Non-Fiction Books:

Mr Hill's Big Picture

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Mr Hill's Big Picture

The Day That Changed Scotland Forever - Captured on Canvas

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Mr Hill's Big Picture by John Fowler
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

A `snapshot' of the single most important moment in 19th-century Scottish history. This book is based on an extraordinary painting by David Octavius Hill of the Disruption - a now half-forgotten schism in the Church that was so divisive in Scottish society and so explosive that it shaped Scotland as we know it today. It involved all the `movers and shakers' of the 19th century. It was a watershed in Scottish history. The `big picture' depicts individuals present in amazing detail, and the personal stories of many of them are enthrallingly told in the book. The painting took 20 years to finish, using the fledgling techniques of photography for reference. The pacy, enthralling style of the book captures the stories of real lives at this dramatic time - when religion was the anchor of most people - in a way that is totally absorbing. This is a must-read for anyone interested in Scotland or in the pioneering methods used by the artist.

Author Biography

John Fowler is one of Scotland's most highly regarded journalists, with a long career writing for The Herald and other newspapers.
Release date NZ
April 30th, 2006
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
St Andrew Press
Pages
216
ISBN-13
9780715208236
Product ID
1829894

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 180 Banana Points