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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.

Accession Number 1980/21

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

Collection Hierarchy - Collection Level

Collection Level (551 341) William Notman

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
Prints and Drawings EDD 232/8 Plan (unfinished) by W H Playfair. c. 1836 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images D 7287 P Photographic copy of plan. c. 1836 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images D 7288 P Photographic copy of unfinished plan. c. 1836 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images D 7289 P Photographic copy of plan. c. 1836 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images D 7290 P Photographic copy of drawing showing elevation. c. 1836 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images D 7291 P Photographic copy of drawing showing elevation. c. 1836 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 384 Copy of historic photograph showing general view of tower with men carrying out gardening work. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 381 General view from N. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 119 Cramond Church General view c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 196 Cramond Village General view c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 197 Cramond Village General view c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 110 View of Hatton House c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 60367 Hopetoun House. General view. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 344 Edinburgh, Glasgow Road, Gogar House, View from South West. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 345 Edinburgh, Glasgow Road, Gogar House, View from North West. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 346 Edinburgh, Glasgow Road, Gogar House, View of gateway. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images E 83167 PO Roslin, Roslin Chapel. Copy of historic photograph showing view from South West. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images E 83166 PO Roslin, Roslin Chapel. Copy of historic photograph showing view from South. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images E 83165 PO Roslin, Roslin Chapel. Copy of historic photograph showing view from South. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images C 33021 P Edinburgh, Warriston Road, East Warriston Road. Photographic copy of feuing plan. Titled: 'Sketch of Part of the Ground for Feuing of East Warriston the Property of William Bonnar Esq. 1852' 'Lithograph by J. Cellatly George Street, Edinburgh' 'Apply to Mr David Richardson Acht. No. 6 Gt. Stuart St. or to Messrs. W & J. Cook W.S. No. 32 Abercromby Place'. Ink on paper. 1852 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 60403 View of Sailor's Home, Leith, Edinburgh. Titled: 'Sailor's home'. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 60510 General view of The Shore, Leith, The Shore. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images EDD 54/40 Edinburgh, Cockburn Street, general. Photographic copy of lithograph showing view from North-East. Titled: View of Cockburn Street Edinburgh'. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 372 Drummond Castle. General view of avenue. c. 1890 Item Level

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