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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
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158536 View of Holyrood Abbey and Palace from North, Edinburgh. Titled: "Holyrood Palace and Arthur Seat -from Regent Road" c. 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158529 View of close containing Mint of Scotland, of Cowgate, Edinburgh. Titled: "Old Mint Court & Duke of Argyle's house, Cowgate" 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158534 View of old Tolbooth in the High Street, Edinburgh. Titled: "Heart of Midlothian. after Ewebank" 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158535 View of West front of Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh. Titled: "Ancient Doorway Holyrood Chapel" 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158537 View of Queen Mary's Bath looking South West, Edinburgh. Titled: Queen Mary's Bath. Holyrood.' 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158538 View of interior of Queen Mary's Bath, Edinburgh. Titled: "Interior of Queen Mary's Bath" 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158547 View of houses in West Port looking towards Castle, Edinburgh. Titled: "Old Houses. West Port. Burke and Hare vicinity" 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158539 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
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158543 View of Lawnmarket and top of Upper Bow, Edinburgh. Titled: "Head of West Bow Lawnmarket" 1869 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158544 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
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158545 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
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158546 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
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158548 View of West Port frontage of Crombie's Land, with people in street, Edinburgh. Titled: 'Crombie's Land Exterior. West Port.' 1868 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158549 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
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 158550 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

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