Descender & J.B.W. & R.M.A.

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From the Robert Moyes Adam Scottish Landscape Photography Collection Collection Collection
Part of RM Adam small quarter plate glass negative series Parent record level Series

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Showing climber prepared for descent. C.W. [Charles Waterston] (descender) J.B.W. & R.M.A. at ropes.


Young man with camera and tripod, attached by harness to rope, rope is belayed to iron pin and two men are holding end. Bag and coil of rope on ground beside the seated anchor men.

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25 February 1905

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Image courtesy of University of St Andrews Library and D. C. Thomson.


The Robert Moyes Adam Collection reproduction and licensing rights are jointly held and managed by the University of St Andrews and D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. Reproduction for University of St Andrews and D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd exhibition, publication, research and promotion. Any external or commercial use to be approved/managed by managing partners, which can be facilitated by Special Collections.

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Image Courtesy of the University of St Andrews Library, ID RMA-S-9-X

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