dean Cemetery - David Octavus Hills Gravestone - FURTHER INFORMATION
Dean Cemetery - David Octavus Hills Gravestone - Edinburgh visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Dean Cemetery - David Octavus Hills Gravestone' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Lothian.
David Octavus HillsDavid Octavus Hills lived from 1802 to 1870. He was born in Perth and developed a passion for lithography, painting and photography. Along with with Robert Adamson, an engineer and photographer, he pioneered several developments in photgraphy between 1843 and 1847. His work included many landscapes around Fife and photographs of the Disruption Assembly in 1843, which saw the foundation of the Free Church of Scotland. He later turned this into a celebrated painting.
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TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Bus: Dean Gallery, Belford Bridge.
Walk: Dean is just over a mile from Edinburgh (Waverley) Station and the Tourist Information Centre. The easiest way to walk there is west along Princes Street, continue past St John's Church onto Shandwick Place. Turn right onto Queensferry Road, left onto Bells Brae just before Dean Bridge and then over the Water of Leith and up Dean Path.