A selection from the work of the photographic partnership of Hill and Adamson. Accompanies an exhibition starting at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh (27 May - 1 October 2017) before touring internationally.
In this sumptuous new book, Alexander McCall Smith curates his own distinctive story of Edinburgh - combining his affectionate, incisive wit with a wealth of stunning imagery drawn from Scotland's national collection of architecture and archaeology.
With 200 outstanding colour photographs and fascinating captions, Abandoned Industrial Places is a brilliant pictorial examination of derelict factories, underground and opencast mines, nuclear power stations and gasworks, atomic test sites, space research centres, Victorian English mill towns, American gold rush settlements and much more.
Showcasing one of Adebanji Alade's inspirational sketchbooks in its entirety, and with a fascinating introduction to the way he works, this unique visual record of everyday city life also offers a compelling insight into the creative process of a modern urban sketcher.
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