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A collection of photographs and negatives taken by George Oliver dating from 1948-1990 (apart from two dated c1897). George arranged his photographs into folders by approximate subject matter and gave each folder a title. This has been reflected i...

Oliver, George

The Giusti Plaster Cast Collection

  • GST
  • Collection
  • Late 19th century-mid 20th century

Collection of items related to the Glasgow based firm J. Giusti & Co. which specialized in the production of plaster figures, mould making, statuary repair, and other plaster work. The collection is primarily composed of plaster busts and port...

Proudfoot, Alexander

Plaster cast of Antinous

Original: Statue of a young nude male found at Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli c1730. Antinous (November 29, 111-October 30, 130) was a member of the entourage of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, to whom he was beloved. Original currently in the collection...

Plaster cast of Apoxyomenos (Vatican Apoxyomenos)

  • PC/002
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.Original: An athlete, caught in the familiar act of scraping sweat and dust from his body with the small curved instrument that the Romans cal...

Plaster cast of Augustus of Primaporta

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.Original: Statue of Augustus Caesar which was discovered on April 20, 1863, in the Villa of Livia at Prima Porta, near Rome. Gaius Julius Caes...

Plaster cast of Germanicus (Marcellus)

  • PC/011A
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.Original: The original scaled Roman statue of c50BC by the sculptor Kleomenes. The Nude male statue, erroneously identified as Germanicus, a m...

Plaster cast of Germanicus (Marcellus)

  • PC/011B
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.Original: The original scaled Roman statue of c50BC by the sculptor Kleomenes. The Nude male statue, erroneously identified as Germanicus, a m...

Plaster cast of Laocoon and his Sons

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018. All that remains is a fragment of a hand.Original: This statue group was found in 1506 on the Esquiline Hill in Rome and immediately identifi...

Plaster cast of Mercury

  • PC/014
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Greco-Roman attribution, shows Mercury God of merchandise and merchants, commonly identified with the Greek Hermes, fleet-footed messenger of the gods.This item was damaged in the fire in the Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. It unde...

Plaster cast of Boy of Subiaco

  • PC/021
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.Original: From the group of Niobe and her children at the Galleria Uffizi, Florence, Italy, originally found in Rome in 1583. Niobe boasted ab...

Plaster cast of Venus de Milo (Aphrodite of Milos)

  • PC/023A
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.Original: Created at some time between 130 and 100 BC, to revive pre-hellenistic ideas. It is believed to depict Aphrodite (Venus to the Roman...

Plaster cast of Venus de Milo (Aphrodite of Milos)

  • PC/023B
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.Original: Created at some time between 130 and 100 BC, to revive pre-hellenistic ideas. It is believed to depict Aphrodite (Venus to the Roman...

Plaster cast of Venus de Milo (Aphrodite of Milos)

  • PC/023C
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 23rd May 2014.Original: Created at some time between 130 and 100 BC, to revive pre-hellenistic ideas. It is believed to depict Aphrodite (Venus to the Romans...

Plaster cast of Crouching Venus (Crouching Aphrodite)

  • PC/024
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Also known as: Venere nel bagno, Venere nella conchiglia. Likely to be a Roman adaptation of Doidalses' Crouching Aphrodite (a lost Greek original from the 3rd century BC). Original currently in the collection of the Louvre, Paris, ...

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