The Origins of Documentary Photography: St Andrews in the 1840s

Dr Sara Stevenson

The Byre Theatre

08 Sep 5.30pm

Scotland Through the Lens explores local and national history as captured by Scottish photographers. Come and take a closer look at photographs of people working at sea, living on the land and development of urban spaces over the past 175 years. The exhibition is drawn from the Special Collections at the University of St Andrews Library and highlights the way in which documentary photography offers alternative ways of seeing, recording and understanding events and situation that have shaped our world.


The Byre Theatre
University of St Andrews
Abbey Street
St Andrews
KY16 9LA
01334 468807

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IPS SoP 2016
Fisherwomen – St Andrews, 1847, by Hill & Adamson. Image courtesy of University of St Andrews Library. ID: ALB-6-91