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Articles, reviews and features

Articles written for The Glasgow Herald unless otherwise stated.Hand written and typed draft copies of around 225 articles of 500-1500 word length, by Clare Henry for The Glasgow Herald, January-December 1994, with weekly articles and some weekend...

Henry, Clare

Artistic dress and essay

Artistic Dress made by a third year Interior Design student as a project for the 'Artistic Dress - Fashion, Style and identity' course.  Full length, long sleeved 'A' line dress in dark blue, with a square neck and a central pa...

Broger, Anna

Chinese Emperor ceramic figure

Cream coloured glazed ceramic Chinese figure in court dress. Some damage (repaired) to neck and missing hands. Old paper label with no. 629/20 and 'Sch 76' in red paint inside figure suggest that it was part of the School's handling...

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History of architecture

26 x single sheets of architectural sketches covering various periods/styles in history from Greek and Roman to Gothic and the Renaissance. 2 x double sheets, "The Renaissance of Roman Architecture" essay.

Gorman, James

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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Storage jars

Two storage jars from a series. Larger jar marked 'coffee' in black print above transfer print geometric design in red and black on white background, with gold coloured lid. Smaller jar marked 'marmalade' in black print in the ...

Stewart, Robert

Silver coffee pot

Traditional style hammered silver coffee pot (Edinburgh hallmark, 1981, GSA makers stamp) with hinged lid and swan necked spout.  Heatproof handle and lid knob.  Hip shaped body.

Houston, Elizabeth

Silver candlestick

Tall, arum lily shaped hammered silver candlestick (Edinburgh hallmark, 1981, makers stamp RD) with textured gilt area at base picking out imaginary trail of molten wax.

Drew, Roger

Three piece silver cruet set

Three piece cruet set with salt and pepper shakers, lidded mustard pot and spoon in hallmarked silver.  Cylindrical design with raised mealy bug pattern band on the upper section.  Spoon has similar design engraved on handle. Mustard pot has brown...

Curran, Fay

Metal sculpture / lamp

Large silver table lamp in three parts. Torch style lamp base with slatted column design and decorative studding around base housing a fluorescent bulb. Circular link piece to attach the shade to the base and elaborate 'jelly fish' desig...

Brennan, Louise

Silver mantle clock

Mackintosh inspired mantel clock made from silver with square face in mother of pearl with clock hands and 12 markers in gold coloured metal. Glass cover which is chipped at the edge and loose from housing. Clock supported on silver block columns ...

McFedries, Helen

Diploma show piece

Transparent organdie shadow work panel for a dress salon. Design features a dressmaker's dummy and vase with flowers. Previously displayed in a glass and wooden frame. Designed to be hung against a window.

Pollok, Meg

Woven length

This length was created (as part of NMC/1579-1581) by Isobel Stirling for her Diploma Show in 1948 and produced under the supervision of Agnes McCreadie.

Smyth, Isobel

Printed length for degree show

This length was created (as part of NMC/1579-1581) by Isobel Stirling for her Diploma Show in 1948 and produced under the supervision of Gladys Harrison. The design was based on an exercise using cut out paper, particularly the discarded pieces of...

Smyth, Isobel

Two woven screens

The two woven screens have a loose check pattern with brown string and brown, cream and green thread on wooden supports. They have metal fasteners in the wooden beams at top and bottom for hanging purposes.

Lindsay, John Walter

Silver teapot

Traditional style hammer worked silver teapot (Edinburgh hallmark, 1982, GSA makers stamp) with heat proof handle and lid knob.  Swan necked spout and hip shaped body.

McDougall, James

Movement study

One sheet with a series of pencil sketches, source photographs attached, recording movement.  Handwritten note at the foot of the sheet records the date April 1997, 'the arms swing like gyroscopes to balance the action, contrapposto is not ju...

Robertson, Frances

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