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Thomas Annan or John Annan ? 
50 Saltmarket from London Street 
[The Old Closes & Streets of Glasgow (1900 edition)] 
1885 
  
Photogravure 
18.5 x 24.0 cm 
  
Photoseed 
Photograph courtesy PhotoSeed.com 
  
 
LL/12261 
  
It is not certain who took this photograph. Anita Ventura Mozley (1977) in her book Thomas Annan: Photographs of The Old Closes And Streets of Glasgow 1868/1877 (With a supplement of 15 related views) (New York: Dover Publications, Inc.) says on p.VI of her introduction: "Annan died in 1887; it is possible, but not likely, that he took the photograph dated 1885 (with its "Funeral Office" sign) that is reproduced as Plate 50 in the gravure edition."
 
This plate was included in:
 
The Old Closes & Streets of Glasgow. Engraved by Annan from photographs taken for the City of Glasgow Improvement Trust. With an introduction by William Young. It was published in 1900 from an edition of 100 by the Glasgow firm of James MacLehose & Sons. 
 

 
  
 
  
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