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Alex. Sinclair's Blog – March 2017 Archive (1)

Alexander McGlashon

Alexander McGlashon (sometimes spelled McGlashan) was born in 1811 and established a successful career as a copperplate printer in Edinburgh; examples of his printed work from about 1840 onwards can be found in various museums. As a member of the Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland he clearly had interests beyond the merely mundane and it is not surprising that he became interested in the relatively new medium of photography; while retaining his printing business this…

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Added by Alex. Sinclair on March 2, 2017 at 15:36 — 2 Comments

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