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Papers of Jane Stewart Smith, artist, Edinburgh, Scotland

551 137

Description Papers of Jane Stewart Smith, artist, Edinburgh, Scotland

Date 1868 to 1870

Collection Papers of Jane Stewart Smith, artist, Edinburgh, Scotland

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.

Accruals No accruals are anticipated.

Accession Number 1971/7

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

Collection Hierarchy - Collection Level

Collection Level (551 137) Papers of Jane Stewart Smith, artist, Edinburgh, Scotland

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date 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 33 View of Queen Mary's Bath looking South West, Edinburgh. Titled: Queen Mary's Bath. Holyrood.' 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 23 View of interior of house in Cant's Close on the High Street, Edinburgh. Titled. below: "The interior of a room in Cant's Close" Titled. on verso: "Interior of Cant's Close Lord Haliburton's House" 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 34 View of interior of Queen Mary's Bath, Edinburgh. Titled: "Interior of Queen Mary's Bath" 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 35 View of King's Stable Road looking towards the Castle from the Grassmarket, with people standing by carts, Edinburgh. Titled: "Entrance to the West Port. Thomas Borland's House. King's Stables." 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 1 View of Abbey Strand, Edinburgh, looking East, with people in period dress and horse and cart (possibly brewers' cart), Edinburgh. 1870 Item Level
Print Room STE 36 View of Lawnmarket and top of Upper Bow, Edinburgh. Titled: "Head of West Bow Lawnmarket" 1869 Item Level
Print Room STE 37 View of St Mary's Wynd from Cowgate, before it was replaced by St Mary's Street, Edinburgh. Titled: "St Mary's Wynd, Cowgate.' 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 38 View of Boyd's Inn in St Mary's Wynd, with people in the street, Edinburgh. Titled: "Old houses head of St Mary's Wynd. Boyd's Inn, where Boswell met Dr Johnson 1773" 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 39 View of doorway to house in Upper Bow, Major Weir's House, Edinburgh. Titled:. "Entrance to Major Weir's House." (Major Weir's Close was at No 24 Upper or West Bow) c. 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 5 View of Candlemaker Row looking North West, Edinburgh. Titled: "Porteous Mob Corner. Candlemaker Row looking towards the Grassmarket with Lord Brougham's birthplace on the right" 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 2 View from bottom of Blackfriars Wynd before it became Blackfriars Street, with people in period dress, Edinburgh. Titled: 'Blackfriars Wynd.' 1866 Item Level
Print Room STE 3 View of entrance to Roman Catholic Chapel formerly sited in Blackfriars Wynd before it became Blackfriars Street, with two women in doorway and wheelbarrow and broom in foreground, Edinburgh. Titled: "Entrance to an Ancient Roman Catholic Chapel in Blackfriars Wynd, in which the Royal French Exiles assembled to worship during their abode at Holyrood Palace." 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 4 View of South West side of Candlemaker Row with Greyfriars and Castle in the background, Edinburgh. Titled: 'Candlemaker Row-Greyfriars and Castle.' 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 40 View of houses in West Port looking towards Castle, Edinburgh. Titled: "Old Houses. West Port. Burke and Hare vicinity" 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 41 View of West Port frontage of Crombie's Land, with people in street, Edinburgh. Titled: 'Crombie's Land Exterior. West Port.' 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 42 View of rear of Crombie's Land in the West Port, looking towards Castle, Edinburgh. Titled: "Interior of Crombie's Land. West Port" 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 24 View of Warriston's Close and the Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh. Titled: "Back of Warriston Close -and Bank of Scotland" 1869 Item Level
Print Room STE 43 View of courtyard for Crombie's Land in the West Port, with women doing washing, and a wheelbarrow, Edinburgh. Titled: "Courtyard entrance to Crombie's Land" 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 44 View of ruined Tanner's Close in the West Port, Edinburgh. Titled: "Burke and Hare's House. West Port -back of Tanner's Close" c. 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 6 View of North side of White Horse Close in the Canongate, with date "1523" inscribed in gable above small middle window, and women about to hang out washing, Edinburgh. Titled: 'White horse Close, Canongate.' 1868 Item Level
Print Room STE 7 View of the Guard house of Cromwell's at Dunbar's Close in state of disrepair, Edinburgh. Titled: "Guard House of Cromwell's Ironsides-Dunbar Close" 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158509 View of main frontage of Moray House on Canongate, with people in foreground - one carrying ladder, Edinburgh. Titled: "Moray House. Canongate." 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images SC 1312379 View of ruined Tanner's Close in the West Port, Edinburgh. Titled: "Burke and Hare's House. West Port -back of Tanner's Close" c. 1868 Item Level

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