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Lincoln Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the door to the chapter house at Lincoln Cathedral. Plans of archways are also drawn, complete with measurements. A note dates the structure to 1225. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Linlithgow Palace

Perspective drawing of Linlithgow Palace, viewed from the crypt. Underneath are labelled elevations, sections, and perspectives of windows and doors, complete with measurements. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Paper conservation was completed in 2019.

McGibbon, Alexander

Carlisle Cathedral

Perspective drawing of Carlisle Cathedral viewed from the south-west. McGibbon seems to have been particularly interested in the corbel tables, annotating them with the number of individual stones. The drawing is accompanied by smaller sketches of the cathedral's detailing, including part of a portal, window tracery, a column, and a closer view of a corbel table. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Carlisle Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the portal to the south transept at Carlisle Cathedral. Alongside it, other sketches and sections show detailing of the portal. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Carlisle Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the east front of Carlisle Cathedral. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Paper conservation was completed in 2019.

McGibbon, Alexander

Jedburgh Abbey

Perspective drawing of Jedburgh Abbey, displaying the portal leading to the cloisters in the south aisle of the nave. Underneath, plans of the archway and jamb are drawn, as well as cross-sections and perspectives of column bases and capitals. A note is written stating that the details are taken from a restored replica and not the original. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Beverley Minster

Perspective drawing of the doorway of the north transept at Beverley Minster. Accompanying it are several plans, sections and elevations of the archway and its ornamentation, complete with measurements. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Beverley Minster

Perspective drawing of the porch to the north aisle of the nave at Beverley Minster. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Beverley Minster

Perspective drawing of the transept crossing at Beverley Minster, viewed from the south-west. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Canterbury Cathedral

Perspective drawing of St. Anselnis Tower at Canterbury Cathedral, labelled 'South-East Transept'. A note dates the structure 'c. 1080'. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Newark Castle, Port Glasgow

Three perspectives drawings of pediments at Newark Castle, accompanied by sections and elevations. The drawings are labelled with some measurements and notes. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Beverley Minster

Perspective drawing of the west wall of the nave at Beverley Minster. Accompanying it are sections and elevations of the columns in the arcade, complete with measurements. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Kilbirnie Parish Church

Perspective drawing of the gallery front at Kilbirnie Parish Church. The drawing is accompanied by smaller sections and elevations of the columns, and a rough plan of the gallery. Various measurements and descriptions of materials are noted. The drawing is labelled 'Association Visit,' referring to the Glasgow Architectural Association. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Kilwinning Abbey

Perspective drawing of the doorway to cloisters at Kilwinning Abbey. Underneath, a plan of the archway is drawn, accompanied by sections, elevations and perspectives of the clustered pillars. Measurements and notes are provided for various elements. The drawing is labelled 'Association Visit,' referring to the Glasgow Architectural Association. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Lincoln Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the central tower at Lincoln Cathedral, viewed from the south-west. Annotations specify the date of the upper portion as 1306, the pierced parapet as 1775, and the remaining structure as 1240. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

St. Nicholas' Church, Barfreston

Perspective drawing of the interior of St. Nicholas' Church, Barfreston. Accompanying the perspective is a small plan of the building and several sections and elevations of arches, columns, and windows, complete with measurements and notes. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Wooden house, Rouen

Perspective drawing of the façade of a 16th century house in Rouen, France. A note states that the frontage is about 17 feet wide, and that the structure was 'removed from original situation and reerected in 1861'. The sketch appears to have been made using a photograph as reference. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Durham Cathedral

Several perspective drawings of Durham Cathedral. A large perspective of the south-west tower is accompanied by smaller perspectives of the exterior and interior of the cloister, and annotated sections. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Durham Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the nave at Durham Cathedral, viewed from the north aisle. Several plans and sections of columns, clustered pillars and ribbed vaulting are also drawn, complete with measurements. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library

McGibbon, Alexander

Durham Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the Chapel of the Nine Alters at Durham Cathedral, viewed from the north-east corner. Annotations describe the materials of the construction elements. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Paper conservation was completed in 2019.

McGibbon, Alexander

St. Andrews' Cathedral, Fife

Watercolour and pencil sketch depicting the ruins of a church and gravestones. There is no indication of the location or date, but it is likely related to another watercolour sketch at the ruins of St. Andrew's Cathedral. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

York Minster

Perspective drawing of York Minster. An outline of the building is drawn with detailing partially completed. The drawing is dated 'approx. 1885.' The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Church exterior

Perspective drawing of the exterior of a church.  There is no indication of the location or date.  The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Lincoln Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the north-west corner of Lincoln Cathedral, also depicting surrounding buildings. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library

McGibbon, Alexander

St. Michael's Church, Linlithgow

Perspective drawing of the south-west porch at St. Michael's Church, Linlithgow. A note states that ths sketch is unfinished, and the location of two niches are noted but not drawn. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Paper conservation will be undertaken in 2019.

McGibbon, Alexander

Lincoln Cathedral

Several perspective drawings of doors and door knockers at Lincoln Cathedral, with various notes and measurements. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Dunblane Cathedral

Perspective drawing of Dunblane Cathedral viewed from the south-east. The drawing is labelled 'Association Visit,' referring to the Glasgow Architectural Association. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Roslin Chapel

Perspective drawing of the south aisle of Roslin Chapel, with accompanying sections complete with measurements. A note dates the structure to 1446. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Paper conservation was completed in 2019.

McGibbon, Alexander

Dunblane Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the interior of the west gable at Dunblane Cathedral. The drawing is labelled 'Association Visit,' referring to the Glasgow Architectural Association. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Roslin Chapel

Perspective drawing of the south porch at Roslin Chapel, with accompanying sections of the doorway and buttress complete with measurements. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Paper conservation was completed in 2019.

McGibbon, Alexander

Kelso Abbey

Perspective drawing of the east corner of the south transept at Kelso Abbey.  Accompanying it are several smaller perspectives and sections of architectural elements, annotated with measurements.  The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Newark Castle, Port Glasgow

Perspective drawing of Newark Castle, viewing onto the courtyard. Underneath, cross-sections and perspectives of various elements - particularly pediments and doorways - are drawn and annotated with measurements and notes. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Kilbirnie Parish Church

Perspective drawing of Kilbirnie Parish Church, accompanied by small sections underneath with some measurements and notes. An annotation dates the church to '1640?' The drawing is labelled 'Association Visit,' referring to the Glasgow Architectural Association. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Melrose Abbey

Perspective drawing of the north transept at Melrose Abbey. It is accompanied by labelled sections detailing elements of the pillars. The drawing is labelled 'Association Visit,' referring to the Glasgow Architectural Association. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library

McGibbon, Alexander

Lincoln Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the chapter house at Lincoln Cathedral, viewed from the south-east. Accompanying it are plans and sections of mullions, buttresses, and the well. A note dates the well to 1772 and describes the buttresses as modern. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Lincoln Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the north transept at Lincoln Cathedral, viewed from cloisters. A note dates the structure to 1210 and the cloister to 1280 - 1300. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Durham Cathedral

Perspective drawing of Durham Cathedral, viewed from the north-east. The lower section of the drawing lacks detail, and a note states that the drawing was stopped due to rain. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Paper conservation was completed in 2019.

McGibbon, Alexander

Lincoln Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the chapter house at Lincoln Cathedral, acommpanied by a drawing of a pillar capital and a plan of the archway. A note dates the structure to 1225. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

St. Nicholas' Church, Barfreston

Perspective drawing of a sculpted tympanum at St. Nicholas' Church, Barfreston. Measurements of the doorway are noted. No date is provided, but McGibbon sketched two other drawings of the church on 8 Aug 1888. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

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