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Interior view of the Music Hall, 174-194 Union Street, Aberdeen, showing the auditorium from balcony.

SC 1539058

Description Interior view of the Music Hall, 174-194 Union Street, Aberdeen, showing the auditorium from balcony.

Date 4/1962

Collection Scottish National Buildings Record

Catalogue Number SC 1539058

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of AB 955

Scope and Content Written on the back of the mounted print: 'Shire: Aberdeenshire. Place: Aberdeen. Building: Music Hall. Large concert hall'. Photographer: 'W S' Date: '1962' Interior of Assembly Rooms (also known as the 'Music Hall'), Aberdeen The Assembly Rooms was built in 1820-2 for the wealthy to hold social functions. It was one of the many neoclassical works of Archibald Simpson, a merchant's son who practised as an architect after returning from a tour of Italy in 1813-14. Aberdeen, 174-194 Union Street, Music Hall / Recreation / / Hall / DIGITAL IMAGES From 1800-1840, a generation of prestigious young architects led by John Smith and Archibald Simpson remodelled Aberdeen in Grecian neoclassical style and improved the infrastructure to meet the needs of the city's expanding industries. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference MW/BR/MUS/12


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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