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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

Durham Cathedral

Several perspective drawings of Durham Cathedral. A large perspective of the south-west tower is accompanied by smaller perspectives of the exterior and interior of the cloister, and annotated sections. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow S...

McGibbon, Alexander

Lincoln Cathedral

Perspective drawing of wall arcading at the chapter house of Lincoln Cathedral. A large perspective depicts a column capital, while underneath ornamental arch mouldings are drawn. Plans and sections of columns and arches are also drawn, complete w...

McGibbon, Alexander

Durham Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the nave at Durham Cathedral, viewed from the north aisle. Several plans and sections of columns, clustered pillars and ribbed vaulting are also drawn, complete with measurements. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow S...

McGibbon, Alexander

Lincoln Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the west front of Lincoln Cathedral. A note dates the section to 1230 - 1250. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Durham Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the Chapel of the Nine Alters at Durham Cathedral, viewed from the north-east corner. Annotations describe the materials of the construction elements. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library. This it...

McGibbon, Alexander

Lincoln Cathedral

Detail drawings of elements around the doors from the nave to the north and south aisles of the choir at Lincoln Cathedral. Plans and sections of the archway and perspectives of ornamentation accompany it, complete with measurements and notes. A n...

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

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

Durham Cathedral

Perspective drawing of Durham Cathedral, viewed from the north-east. The lower section of the drawing lacks detail, and a note states that the drawing was stopped due to rain. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library. This ...

McGibbon, Alexander

Lincoln Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the chapter house at Lincoln Cathedral, acommpanied by a drawing of a pillar capital and a plan of the archway. A note dates the structure to 1225. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

St. Nicholas' Church, Barfreston

Perspective drawing of a sculpted tympanum at St. Nicholas' Church, Barfreston. Measurements of the doorway are noted. No date is provided, but McGibbon sketched two other drawings of the church on 8 Aug 1888. The drawing bears the stamp of t...

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

Durham Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the north porch at Durham Cathedral. Accompanying it are several plans, sections and perspectives of the archway complete with measurements, as well as a perspective of a door knocker. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glas...

McGibbon, Alexander

Lincoln Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the door to the chapter house at Lincoln Cathedral. Plans of archways are also drawn, complete with measurements. A note dates the structure to 1225. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

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

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

Lincoln Cathedral

Perspective drawing of choir stalls at Lincoln Cathedral, complete with measurements and an accompanying section.  Underneath, a perspective and plan of an arm of the choir stall is also drawn.  A note dates the structure to 1350 - 1380.  The draw...

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

St. Michael's Church, Linlithgow

Perspective drawing of the west doorway to St. Michael's Church, Linlithgow. Accompanying it are several plans and sections of the archway, complete with measurements and notes. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library...

McGibbon, Alexander

Lincoln Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the north-west corner of Lincoln Cathedral, also depicting surrounding buildings. 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

Carlisle Cathedral

Perspective drawing of Carlisle Cathedral viewed from the south-west. McGibbon seems to have been particularly interested in the corbel tables, annotating them with the number of individual stones. The drawing is accompanied by smaller sketches of...

McGibbon, Alexander

St. Michael's Church, Linlithgow

Perspective drawing of the south-west porch at St. Michael's Church, Linlithgow. A note states that ths sketch is unfinished, and the location of two niches are noted but not drawn. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Lib...

McGibbon, Alexander

Lincoln Cathedral

Several perspective drawings of doors and door knockers at Lincoln Cathedral, with various notes and measurements. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

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

Carlisle Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the portal to the south transept at Carlisle Cathedral. Alongside it, other sketches and sections show detailing of the portal. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

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

Lincoln Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the screen to chapels in the north transept of Lincoln Cathedral. A note states that the drawing is of a wood copy of an earlier stone construction in the south transept, but this has been drawn instead because of suitable l...

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

Dunblane Cathedral

Perspective drawing of Dunblane Cathedral viewed from the south-east. The drawing is labelled 'Association Visit,' referring to the Glasgow Architectural Association. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Roslin Chapel

Perspective drawing of the south aisle of Roslin Chapel, with accompanying sections complete with measurements. A note dates the structure to 1446. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library. This item was damaged in the fire...

McGibbon, Alexander

Bothwell Church

Watercolour and pencil sketch of Bothwell Church. The backing board notes that the sketch depicts the church before restoration. A joint visit by the Glasgow and Edinburgh Architectural Associations was made to the church on 22 Jun 1889; McGibbon ...

McGibbon, Alexander

Dunblane Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the interior of the west gable at Dunblane Cathedral. The drawing is labelled 'Association Visit,' referring to the Glasgow Architectural Association. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library.

McGibbon, Alexander

Beverley Minster

Perspective drawing of the north side of the small eastern transept at Beverley Minster. The lower portion is not completed, likely since it was obscured by trees. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library. This item was dam...

McGibbon, Alexander

Roslin Chapel

Perspective drawing of the south porch at Roslin Chapel, with accompanying sections of the doorway and buttress complete with measurements. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Paper conservation wi...

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

Jedburgh Abbey

Perspective drawing of the west doorway at Jedburgh Abbey. It is labelled with various measurements and annotations. A cross-section of the archway is overlayed on top of the perspective, and a section of a column base is sketched and labelled wit...

McGibbon, Alexander

Beverley Minster

Perspective drawing of the north transept at Beverley Minster. The lower portion is incomplete due to trees and a wall obscuring the view. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA&#...

McGibbon, Alexander

Carlisle Cathedral

Perspective drawing of the east front of Carlisle Cathedral. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow School of Art Library. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Paper conservation will be underta...

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

Jedburgh Abbey

Perspective drawing of Jedburgh Abbey, displaying the portal leading to the cloisters in the south aisle of the nave. Underneath, plans of the archway and jamb are drawn, as well as cross-sections and perspectives of column bases and capitals. A n...

McGibbon, Alexander

Beverley Minster

Perspective drawing of the doorway of the north transept at Beverley Minster. Accompanying it are several plans, sections and elevations of the archway and its ornamentation, complete with measurements. The drawing bears the stamp of the Glasgow S...

McGibbon, Alexander

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