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Jane Stewart Smith

551 137

Description Jane Stewart Smith

Date 1868 to 1870

Collection Jane Stewart Smith

Catalogue Number 551 137

Category All Other

Scope and Content 43 ink sketches by Mrs Jane Stewart Smith of old closes and buildings in Edinburgh. Collotypes with mix media.

Archive History Purchased from Mr Waddell, 25 Regent Street, Portobello (NBR Minutes 25.1.1952).

System of Arrangement Solander box includes 2 pages with list of sketches, and one page with background to collection as described above. Catalogued STE 1-44.

Administrative History Mrs Jane Stewart Smith (d.1925) was an accomplished watercolour painter, and the author of "The Grange of St. Giles", 1898, and "Historic Stones and Stories of Byegone Edinburgh", 1924. Many of her sketches record old closes and buildings in Edinburgh, including numerous which have since been demolished.

Accession Number 1971/7

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1176436

Collection Hierarchy - Collection Level

Collection Level (551 137) Jane Stewart Smith

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
Print Room STE 8 View of Bakehouse Close and Huntly House in Canongate, with people in period dress in doorways, Edinburgh. Titled: "Bakehouse Close, Marquis of Huntly's House" 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 9 View of main frontage of Moray House on Canongate, with people in foreground - one carrying ladder, Edinburgh. Titled: "Moray House. Canongate." 1868 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images DP 158508 View of Bakehouse Close and Huntly House in Canongate, with people in period dress in doorways, Edinburgh. Titled: "Bakehouse Close, Marquis of Huntly's House" 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 20 View into Fountain Close on the High Street, with people in the centre, Edinburgh. Titled: "Fountain Close. High street. Where the Bassendine Bible was printed -first house right hand side" 1869 Item Level
Print Room STE 21 View of John Knox's House and Moubray House on the High Street, with people and horse and cart in street, Edinburgh. 1870 Item Level
Print Room STE 29 View of close containing Mint of Scotland, of Cowgate, Edinburgh. Titled: "Old Mint Court & Duke of Argyle's house, Cowgate" 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 10 View of block in Canongate including Morocco Land, Edinburgh. Titled: 'Morocco Land & c. Canongate.' 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 11 View of block in Canongate including Morocco Land with people in the street, Edinburgh. Titled: "Morocco Land in the Canongate" c. 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158510 View of block in Canongate including Morocco Land, Edinburgh, showing houses and shops including Black's Dairy and a tea and wine shop 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 12 View of Magdalen Chapel from under George IV Bridge, with people and horse and cart in street, Edinburgh. Titled: "Cowgate & St Magdalen's Church from below George IV Bridge. Deacon Brodie's House" 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 13 View of College Wynd in the Cowgate, with people in foreground, Edinburgh. Titled: "Birthplace of Sir Walter Scott, College Wynd" 1869 Item Level
Print Room STE 14 View in the Cowgate of premises for Symsons the Printer, Edinburgh. Titled: 'Symsons the Printers house, Cowgate.' 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 28 View of Advocate's Close looking West, with barrels and ladders in courtyard, Edinburgh. Titled: "Back of Advocates' Close and Sir James Stewarts House taken from a window in Mr Robert Chambers' premises off the High Street" 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 31 View of West front of Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh. Titled: "Ancient Doorway Holyrood Chapel" 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 32 View of Holyrood Abbey and Palace from North, Edinburgh. Titled: "Holyrood Palace and Arthur Seat -from Regent Road" c. 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 25 View of detail of two doorways in Advocate's Close, Edinburgh. Titled: 'Advocate's Close.' c. 1869 Item Level
Print Room STE 26 View of Advocate's Close looking towards High Street, Edinburgh. Titled: 'Advocate'sClose-High Street.' c. 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 27 View of Advocate's Close looking towards High Street, Edinburgh. unframed. c. 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 15 View of general houses in Cowgatewith people in period dress and barrels, Edinburgh. Titled: "Old houses opposite South Gray's Close, Cowgate" 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 16 View of general houses in Cowgate, Edinburgh. Titled: 'John Craig's dwelling. Old Ecclesiastical Houses, Cowgate" c. 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 17 View of Bull's Close in the Cowgate with two figures in period dress, Edinburgh. Titled: 'Bull'sClose. Cowgate-.' 1869 Item Level
Print Room STE 18 View into High School Wynd, looking towards the Cowgate, Edinburgh. Titled: 'High School Wynd + Cardinal Bealon's house at the foot.' 1869 Item Level
Print Room STE 19 View of detail of of doorways in Fountain Close on the High Street, Edinburgh. Titled: "This venerable mansion is directly opposite the house of the famous Thomas Bassendyne, the Scottish typographer, from whence he issued his beautiful folis Bible in 1574, which was the first Bible printed in Scotland." 1869 Item Level
Print Room STE 30 View of old Tolbooth in the High Street, Edinburgh. Titled: "Heart of Midlothian. after Ewebank" 1868 Item Level

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