Item MC/A/11 - Model of the Glasgow School of Art

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Model of the Glasgow School of Art


  • c1953 (Creation)

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1/8": 1 foot scale Coloured balsa wood model of the Mackintosh Building on a wooden base. Made by former students of the Glasgow School of Art.

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Exhibited: Edinburgh, Saltire Society; 1953. Paris,  Musee Nationale d'Art Modern; 1960. Edinburgh, Festival Society; 1968. London, Architects Association; 1981.

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Purchased by GSA (with 3 other models) for £300 from the Saltire Society, Edinburgh, 1954. Model of GSA library presumed lost.

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Coloured balsa wood model on wooden base

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GB 1694 MC/A/11

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition


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