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William Notman

551 341

Description William Notman

Collection William Notman

Catalogue Number 551 341

Category All Other

Scope and Content A very large collection of drawings by William Notman, but also including many associated with his father, John, and various Edinburgh architects, including George Angus. The Notman drawings include designs for Blair Castle, Dunkeld Cathedral and Gothic gates to Dunkeld House, c1820. The William Notman drawings include many designs from the office of William Henry Playfair during the 1830s and early 1840s, including a competition entry of a design for the Western Cemetery, Glasgow, bearing the motto 'Alberti'. Notman's independent designs include 'The Elms', Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh, 1858, and the Star Inn at Moffat, 1860. Also, a sketchbook, bearing label of 'R Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 101 Strand, London' (paper watermarked 1822). Including: sketches of Arthur Lodge and Dean Orphanage, Edinburgh; surveys of monuments in Greyfriars Churchyard; ceilings in Lawnmarket, Queen Mary's Room, Holyrood, Moray House, Mitchell's Land, Cowgate, Roman Eagle Lodge, etc (all in Edinburgh); and an unfinished sketch of Minto Manse. Also, manuscripts. Miscellaneous papers associated with John Notman including: specification for a house for Alexander Goelen, Shipbuilder, Leith, 1802; abstract of John Notman's claims on the Duke of Atholl, 1818; specification of Abdie Church, no date; specification of Kirkcaldy Church, George Angus, 1828. Papers realting to William Notman, pupil of William Henry Playfair, including: specification of a house for Andrew Rutherfurd, St Colme Street, 1825; specification for entrance Lodge, Lurgan, 1834; specification for Barmore house, 1836; specification for banking at Donaldson's Hospital, 1840. Papers realting to William Notman's architectural practice, including specifications for: Dalry, Bonded Warehouse, 1855; Haymarket Distillery, 1856; Shopfront 132 Princes Street, 1857; McLean and Hope's Chemcial Works, Leith, 1860; Tenement, Fort Street, North Leith, 1862; Brewery North Back of Canongate, 1867; and Mr Hamilton's Villa at Greenhill.

Archive History Presented to RCAHMS by Mr and Mrs Notman, 1980-1.

Administrative History The son of John Notman, Clerk of Works to the Duke of Atholl, William Notman was a pupil of the architect William Playfair.

Accruals No further accruals are expected.

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1176640

Collection Hierarchy - Collection Level

Collection Level (551 341) William Notman

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
Print Room B 53582 PO Aberdour Harbour, Fife c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 421 General view c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 1124 Distant view from south west c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 1125 Distant view c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 1126 General view c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 1187 General view from east - glass negative c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 1167 General view c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 1360 General view c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 2060 View from south - glass negative c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 2582 General view Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 2605 General view of church from south west c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 358 General view of landscape and bridge, whereabouts in Kingussie area uncertain c. 1890 Item Level
Print Room EDD 777/1 15 Princes Street, Elevation survey drawing of shop front, inscr; 'Designed by Thos Hamilton' 13/6/1835 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images EDD 777/1 P 15 Princes Street, Elevation survey drawing of shop front, inscr; 'Designed by Thos Hamilton' Pen and wash 13/6/1835 Item Level
Print Room UC 4997 View of St George's Church showing lanterns proposed by Robert Reid but never built 1825 Item Level
Print Room UC 4999 View of St George's Church from the East side of Charlotte Square 1825 Item Level
Print Room EDD 26/8 Plan of unexecuted design (to suit EDD26/7), for a proposed site on the Mound c. 1820 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images D 81613 PO General view c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 50289 Photographic copy of a drawing showing S elevation. c. 1840 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images EDD 232/5 P Photographic copy of a drawing from S. c. 1840 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 360 General view from south of Tromie Bridge c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 357 General view of Ruthven Barracks from the south c. 1890 Item Level
Prints and Drawings EDD 232/6 Elevation by W H Playfair c. 1836 Item Level
Prints and Drawings EDD 232/7 Elevation by W H Playfair. c. 1836 Item Level

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