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Hill and Adamson's Rock House, Edinburgh, sold

BPH reported in September 2016 that Rock House, Edinburgh, was up for sale. After an extended period Rock House has finally sold for more than £1.7 million. The new owner wishes to remain anonymous.

Rock House was built in the 1750s, the house became part of photographic history when in 1843 Robert Adamson moved into the property, followed by his business partner and artist, Hill, in 1844. The partnership created some of the most beautiful and important calotype portraits during the photography's early years. As a consequence, Roddy Simpson, an photographic history based at the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow, commented: "Rock House, Calton Hill, Edinburgh, has an unrivalled place in the history of Scottish photography and could be said to be the most famous address in photography.'.

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