A Shetland crofter

The amazing images inside Scotland's National Photo Album

An exceptional collection of historic photographs that captures a century of life in Scotland is now on show in Edinburgh.

Scotland’s Photograph Album: The MacKinnon Collection celebrates Scottish life and identity from the 1840s through to the 1940s and is now open at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

by George Washington Wilson 'National Galleries of Scotland, MacKinnon Collection.

1. Forth Bridge, 1888

by George Washington Wilson 'National Galleries of Scotland, MacKinnon Collection.
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by James Valentine'National Galleries of Scotland, MacKinnon Collection.

2. A Shetland crofter, 1880

by James Valentine'National Galleries of Scotland, MacKinnon Collection.
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Unknown photographer'National Galleries of Scotland, MacKinnon Collection.

3. Camping at Balnakeilly, 1879

Unknown photographer'National Galleries of Scotland, MacKinnon Collection.
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by John David Rattar 'National Galleries of Scotland, MacKinnon Collection.

4. Birsay Cliffs, 1930

by John David Rattar 'National Galleries of Scotland, MacKinnon Collection.
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