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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
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 60436 General view. Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 60435 General view. Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 60360 General view. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 385 Copy of historic photographic view from W showing the Lower Green with gas works and St Andrew's Church. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 383 Copy of historic photograph showing view from SW. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 389 Copy of historic photograph showing general view. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 387 Copy of historic photographic view. c. 1890 Item Level
Print Room NOT 380 Historic photograph. General view. Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 350 General view. Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images NOT 318 General view. Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images H 83164 PO Photographic copy of architectural drawing of enterance by Archibal Elliot. Reproduced in, "The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. N M R S 1941-1991: National Monuments Record of Scotland jubilee: a guide to the collections", 1991, p53 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images E 52501 View from N. c. 1890 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 020263 General view. c. 1890 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images H 93775 PO General view of Balquhidder Parish Church from SW. c. 1890 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images SC 1168703 General view. Captioned: 'Old Mint, Linlithgow'. c. 1890 Item Level
All Other 551 341/1 Architectural work by William Notman Group Level
Print Room DC 59010/10 Elevation of Dunkeld Gate Item Level
All Other 551 341/2 Glass plate negatives from the William Notman Collection. Sub-Group Level
All Other 551 341/5 Work by architects associated with William Notman Group Level
All Other 551 341/6 Miscellaneous items relating to William Notman Group Level
All Other 551 341/7 Unidentified architectural drawings from the William Notman Collection Group Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 271900 Plan of lower floor of Bathgate Academy 16/2/1833 Item Level

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