But what struck me most about these images was the clarity and detail of the images rendered, as they are, in even high key tones, and in some instances, the convincing contemporariness of the photographs. They reminded me of a Scottish cross between the images of the American Photographic Survey, and the New Topographics photographers from the 1970's.
Looking over to the observatory on the summit of Ben Nevis, 1883
Vallay House in North Uist in 1901 shortly after construction - Beveridge's summer house.
The lighthouse at Corran Narrows where the Corran ferry currently operates between nether Lochaber and Ardgour. This image could have been made today rather than in 1886 when it was, in fact, created.
Archaelogical excavations on North Uist, with Vallay House in the background, 1919.
...a donkey. 1884
An image made in less than ideal conditions ion the Isle of Eigg - especially when working with large, glass plate negatives. Image made end of September, 1883