Folder DC 022/6/2 - Studio books

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DC 022/6/2


Studio books


  • 1874-1915 (Creation)

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2 items.

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Bound ledger book with lock and key belonging to John McGlashan, father of Dasiy and Violet. Contains 1896-1915 balance sheets [boxed separately]."Picture Book": contains purchase orders listing title, size, shape, price, and purchaser; 1874-1876. Belonged to Alexander McGlashan Studio of West Regent St, Glasgow.

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This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.


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The Anderson family archive includes material of 5 of its members, namely the sisters Violet Meikle (1873-?) and Daisy Agnes McGlashan (1879-1968), Daisy's husband William Smith Anderson (1877-1929) and their two daughters Daisy M Anderson (1910-1996) and Agnes Violet Neish (nee Anderson) (c1912-2005). All of the members represented attended the Glasgow School of Art between 1888-1936, many of them establishing careers as artists.

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