Item PC/001 - Plaster cast of Antinous

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Plaster cast of Antinous


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Original: Statue of a young nude male found at Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli c1730. Antinous (November 29, 111-October 30, 130) was a member of the entourage of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, to whom he was beloved. Original currently in the collection of The Capitoline, Rome, Italy.

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Exhibited: The Savoy Tower, Glasgow 19 April 2018-07 May 2018 for 'Material Objects (work by Anthony Brotheridge, GSA Textile Design Tutor and Ruth Switalski)' exhibition. This item is currently on display in The Glasgow School of Art's Reid Building. For access information please email

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Thought to have been purchased in 1915. Listed in 1964/5 inventory as located in classroom 24 of the Mackintosh Building (GSAA/GOV/7/5).

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Dimensions: 1860 x 550 x 510 mm (Plinth: 680 x 690 x 680 mm)

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GB 1694 PC/001

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GB 1694

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


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