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The Duncan Brown Photographic Collection

  • DB
  • Collection
  • 1853-1896

The collection consists of 305 photographs taken between 1853 and 1896. Sitters included local dignitaries, friends and family including John Brown, Queen Victoria's Ghillie. The collection also includes landscapes and the streets of Glasgow,...

Brown, Duncan

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. Annotated with Greek text "EYTYXO HPINH NIRON".

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Plaster cast of Corinthian capital

  • PC/104A
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Attic of ionic order, but unusually highly decorated. Bears illegible maker's stamp, possibly that of "Commission Royale Belge Atelier du Moulage, Bruxelles".

Commission Royale Belge Atelier du Moulage Bruxelles

Plaster cast of architectural fragment with leaf ornament

  • PC/115
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Probably from an arcitrave. Oval shapes with decorative leaves. Bears "Musée de Sculpture Comparée du Trocadero, Paris, 1910" maker's stamp. Annotated "352" (carved).

Musée de Sculpture Comparée du Trocadero, Paris

Plaster cast of pilaster

  • PC/101B
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Plaster cast of pilaster, part of a set with decorated capital

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Plaster cast of architrave with foliage

  • PC/111
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Three leafed foliage. Bears a "Musée de Sculpture Comparée du Trocadero, Paris, 1910" maker's stamp. Annotated "37" and "351".

Musée de Sculpture Comparée du Trocadero, Paris

Plaster cast of Gothic capital

  • PC/120
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Bears "Commission Royale Belge Atelier du Moulage Bruxelles" maker's stamp.

Commission Royale Belge Atelier du Moulage Bruxelles

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 spandrel

  • PC/152
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey, London, UK.

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