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Lincoln Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the Galilee Porch of the south transept at Lincoln Cathedral. A note dates the structure to 1200. Accompanying the drawing are plans of the archway complete with measurements, and a closer perspective of a pillar capital. Th...

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 draw...

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

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. Thi...

McGibbon, Alexander

Linlithgow Palace

Perspective drawings depicting four elements of the eastern side of Linlithgow Palace. The upper left perspective depicts the principal doorway to Parliament Hall. The upper right perspective depicts the fireplace inside Parliament Hall. The two l...

McGibbon, Alexander

Melrose Abbey

Perspective drawing of the east window of Melrose Abbey viewed from the chancel. No date is provided, but other dated sketches of the Abbey by McGibbon are dated 09 Oct 1886. 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 dr...

McGibbon, Alexander

Melrose Abbey

Perspective drawing of the interior of Melrose Abbey. No date is provided, but the sketch is probably an unfinished draft of a more complete sketch of the same view, dated 09 Oct 1886. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Melrose Abbey

Perspective drawing of the north bay in the chancel of Melrose Abbey. No date is provided, but other dated sketches of the Abbey by McGibbon are dated 09 Oct 1886. Accompanying it are small elevations, sections and plans of column capitals and vau...

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 st...

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

Nieuwe Kerk, Delft

Study of the New Church, Delft. Originally mounted with NMC/332. Mount now lost (c1980s) but was inscribed: "Drawings by Thomas Mitchell 'Greek Thompson' scholar 1929".

Mitchell, Thomas

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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