Item NMC/0636 - Model of The Glasgow School of Art - cross section

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Model of The Glasgow School of Art - cross section


  • 1995-1996 (Creation)

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Beginning his career as a Professional Modelmaker in 1977 Brian Gallagher founded B. G. Models Ltd in 1991, originally based in the Templeton Business Centre, Glasgow. Over the years the Company has built a reputation for outstanding quality and creativity, specialising in the construction of high specification Architectural models. In 2001 the Company relocated to a new Studio in the historical country town of Biggar, South Lanarkshire. The Company has continued to perfect the production of hand crafted models.

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Exhibited: Glasgow, McLellan (NY, CH, LA); 1996-97. Port Vendres, Le Dome; 2004. Istanbul, Topkapi Palace; 2005.

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Mr and Mrs Donald Taffner, 07.12.2000. Model was commissioned by Glasgow Museums and funded by Donald and Eleanor Taffner of New York for inclusion at Charles Rennie Mackintosh Exhibition, McLellan Galleries, Summer 1996.

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Painted bextrine on a PVC core with painted photo-etched brass, acrylic and resin

Dimensions: 920 x 350 x 330 mm

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GB 1694 NMC/0636

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GB 1694

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


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