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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 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 158259 View from bottom of Blackfriars Wynd before it became Blackfriars Street, with people in period dress, Edinburgh. Titled: 'Blackfriars Wynd.' 1866 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158260 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
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158261 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
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158262 View of Abbey Strand, Edinburgh, looking East, with people in period dress and horse and cart (possibly brewers' cart), Edinburgh. 1870 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158263 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
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158265 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 158511 View of block in Canongate including Morocco Land with people in the street, Edinburgh. Titled: "Morocco Land in the Canongate" 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158512 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
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158516 View of general houses in Cowgate, Edinburgh. Titled: "John Craig's dwelling. Old Ecclesiastical Houses, Cowgate" c. 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158513 View of College Wynd in the Cowgate, with people in foreground, Edinburgh. Titled: "Birthplace of Sir Walter Scott, College Wynd" 1869 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158514 View in the Cowgate of premises for Symsons the Printer, Edinburgh also showing the premises of a fishmonger and Floey's fish store 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158515 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
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158517 View of Bull's Close in the Cowgate with two figures in period dress, Edinburgh. Titled: 'Bull'sClose. Cowgate-.' 1869 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158518 View into High School Wynd, looking towards the Cowgate, Edinburgh. Titled: 'High School Wynd + Cardinal Bealon's house at the foot.' 1869 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158519 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
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158520 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
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158525 View of detail of two doorways in Advocate's Close, Edinburgh. Titled: 'Advocate's Close.' c. 1869 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158522 View of Cant's Close in the High Street, Edinburgh. Titled. below: 'Cant's Close, High Street. Entrance to Lord Haliburton's House.' Titled on verso: 'Exterior of Lord Haliburton's House, Cant's Close' 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158523 Interior view of house in Cant's Close on the High Street, Edinburgh. Titled: 'The interior of a room in Cant's Close'. Titled on verso: 'Interior of Cant's Close Lord Haliburton's House'. 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158524 View of Warriston's Close and the Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh. Titled: "Back of Warriston Close -and Bank of Scotland" 1869 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158526 View of Advocate's Close looking towards High Street, Edinburgh. Titled: 'Advocate'sClose-High Street.' c. 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158527 View of Advocate's Close looking towards High Street, Edinburgh. unframed. c. 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158528 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

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