Donaldson Clark was born in Ayr in 1816. He was trained in
chemistry. After running a calico works in the North of England,
he returned to Scotland. He photographed several Edinburgh street
scenes around 1860.
Street - July 1858
by courtesy of Edinburgh City Libraries and Information Services
albumen print of Princes Street, taken by Clark in July 1858, looking to the
East along Princes Street from the junction with Frederick Street.
is one of four views of Edinburgh by Clark to be auctioned by Christies,
South Kensington, London, on 11 May 2001. This print is 8 1/4
auction catalogue gives an estimated sale price of £1,500 to £2,000 for
this print. [CSK]
[Catalogue, EN:DT:27 April 2001].