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Plaster cast of fragment of stele

  • PC/084
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Stele refers to an upright stone or slab with an inscribed or sculptured surface, used as a monument or as a commemorative tablet in the face of a building.

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Plaster cast of Corinthian capital with stylised acanthus

  • PC/139
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

The Corinthian order is the most richly carved of all the orders. According to the architectural historian Vitruvius, the column was created by the sculptor Callimachus, probably an Athenian, who drew acanthus leaves growing around a votive basket.

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Plaster cast of stele

  • PC/204
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Stele in two parts; one with point and ornamented with fluting, the second with two flowers carved in relief. Original: The Temple of Thesius, Athens, Greece.

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St. Andrews' Cathedral, Fife

Watercolour and pencil sketch of church ruins.  There is no written indication of the location or date, but the structure can be identified as St. Andrews Cathedral.  The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

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 th...

McGibbon, Alexander

Columns

Perspective drawing of a group of columns.  Alongside it is a perspective of the column base, as well as sections and a rough plan, complete with measurements.  There is no indication of the location or date.  The drawing bears the stamp of the Gl...

McGibbon, Alexander

Church window

Perspective drawing of a church window.  There is no indication of the location or date.  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

Columns and capital

Perspective drawing of pillars, accompanied by sections and plans of the archway, complete with measurements.  There is no indication of the location or date.  The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

York Minster

Perspective drawing of York Minster with partially completed detailing. The drawing is annotated with the dating 'York approx. 85.' 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

St. Michael's Church, Linlithgow

Perspective drawing of the south-west porch of St. Michael's Church, Linlithgow. An annotation dates the church to 1425. There is evidence of an erased sketch. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library. This item was da...

McGibbon, Alexander

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