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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
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 421 General view c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 1124 Distant view from south west c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 1125 Distant view c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 1126 General view c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 1187 General view from east - glass negative c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 1167 General view c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 1360 General view c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 2060 View from south - glass negative c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images UC 2582 General view Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images 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 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 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 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
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images D 81613 PO General view c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images 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 Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 357 General view of Ruthven Barracks from the south c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 328 General view of Greyfriars Church and Churchyard. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 329 Detail of Martyrs' Monument in Greyfriars Churchyard. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 327/1 Interior, general view looking West. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 327/2 Interior-general view looking West 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 324 General view of Holyrood Palace from North West c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 325 General view of St Giles' Cathedral from East c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 326 General view of St Giles' Cathedral from East c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 393 View of Balvenie Castle, largely obscured by mature trees c. 1890 Item Level

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