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Decorative leatherwork display case

Wooden display case of decorative leatherwork by P. Wylie Davidson showing examples of materials and techniques. Back of case has GSA label "Leatherwork. 'B', 19.1.58". Back of case also has list of "educational notes"...

Davidson, Peter Wylie

Pink and black embroidery display

Framed display of pink and black embroidery with beading, with engraved title "Samples and Examples by Anne Knox Arthur, The Glasgow School of Art". Includes label "Embroidery C_Black and Pink" and instruction on back of frame....

Arthur, Anne Knox

Collection of 31 pottery fragments

Group of 31 glazed and gilded pottery fragments from Persia/Egypt/Syria. Includes imagery of ornamental designs, figures, animals, and Arabic/Cufic lettering. May have been collected and given to the school by William Matthew Flinders Petrie in th...

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Leatherwork display case

Wooden display case of leatherwork by P. Wylie Davidson showing examples of techniques. Back of case has GSA label "Leatherwork. 'C', 19.1.58". Due to information in archival documentation, display case can be dated pre-1943.

Davidson, Peter Wylie

Collection of cast reliefs

Collection of brown stained round plaster cast reliefs. Mostly depicting portrait busts. Kept in eight shallow wooden drawers. Themes include: religious figures, military figures, ancient Greek and Roman figures, royalty, various historical figure...

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Brass lantern

Brass lantern treated with gold finish with cut-out ornamental design on top and bottom. Has glass covering for light, cut wires on bottom which would have been attached to light bulb inside. Lantern would have been attached to the wall. Back of l...

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Plaster Casts

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  • Collection
  • 19th century-20th century

Collection of plaster casts comprising human figures, architectural fragments, plaster friezes, plaster reliefs, marble reliefs, tondos and busts.Casts were used as an important teaching aid by the School, from the late 19th century onwards. The c...

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Degree Show banners

Three unhemmed printed cotton banners for GSA Degree Show 2001. Digital image of mouth and section of face in pink and purple. Text in black and pink. List of degree show sponsers: Campari, Beat 106 Non-stop, Gordon Yuill and Company. Also has log...

Centre for Advanced Textiles

Carved tablet to Sir James Fleming

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.A carved tribute panel dedicated to Sir James Fleming (Chairman of GSA's Board of Governors). Located on the half landing between the gro...

Frampton, Sir George James

Ship block printing display case

Wooden display case showing process of wood and linoleum block printing, featuring ship design. Loose paper GSA label once attached to back of case with writing "Design. B-Block Printing". Due to information in archival documentation, di...

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Mackintosh banner

This screen printed banner with a large photo of Mackintosh depicts his signature and the Glasgow School of Art emblem reading: "There is honour in honest error none in the icy perfection of the mere stylist".

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Fish cape sleeved jacket

Cape sleeved jacket with long, mermaid style fishtail made of an iridescent synthetic fabric lined with green synthetic silk and decorated with strands of couched wool in a fish scale design.  Thought to have been made and used as a costume for a ...

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Reproduction Furniture

A series of facsimile armchairs were commissioned by GSA between 2003 and 2005 to replace the original armchairs (from 1904 and 1906) that remained in situ and in daily use within the Director's Room and Board Room of Glasgow School of Art.

Bruce Hamilton Furniture Makers

The Giusti Plaster Cast Collection

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  • 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

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